SE University/SE Solutions News

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: JPII Healing Center

In April 2020, SE University welcomed Sam Rubenzer, PE, SE, from FORSE Consulting, to present Masonry Checklist: Reviewing Structural Drawings.  Sam designated JPII Healing Center ( for our SEU Speaker Inspires donation for the month. Sam shared, “JPII Healing Center brings teaching, healing and equipping to bring transformation to the heart of the Christ’s church. JPII transforms lives helping people…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Operation HOPE – North County

In May 2020, SE University welcomed Allen Adams, PE, SE, from Bentley Systems, Inc. / RAM, to present 2020 Practical Strategies for the Modeling and Analysis of Diaphragms.  Allen designated Operation HOPE – North County ( for our SEU Speaker Inspires donation for the month. The mission of Operation HOPE – North County is to provide a safe and supporting…read more →

Are you a Fiduciary?

On a daily basis, engineers tend to focus on their technical responsibilities to their clients and their most important task, to “hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public.” Engineers may not consider themselves as a fiduciary for their clients, but are their actions and language in line with their intent?   In the March 2020 SE University session,…read more →

Practical Aspects of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Steel fiber reinforced concrete (SFRC) is still somewhat new to many structural engineers, but its uses are gaining in popularity, and structural engineers should become more familiar with its use, design, and practical applications.  Clients are always looking for new, innovative, and cost effective solutions, and SFRC may be the answer on your next project. In the February 2020 SE…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Friends of Perryville Battlefield

In March 2020, SE University welcomed Matthew Rechtien, PE, Esq., from Walter P. Moore, to present 2020 Engineering Ethics Update.  Matt designated Friends of Perryville Battlefield ( for our SEU Speaker Inspires donation for the month. Matt shared, “On October 8, 1862, nearly 8,000 Americans fell in the drought-parched Chaplin Hills of Kentucky during the Battle of Perryville. Perryville played…read more →

SE University / SE Solutions Supports Project C.U.R.E. in Response to COVID-19

SE University / SE Solutions is pleased to support Project C.U.R.E. and their efforts in collecting and donating all of their available medical supplies to combat the Covid-19 crisis throughout America and globally. Project C.U.R.E. identifies, solicits, collects, sorts and distributes medical supplies and services according to the imperative needs of the world.  In response to COVID-19, Project C.U.R.E. is…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: The Dharma Project

In February 2020, SE University welcomed Claire Gandee, from Bekaert, to present Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete. Claire designated The Dharma Project ( for our SEU Speaker Inspires donation for the month. Claire shared, “This group brings yoga, meditation and mindfulness to folks who might otherwise have no access to these valuable practices, such as police officers, incarcerated youth, and inner-city…read more →

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Team Rubicon

In January 2020, SE University welcomed Doug Allen, PE, from Simpson StrongTie, to present Delegated Design: Addressing Potential Risks with Proper Project Management. Doug designated Team Rubicon ( for our SEU Speaker Inspires donation for the month. Doug shared, “I’d like to donate to Team Rubicon as they are a great organization that supports veterans responding to natural disasters. Simpson…read more →