Bruce Podwal Seminar Series


Past Seminars

2007, Dec 11
East 153rd Street Bridge over Metro North Rail Road
Henry D. Perahia, PE
Deputy Commissioner for Bridges, New York City Dept. of Transportation
2007, Nov 13
2007, Oct 23
Tailoring Contemporary Tall Buildings for Dynamic Wind Load Effects
Ahsan Kareem
Robert M. Moran Professor of Engineering, University of Notre Dame
2007, Oct 9
Formation, Regulation and Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water
Philip C. Singer
Dan Okun Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering, Department of Environmental
Sciences and Engineering University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2007, Oct 2
The Second Avenue Subway
Ira Allan Levy, PE
Executive Vice President of DMJM Harris
2007, March 27
Evaluating Membrane Bioreactors for Biological Nutrient Removal and Biofouling
Daniel Oerther
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati
2007, March 22
Fighting Terrorism Through Architecture
Dr. Robert Smilowitz, P.E.
Principal,Weidlinger Associates Inc.
2007, March 13
Hudson River – Contamination and Remediation
George Pavlou
Director, EPA's Region 2 Emergency and Remedial Response Division
2006, Dec 1
Simulation of Fatigue Crack Nucleation and Propagation in Aluminum Alloys Using Realistic Microstructures
Anthony R. Ingraffea
Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering, Cornell University
2006, Oct 24
A Forensic Engineering Investigation of The WTC Twin Towers Collapses
Najib N. Abboud
Associate Principal,Weidlinger Associates Inc.
2006, Oct 17
The Croton Story: NYC'S First Drinking Water Treatment Plant
Edward S. Barboe, P.E.
Project Manager, Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.
2006, Sep 26
Effects of Dynamic Vegetation and Topography on Hydrological Processes in Semi Arid Areas
Rafael L. Bras
Edward. A Abdun-Nur Professor in the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT.
2006, April 4
High Rise Construction in New York City
Aine Brazil,
Managing Principal, Thornton Tomasetti Engineers
2006, March 28
Using Complex Systems Models to Provide Insights into Infrastructure Management
Sue McNeil
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Delaware
2006, March 23
2006, March 14

Atmospheric Teleconnections Generated by Land-Cover Changes
Roni Avisar, W.H. Gardner Professor and Chair Dept. of Civil Engineering
Duke University

2006, March 7
"Transportation Planning in the Real World"
Joel P. Ettinger,
Executive Director, NYMTC
2006, Feb 16
Seismic Protective Systems - Seismic Isolation and Damping Systems
Prof. Michael C Constantinou,
University at Buffalo, SUNY
2005 , Nov 22

A Water Supply Dependability Program for New York City
Warren Kurtz, P.E.
Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Dependability
NY City Department of Environmental Protection

2005, Nov 15

Sustainable Highways – Oxymoron or Opportunity?
Hal Kassoff, P.E.
Senior Vice President
Parsons Brinckerhoff

2005, Nov 03

Green by Design Lifecycle and System Issues of Green Transportation Futures
Chris Hendrickson
Duquesne Light Company Professor of Engineering and Head of the Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2005, Oct 27

Which Way to Turn: A Quiet Revolution in Transportation Finance
Martin Wachs, P.E.
Professor, Departments of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of California , Berkeley

2005, Oct 11

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Truss Removal and Installation of Aerodynamic Wind Fairings
G. Fanjiang, P.E., Principal and Genaro Velez, P.E.
Weidlinger Associates

2005, Sept 20

Smart Structures Technology: Opportunities & Challenges
Billie F. Spencer, Jr.
Nathan Newmark Chaired Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

2005, Apr 19

Project Management Challenges of Major International Engineering Projects
Bruce E. Podwal, FASCE
Senior Vice President, Parsons Brinkerhoff

2005, Mar 31

Modern Eutrophication and Sediment Flux Models:
Site Specific Regressions or Generally Applicable Theories?
Dominic M. Di Toro
Edward C. Davis Professor of Civil and Environ. Engr.
University of Delaware

2005, Mar 10

New Trends In Concrete Technology
Surendra P. Shah
Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environ. Engr.
Northwestern University

2005, Mar 3

Leonard Zakim Bridge, Boston, Massachussetts
Raymond J. McCabe, PE
Senior Vice President, HNTB Corporation

2005, Feb 24

Upgrade Objectives of The Newtown Water Pollution Control Plant
Jasmine Javaheri, PE
Executive Proj. Mgr, NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection

2005, Feb 17

Transitions In The World of Transportation
Joseph M. Sussman
JR East Professor of Civil &Environ. Engr.
& Engineering Systems, MIT

Seminar Series partially sponsored through a generous gift from Mr. Bruce E. Podwal – ’59 T