Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Archive for October 2011

Bridge Inspections

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Civil Engineering CE 5990 Graduate Seminar
Thursday October 27, 4 pm, 641 Dow

Ammu Ganesan, CE Graduate student Michigan Tech, will present “Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Program- the Mackinac Bridge”

Katie Zimmerman, CE Graduate student Michigan Tech, will present “Bridge Inspections” (more…)

New Directions on Great Lakes Water Resources Policy

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

View the presentation video

“New Directions on Great Lakes Water Resources Policy” Dave Dempsey, Policy Advisor, International Joint Commission; Presented at Michigan Technological University, Environmental Engineering Graduate Seminar, October 25, 2011

Application of Thermal IR Imagery for Concrete Bridge Inspection

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

October 20, 2011 Dow 642, Thursday, 4-5 pm

Presenter

Khatereh Vaghefi, Graduate Student of CEE

The authors of this presented paper include: Khatereh Vaghefi, H.A de
Melo e Silva, D.K. Harris, T.M. Ahlborn.

Public welcome.

Abstract

Detecting subsurface cracks and delaminations within concrete bridges (more…)

Restoration Engineering Fundamentals of Practice and Case Studies: Part 1

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Civil Engineering Seminar: Mr. Bob Tracy PE and Principle Investigator – MTU Class of 74/75. Title: Restoration Engineering Fundamentals of Practice and Case Studies: Part 1 Bob will talk about structures and materials of Restoration Engineering as seen in the link . Bob will talk to us again on Nov 17th.

An overview of four railway technology research projects for the European Union

Friday, October 7th, 2011

October 7, 2011 Grover C. Dillman Hall Room: 204, Friday, Oct 7, 2-3 pm

Presenter

Miroslav Haltuf
International Affairs Representative
OLTIS Group, Czech Republic

Miroslav Haltuf was born in 1958, graduated at the University of Žilina, Faculty of Operation and Economy of Railway Transport. He has dedicated himself to railway transport since 1981. (more…)

MTRI: Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor) Research Projects Posters

Friday, October 7th, 2011

View videos of the MTRI researchers
View pictures of the posters
Visit the MTRI web page
View video: “The Role of Satellite Derived Information in the Restoration of the Great Lakes”
View a video from the Remote Sensing of Bridge Condition Assessment
View photos from the Remote Sensing of Bridge Condition Assessment

MTRI: Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor) poster presentations were on display in the Atrium of the Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building where numerous faculty and students had the chance to study them.

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