Archive for April, 2017

KC ASCE Geotechnical Committee holds Annual Conference

The Kansas City Geotechnical Committee, under the leadership of Dick Vaeth (Black & Veatch) held their Annual Geotechnical Conference. The event was held at Black & Veatch’s Ruisch Auditorium in Overland Park, KS with almost 100 attendees. Every year, the committee puts a great program together in collaboration with the AEG and UMKC. This year, the Keynote Speaker was Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud from Texas A&M University presenting on The Observation Method of Bridge Scour. Additionally, the conference had 15 Gold and Silver Sponsors, and 5 graduate students from KU and Kansas State participated in a student poster competition.

Please see here the KC Geotechnical Annual Conference : ASCE Program APR17_V4

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3-GEOPHYSICAL METHODS FOR SCREENING AND INVESTIGATING UTILITY WASTE LANDFILL SITES IN KARST TERRAIN 042017

4-Stuedlein – Axial-Lat-Tor Drilled Shafts – For Release

5-DFI Report – Kansas City Geotechnical Conference – April 2017 – final

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7-Wendland ASCE KC April 2017

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10-KC Geotech 2017 – CAMDEM MO

Nicholson – Fountain Slide

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Flyer for Tournament – Engineer‘s Club Spring Golf Tourney 2017

Engineer‘s Club Spring 2017 Sponsor Form

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On April 11th the Society President-Elect Kristina Swallow visited Kansas City, where she met with the UMKC Student Chapter of ASCE; took a tour of the Linda Hall Library with Eric Ward and Benjamin Gross, and at our Annual Awards Luncheon meeting at the Plaza III restaurant she presented various and Life Member awards, and spoke on ASCE’s three (3) primary Initiatives: Raising the Bar, Sustainability, and the Grand Challenge.

Pictured with Engineer of the Year Award Recipient: Sheryl Gallagher, P.E., D.GE.

Pictured with the Project of the Year Award Recipients from : City of Grandview, MO and Burns and McDonnell – Transportation Design-Build Project.

Pictured of Life Member Honorees during Luncheon

 

Pictured with UMKC Student Chapter Award Winners

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