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MCEER Bulletin, Volume 25, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2011

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Volume 25, Number 1, 2011

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MCEER Hosts Chinese Ministry of Transport Delegation

Delegates from the Ministry of Transport, People’s Republic of China

Delegates from the Ministry of Transport, People’s Republic of China, learned about MCEER’s research on bridges, highways and transportation systems engineering and management.

 

About 20 delegates from the Ministry of Transport, People’s Republic of China, visited MCEER on November 10, 2011 to learn about the Center’s programs in highway and transportation research. George C. Lee, Samuel P. Capen of Professor of Engineering, Adel Sadek, Professor, and Qian Wang, Assistant Professor, all from the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University at Buffalo (UB) hosted the visit on behalf of MCEER.

The Chinese delegates are visiting five U.S. cities and several project sites during their 21-day training program. They are engaged in the field of highway disaster prevention and mitigation in different provinces in China. While at MCEER, they heard presentations on the Center’s “Research on Highways and Bridges,” by George Lee, and “Research on Transportation Systems Engineering/Management,” by Adel Sadek. They concluded their visit with a tour of the Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory (SEESL) at UB.