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Prepare your CVs and save the date! Thirty companies will be attending the Civil Fair this year. The Civil Fair begins at 10:00 am in the Gunness Student Center on Thursday, October 23, 2014. This is your opportunity to mingle, meet and dress to impress possible future employers.  Would you like to be prepared and learn more about the companies attending this year? Please click here for the list of companies and their websites.

Dr. Sergio Breña attended the 2014 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference in Washington, DC.   Dr. Breña chaired the Student Education Committee Meeting. During the Convention he also presented a paper titled "EVALUATION OF MOMENT LIVE-LOAD DISTRIBUTION OF A NEXT-F BEAM BRIDGE THROUGH FIELD LOAD TESTING AND FE MODELING". (September 2014)

Dr. Hi-Hyun Park has recently been elected to the position of vice chair/chair elect of the International Water Association (IWA) Diffuse Pollution Group in 2014.  Dr. Park is the first woman and young researcher to be a vice chair/chair elect in the group.  Dr. Park has served as a committee member since 2006. She will serve a three year as a vice chair and another three years as chair.

Dr. Richard Palmer P.E., F. ASCE was recently elected to the status of ASCE Fellow. Dr. Palmer is currently the Department Head and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  He also currently serves as the University Director of the Northeast Climate Science Center, one of eight Department of Interior National Climate Science Centers.  From 1979 to 2008, Dr. Palmer was on the faculty of the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.  His primary areas of interest are in the...

Professor David Reckhow delivered the keynote address at the 2014 Edwin C. Tifft Jr. Water Supply Symposium on September 16, 2014. NYSAWWA (New York Section of American Water Works Association) began holding this annual two day educational symposium in 1979 in response to a need for more member education following approval of the Safe Drinking Water Act.