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Bridge Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series - Past Speakers

Speakers and Presentations - Fall 2010

November 29, 2010

George LeeGeorge C. Lee, University at Buffalo
"Sustainable Development in Bridge Engineering: Development of Multi-Hazard Design Guidelines"
Lee Flyer | Presentation Slides

November 22, 2010

TriandafilouLou Triandafilou, Federal Highway Administration
"Trends in High Performance Materials"
Triandafilou Flyer | Presentation Slides

AdamsMichael Adams, Federal Highway Administration
"Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) Abutments"
Adams Flyer | Presentation Handouts

November 15, 2010

RallsMary Lou Ralls, Principal, Ralls Newman, LLC
"Successes in Accelerated Bridge Construction"
Ralls Flyer | Presentation Slides | Presentation Handouts

Stuart S. Chen, University at Buffalo
"Bridge Information Modeling: Towards BIM/BrIM for the Bridge Lifecycle"
Chen Flyer | Presentation Slides | Presentation Handouts

November 8, 2010

Ed WassermanEd Wasserman, TN Dept. of Transportation
"Technical Advancements in Design and Construction of Steel Bridges"
Wasserman Flyer | Wasserman Presentation Slides |
Itani Presentation Slides

MosquedaGilberto Mosqueda, University at Buffalo
"Hybrid Simulation of Complex Structural Systems"
Mosqueda Flyer | Presentation Slides

November 1, 2010

Jerry DiMaggioJerry DiMaggio, Transportation Research Board
"Geotechnology: Past, Present & Future"
DiMaggio Flyer | Presentation Slides

Ken FishmanKen Fishman, McMahon & Mann, Engrs, PC
"Metallically Stabilized Earth Systems, Design and Performance"
Fishman Flyer | Presentation Slides

October 25, 2010

AlampalliSreenivas Alampalli, Director, Structures Evaluation Services Bureau, NYSDOT
"Structural Health Monitoring"
Alampalli Flyer | Presentation Slides

SalamoneSalvatore Salamone, University at Buffalo
"Health Monitoring of Prestressing Tendons in Post-tensioned Concrete Bridges"
Salamone Flyer | Presentation Slides

October 11, 2010

DubinEarl E. Dubin, Senior Structural Engineer, Federal Highway Administration
"Movable Bridges"
Dubin Flyer | Presentation Slides | Handouts

Clarke Patrick Clarke, Special Structures Manager, Washington State Department of
"Floating Bridges"
Clarke Flyer | Presentation Slides | Handouts


October 4, 2010

John FisherJohn Fisher, Lehigh University
"Fatigue Design: Its Past, What it is Today, and its Future"
Presentation | Handouts | Speaker Flyer | Video Clip

Michel BruneauMichel Bruneau, University at Buffalo
"Buckling Restrained Braces and Structural Fuses"
Presentation | Handouts | Speaker Flyer

September 27, 2010

Phil YenPhil Yen, Federal Highway Administration
"AASHTO's New Seismic Design Guide Specifications"
Presentation Slides | Speaker Flyer

Michael ConstantinouMichael Constantinou, University at Buffalo
"LRFD Procedures for Elastomeric Bearings"
Presentation Slides | Speaker Flyer | Handout

September 20, 2010:

Jay RohlederW. Jay Rohleder, Jr., Figg Engineers Inc.
"Innovations in Segmental Bridge Construction"
Presentation Slides | Speaker Flyer

Amjad ArefAmjad Aref, University at Buffalo
"Seismic Performance of a Segmental Bridge System"
Presentation Slides | Speaker Flyer

September 13, 2010

Derrell ManceauxDerrell Manceaux, Federal Highway Administration
"Overview of Seismic Retrofitting Manual for Highway Structures: Bridges"
Presentation Slides, Part 1 | Presentation Slides, Part 2 | Speaker Flyer

August 30, 2010: NCHRP Leveraging Resources for Better Transportation

Wassim DekelbabWaseem Dekelbab, NCHRP/Transportation Research Board
"NCHRP Leveraging Resources for Better Transportation"
Presentation Slides | Dekelbab Flyer