04/29/18 Weekly Update

April 29, 2018

Regionals Recap

Congratulations to the Steel Bridge Team on a 2nd place finish at the Upstate New York Regional Conference! They are now off to compete in the national competition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign May 25-26.  

Other highlights were 1st place in Steel Bridge Oral Presentation and 3rd overall at the conference. 

The Concrete Canoe Team placed 4th and is hopeful to receive one of six wildcards to nationals drawn next weekend. 


End of Year Feedback

Please fill out the poll to give feedback from this year. It will help us to plan for next year and make appropriate changes that align with what you are looking for in UB ASCE. We will also select a general meeting time for next year from this poll

Engineering Expressions Volunteers Needed
 The ASCE Buffalo Section is hosting an engineering workshop to teach 7th and 8th grade students about civil engineering at Holland Junior High. This outreach program aligns with the ASCE Vision and Mission of promoting civil engineering. We will be helping them out as they need volunteers to help run the sessions on Friday May 4 from 10:30 to 2:30. The new ASCE movie Dream Big will be shown at the event! Sign up to help out with the link.

If you have any questions or need a class excuse note email me at conorbla@buffalo.edu.

Job Openings
GPI Bridge Inspector  
GPI is looking for a recent graduate for their  WNY office to be an Assistant Team Leader on their NYSDOT Bridge Inspection contract. For the job posting go to http://www.gpinet.com/?page_id=5140 and search bridge inspection and it will appear. All questions can be referred to Brian Carlson bcarlson@gpinet.com. 

Buffalo Sewer Authority Interns 
The Buffalo Sewer Authority is seeking summer interns to join our team. Our mission is to expose undergraduate and graduate students to a wide range of career opportunities in the public sector and provide them with valuable professional skills that can be transferred to any occupation or industry. Participants will be paid up to 30 hours per week. Residence in the City of Buffalo is a requirement for all internship positions. 
Please apply at: bsajobs@sa.ci.buffalo.ny.us or mail resumes to Buffalo Sewer Authority, 65 Niagara Square/Room 1038 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202. Visit our website.


Design Teams

Steel Bridge

PM elections look for an email from PMs. 


Concrete Canoe

Nothing this week. 


Seismic Design

Finishing up construction look for an email from PMs. Also testing tower on shake table at local company during week. 


Bridging the Gap Africa 

Mix this week look for an email from PMs. 


Conor Blake 

University at Buffalo Student Chapter of ASCE

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