$10,000 prize to winning team, $4000 to second and $2000 to third place teams
Undergrad students interested in innovating new products/devices/solutions to real world problems of the disabled are encouraged to apply.
Application period is from Friday Nov. 1 to Monday December 2, 2019. After that time, selected applicants will be invited to register. If interested, please apply at https://tinyurl.com/y66sm97n
Application deadline December 2, 2019.
CEE 3490 (Intro to Rail Transportation (1 cr)
Prereq for CEE 4404—RAILROAD ENGINEERING (offered Fall semesters)
Instructor: Dr. Pasi Lautala
FIRST STEP TOWARD THE ONLY MINOR IN RAIL TRANSPORTATION IN THE U.S.
ELEVATE YOUR RESUME WITH UNDERSTANDING OF RAIL TRANSPORTATION. SKILLS LOOKED AFTER BY:
• FREIGHT/PASSENGER RAILROADS
• STATE DOTS
• ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS
Introduction to topics related to rail transportation and industry. Overview of North American passenger and freight railroads in the past and today, system components (railroad track, rolling stock, and signals/communications), organizations, careers and safety, and technology and sustainability.
“I encourage anyone looking for “something different” to look into a railroad career. It is a thriving industry, and many opportunities exist in all different career paths all around the country,” – Amanda DeCesare, Michigan Tech Alum, Project Manager – Public Projects, CSX Transportation
CEE 4407/5417 (Transportation Design (4 cr)
Instructor: Dr. Pasi Lautala
LEARN THE CORE PRINCIPLES OF HIGHWAY/RAILWAY DESIGN
CREATE YOUR OWN GEOMETRIES & COST ESTIMATES
LEARN STANDARD INDUSTRY TOOLS (MICROSTATION AND GEOPAK)
LEARN HOW TO USE STATE DOT/INDUSTRY STANDARDS
Introduction to computer aided geometric design of highways and railways. Covers design principles and use of standards for horizontal and vertical alignments and cross sections, including road intersections, railway turnouts and grade crossings. Students develop engineering drawings and related cost estimates for road/rail project
Ahtna, Incorporated (Ahtna) is an Alaska Native Regional Corporation and their status positions them for a lot of federally and state funded construction projects in Alaska and the PNW. They are currently looking for and entry level Construction Project Engineer I.
Please click the following link to view job.
View details 1196BR – Construction Project Engineer l-Seattle
MTSF is awarding The Leadership Award scholarship for the Fall 2019 Semester!
- The Leadership Award is a $1000 scholarship presented to four full time students (12+ credit hours) who have demonstrated leadership abilities on campus. This scholarship is open to Undergraduate Students not graduating in Dec. of 2019 and applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be considered for this award.
The scholarship information and application can be found at the following link: https://forms.gle/Kgi4tJJt81EcTwaa9