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Structural Engineering Conference

Conference Agenda

If provided, PDF copies of slides will be linked to the presentation title below within 1-2 weeks following the event.

7:30–8:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
Morning Session—Woodruff Auditorium, Level 5
8:15 a.m.
Presider: Caroline Bennett, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas
8:20 a.m.
Welcome: David Darwin, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas
8:30 a.m. 2018 AISC Higgins Lecture: Towards an Integrated Fracture-Control Plan for Steel Bridges
Robert Connor
Purdue University
9:30 a.m. Networking Refreshment Break
9:50 a.m. Matthew, Florence, and Michael: Multi-Disciplinary Research on Recent Hurricane Disasters
Elaina J. Sutley, Ph.D.
University of Kansas
10:50 a.m. The Structural Engineer at Mid-Century: Reengineering Our Roles
Glenn R. Bell, PE, SE, F.ASCE, F.SEI
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
11:50–1:00 p.m. Luncheon
Afternoon Session—BRIDGES • Big 12 and Jayhawk Rooms, Level 5
1:00 p.m.
Presider: Matt O'Reilly, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas
1:05 p.m. Nondestructive Testing and Assessment of the Delaware River Bridge
Francesco M. Russo, P.E., Ph.D.
Michael Baker International
1:50 p.m. Building the SR 99 Tunnel Beneath Downtown Seattle
Elizabeth Lundquist, P.E.
WSP-Seattle
2:35 p.m. Networking Refreshment Break
2:55 p.m. Reconstruction of the Historic BNSF Br. 482.1 West Approach
Temple I. Overman, P.E.
HNTB
Cory Duerr, P.E.
Kraemer North America, LLC
3:40 p.m. Kansas Bridge CollisionsJohnson Drive over I-435 Emergency Bridge Repairs
Samantha Kevern, P.E., S.E.
HNTB
Donald E. Whisler, P.E.
KDOT
4:30 p.m. ADJOURN
Afternoon Session—BUILDINGS • Woodruff Auditorium, Level 5
1:00 p.m.
Presider: Jian Li, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas
1:05 p.m. The Penn Medicine Patient Pavilion―An Integrated Approach
Matthew Fahrenbach, P.E., LEED AP
HDR Inc.
1:50 p.m. Wrigley Field Renovations
Matthew R. Farber, P.E., S.E.
Raymond Chou, S.E.
Thornton Tomasetti
2:35 p.m. Networking Refreshment Break
2:55 p.m. Performance Based Wind Design
Russell Larsen, S.E.
Magnusson Klemencic Associates
3:40 p.m. Technology Trends in the Steel Construction Industry
Luke Faulkner
AISC
4:30 p.m. ADJOURN

Structural Engineering Conference Sponsors
Collins Engineers, INC
Collins Engineers, INC