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“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: UCSD Undergraduate Student Scholarships Fund

In July 2018, SE University welcomed back Dave Adams, SE, from BWE, to present Project Quality and Inspection Requirements. In 2016, he designated the University of California at San Diego Undergraduate Student Scholarships Fund (https://giveto.ucsd.edu/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month, and he has chosen to do the same in 2018. Dave chose UCSD Undergraduate Student Scholarships Fund for his…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Habitat for Humanity of Collin County

In June 2018, SE University welcomed Keith Cullum, PE, with Simpson StrongTie, to present Steel Deck Diaphragm Attachment. He has chosen Habitat for Humanity of Collin County (https://habitatcollincounty.org) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. A proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity for more than two decades, Simpson Strong-Tie has been a national sponsor of Habitat for Humanity International since…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Wildlands Conservancy

In May 2018, SE University welcomed Robert Kuserk, PE, with APA – The Engineered Wood Assocaition, to present Frame for Success – Best Practices for Wood Buildings. He has chosen the Wildlands Conservancy (http://www.wildlandspa.org/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. Robert shared that he “chose this organization in association with Teacher Appreciation Week this week to remember my brother,…read more →

Key Parameters for Classical Design Methods

Structural software has become a daily necessity for structural engineers; however, it can be to an engineer’s detriment if the fundamental concepts of structural engineering are not well understood.  Having a good understanding of how structures behave can prevent devastating errors that might be overlooked in a software program.  Using classical design methods, engineers can estimate the preliminary member sizes…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: David and Maxine Fowler Endowed Excellence Fund at the University of Texas at Austin

In April 2018, SE University welcomed back Matthew Rechtien, PE, Esq., Senior Assistant City Attorney with the City of Ann Arbor, to present Engineering Law and Ethics Case Studies. In 2017, he designated the David and Maxine Fowler Endowed Excellence Fund at the University of Texas at Austin(http://endowments.giving.utexas.edu/page/fowler-david-maxine-exc-fnd-caee/4886/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month, and he has chosen to do the…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: SEI Futures Fund

In March of 2018, SE University welcomed David Odeh, SE, PE, SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE, to present Classical Design Methods .  David nominated SEI Futures Fund (http://www.asce.org/structural-engineering/sei-futures-fund/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation for this month. David shared about his involvement in SEI Futures Fund: “A few years ago, a group of leaders from SEI got together and created something we called the SEI Vision…read more →