NJIT Newsroom tagged with "asce" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel Named ASCE Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-055.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michel Boufadel, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 

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ASCE Executive Director Patrick Natale Announces Retirement http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-340.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-340.phpThu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT alum Patrick J. Natale recently announced his retirement as executive director, chief staff officer and secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  His retirement will become effective Dec. 31, 2014.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, american society of civil engineers, asce, civil engineering, alum, board of visitors, patrick natale


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NJIT's Rima Taher Represents Structural Engineering Institute at Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-297.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-297.phpMon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, senior university lecturer at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, recently represented the North Jersey chapter of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) at the Local Leadership Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, structural engineering institute, sei


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NJIT Structural Engineer Teaches Webinar on Design and Construction of Low-Rise Buildings http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-190.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-190.phpWed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, senior university lecturer at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, taught a live webinar yesterday on “Design and Construction of Low-Rise Buildings for High Winds and Hurricanes.”

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, structural engineering, hurricane


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Students Win Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Contests http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.phpWed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It was a clean sweep: Over the weekend NJIT students won the regional steel bridge contest as well as the concrete canoe contest.  This marks the second year in a row that NJIT has won both contests. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition, concrete canoe competition


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NJIT's Newark College of Engineering To Honor Alums, Students, Faculty, Staff http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-133.phpMon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 15th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on April 16, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.  The event will celebrate the 94th anniversary of NCE, NJIT's flagship institution.  Honorees, who hail mostly from New Jersey, will include nine students, seven faculty and staff and two alumni with notable careers in technology and engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, american society of civil engineers, asce, salute to engineering excellence, outstanding alumnus award, patrick natale


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NJIT Expert Advises on the Dos and Don'ts of Building in Hurricane-Prone Areas http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-377.phpWed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, homeowners might consider the advice of Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, coad, school of architecture, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, hurricane, dcee


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ASCE Seminar on Oct. 17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-345.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-345.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter is sponsoring a special seminar on Oct. 17 in Kupfrian 211 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on soil magic and geosynthetics by Dr. David Elton of Auburn University. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, seminar, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce


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NJIT University Lecturer Invited to Local Leadership Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-343.phpFri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, university lecturer in the College of Architecture & Design, has been invited to attend the Local Leadership Conference organized by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 12 and 13. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, structural engineering institute, sei


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Build Better Buildings for Extreme Climates, Says NJIT Researcher http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-210.phpThu, 31 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 With the start of the hurricane season and the current upswing in new home construction across the nation, it's never too late to think now about research-proven building and roof designs for regions susceptible to hurricane force winds. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, structural engineering, earthquake


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Steel Bridge Team Ranks 15th in Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.phpWed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT civil engineering students returned Monday from the 2012 National Steel Bridge Competition at Clemson University. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition


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NJIT Expert in Design of Buildings for Hurricanes Named ASCE Chair http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-431.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-431.phpWed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Structural engineer Rima Taher, PhD, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings that can withstand extreme winds and hurricanes and a university lecturer in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was recently elected chair of the structural technical group of the Northern New Jersey branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Tagged: college of architecture and design, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher


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For the Sixth Straight Year, ASCE Steel Bridge Team Places First in Regional Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-155.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-155.phpTue, 19 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the sixth straight year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge team has taken first-place honors at the annual Metropolitan New York Region Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers


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NJIT ASCE Student Chapter Reps Explain "What Is Civil Engineering" To Fourth-Graders http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-108.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-108.phpWed, 30 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Student representatives from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at NJIT visited a fourth-grade classroom in the Randolph school district, where they gave a presentation on “What Is Civil Engineering?” and conducted a hands-on activity using toothpicks and gumdrops to design and construct bridges. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, community service


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ACSE Meeting To Feature Guest Speaker on March 23 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-092.phpTue, 22 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Eugenia K. Roman, PE, a senior engineer and vice president with Olson Engineering, will be the guest speaker at the ASCE meeting on March 23, 2:30-4 p.m. in Colton Room 416.  

Tagged: seminar, department of civil and environmental engineering, asce


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Civil Engineers To Honor NJIT’s Priscilla Nelson for Research, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-121.phpWed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, professor in the NJIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will receive a notable civil engineering award next month as a leader of the design and construction industry who has improved peoples' lives around the world.

Tagged: awards, department of civil and environmental engineering, honors, research, priscilla nelson, asce


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NJIT Steel Bridge Team Participates in High School Science Festival http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-404.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-404.phpFri, 05 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Steel Bridge Team recently participated in the New Jersey Science and Engineering Festival at Clifton High School. "How to Engineer a Bridge" was the theme of their display, which featured designing a virtual bridge with software and then load testing it with an animated truck as well as a "Paper Bridge Challenge" where students created a bridge from one sheet of copy paper that had to support 100 pennies.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, asce, steel bridge team


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NJIT Civil Engineering Professor Named Fellow by American Society of Civil Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-258.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-258.phpTue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Jay N. Meegoda, PhD, PE, a professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The ASCE awards fellowships to civil engineers who have made significant technical or professional contributions to the profession, hold a P.E. license, and have at least 10 years of exceptional, responsible engineering experience gained while at member grade in ASCE.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, jay meegoda


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NJIT Steel Bridge Team Sweeps Metro Regional Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-162.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-162.phpMon, 26 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The ASCE Student Chapter at NJIT received first place in every competition that they entered at this weekend's 2010 Metropolitan Regional Conference held at FDU in Teaneck. Beginning on Friday evening, undergraduate civil engineering student Luz Zidziunas won the the Mead Technical Paper Competition for her paper "Ethics and the Engineer of 2025." On Saturday, NJIT's Steel Bridge Team again emerged as champions of the Regional AISC/ASCE Student Steel Bridge Competition. Under the highly able leadership of their advisors (Professors John Schuring, Alan Slaughter and Anthony Massari) and co-captains Tien Tran and Giancarlo Fricano, the NJIT team also placed first in every single scoring category including Structural Efficiency, Construction Economy, Stiffness, and Aesthetics. The team now advances to the Steel Bridge Nationals, which will be held at Purdue University on Memorial Day Weekend. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition, tien tran, anthony massari, luz zidziunas, alan slaughter


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NJIT Earns Second Place in UNICEF-ACUI Campus Challenge To Raise Funds for Haiti Relief http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-123.phpThu, 15 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community's efforts to help the victims of Haiti have earned second place in the UNICEF/ACUI Campus Challenge. NJIT raised $9,281.56 by April 1. The 300-plus schools that participated in the Campus Challenge raised over $230,000 which will be matched by the George Harrison Fund. "This just confirms what we already know--that NJIT is truly a giving community that comes together to help those in need," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. "Special thanks to all of the individuals who donated and raised funds, and to these groups who raised funds by hosting events: the NJIT Hockey Team for raising over $3,000 in their Hockey for Haiti Winter Classic game vs. Seton Hall; Engineers Without Borders; Phi Beta Sigma; OXFAM; HASAN; ASCE; Athletics, the Campus Center, Career Development Services; the cast of the Faculty, Staff and Student Variety Show, which raised $250; Gourmet Dining Services for their $1,000 contribution, and the Residence Hall Association."

Tagged: athletics, campus center, asce, donna spuhler, engineers without borders, cds, gourmet dining services, acui, residence hall association, unicef, george harrison fund, campus challenge


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Civil Engineers Name NJIT’s John Schuring Educator of Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-195.phpWed, 13 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has presented the Educator of the Year Award to John Schuring, Stabile Professor for Innovation and Technology at NJIT. (ATTENTION MEDIA: To interview Schuring as an expert, contact Sheryl Weinstein at 973-596-3436.)

Tagged: newark college of engineering, award, asce, john schuring, civil engineering, tau beta pi, american institute of steel construction, civil engineer, thomas alva edison patent award, educator of the year, van houten award


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For the Fourth Straight Year, NJIT ASCE Steel Bridge Team Wins Regionals http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-134.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-134.phpTue, 07 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT ASCE Steel Bridge Team has once again proved their engineering prowess by winning the 2009 Metropolitan Region Steel Bridge Competition held on April 4 at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn. In addition to winning first place overall, the team placed first in Structural Efficiency and Stiffness. The team now advances to the 2009 Steel Bridge Nationals scheduled for the Memorial Day Weekend at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, department of civil engineering, steel bridge competition, american institute of steel construction, steel bridge team


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Town Hall Meeting on New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-075.phpTue, 03 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will host tomorrow morning the first of three statewide meetings to discuss the state of New Jersey's infrastructures.  According to the New Jersey American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2007 Report Card for the State's Infrastructure and the recent national ASCE 2009 Report Card, New Jersey's infrastructure systems are in critical need of repairs. 

Tagged: seminar, workshop, american society of civil engineers, asce, lectures, new jersey


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American Society of Civil Engineers Names NJIT Structural Engineer Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-424.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-424.phpThu, 20 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 A structural engineer and world-renowned expert on how structures respond to natural disasters, M. Ala Saadeghvaziri, PhD, a professor at NJIT, has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Saadeghvaziri, of Basking Ridge, researches the effect upon buildings and other structures due to time, usage and loadings or the outcome of disasters such as earthquakes or explosions.

Tagged: awards, national science foundation, civil and environmental engineering, ieee, american society of civil engineers, asce, us department of defense


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For the Third Year in a Row, NJIT Steel Bridge Team Takes First Place in Metropolitan Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-130.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-130.phpMon, 07 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 For the third year in a row, the NJIT Steel Bridge Team captured first place overall in the 2008 Metro Region Student Steel Bridge Competition on April 5 at Stevens Institute of Technology. The team now advances to the Steel Bridge Nationals to be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville during the Memorial Day Weekend.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, steel bridge


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