Previous Events

We've had a lot of great events in the past!  For example:

  • November 10, 2022.  We had a dinner meeting with Dr. Chris Thornton, PhD, PE, M. ASCE speaking on physical modeling at the CSU hydraulics lab to support modifications to Denver Water's Gross Dam.
  • October 13, 2022:  We had a dinner meeting with Peter Marxhausen, M.S., P.E. speaking on "Ethics Jeopardy!" 
  • September 17, 2022:  Volunteers from the Professional and Student Chapters helped kids learn about building structures from toothpicks and marshmallows at the YES!Fest at the Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley, sponsored by the High Plains Library District.
  • May 16, 2022:  Northern Colorado Young Professionals toured Basalite’s new automated concrete masonry products manufacturing facility at 1801 S Rollie Ave, Fort Lupton.  The tour was led by CSU alum Matthew Gooderum (2011).  See this article in the Fort Lupton Press: Automated Plant Changes the Face of Producing Concrete Blocks.
  • March 10, 2022:  We had an in-person meeting for the first time since the pandemic, at the Ranch in Loveland!! Dr. Thad Wasklewicz & Ben Kramka, P.E., both of Stantec, presented on Post-Wildfire Debris Flow Modeling.  Their presentation featured information on  impacts, loads, run-up heights, designing structures to mitigate impacts, and a DebrisFlow Predictor.  They have run 9 different models.  
  • January 13, 2022:  We had a panel discussion on Diversity in the Workplace.  Click here to watch the panel discussion.  Our panelists were Anna Ristuccia of Lithos, Christi Wisleder of Merrick & Company and President of the Rocky Mountain Section of SWE, Mike Kohler of Larimer County Elevate Leadership Workforce Development Training, Victor Sam of Stantec, and Luis Duque of Foothills Bridge Company. 
  • December 1, 2021:  The CSU Student Branch held a Trivia Night Fundraiser.
  • November 11, 2021:  Raymond "Paul" Giroux, Distinguished Member of ASCE, gave a presentation from his Great Projects Series, "Building the Transcontinental Railroad."
  • October 14, 2021:  Joe Donnelly from the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District spoke on the Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project.  
  • September 24, 2021:  Bike Ride - Pedaling the Poudre (Trail)
  • May 13, 2021: Caleb Stock  from Tetratech spoke on Sinkholes on Wyoming Abandoned Mine Lands. 
  • April 24, 2021:  ASCE Northern Colorado Branch Park Day.  Mimi Williams headed up a day of fun outdoors to give us a break from the pandemic.  We met at Twin Silos Park in Fort Collins and played lawn games.  Thanks, Mimi!
  • March 11, 2021:  Dr. Robert Ettema of Colorado State University (CSU) spoke on Scour Concerns for Historic Masonry Arch Bridges in Ireland and the UK. 
  • February 11, 2021:  Edward Stafford spoke on Future World Vision.  
  • January 14, 2021:  Jill Roth from Stantec spoke on "Design using Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System" for a Wastewater Treatment Plant. 
  • November 12, 2020:  Peter Marxhausen spoke on "Engineering Ethics and Laws in Colorado."  Videos of the presentation are here: Part 1 and Part 2 - Test Your Knowledge!
  • October 8 2020:  Dylan Hoehn of Engineering Analytics presented on "St. Vrain River Restoration" following the 2013 floods.  
  • May 2019    High Savery Dam, Wyoming - Geologically Challenging Site
  • March 14, 2019: Stephanie Cecil from the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, spoke on "Regional Water Supply Projects in NoCo:  Planning, Permitting and Persistence."  Topics included the Southern Water Supply Pipeline and other projects. 
  • Feb 2019    1-25 North Express Lanes and the Colorado Highway 402 Interchange
  • Jan 2019    Drone Magnetometry to Detecting and Mapping Legacy O&G Wells and Pipelines
  • Nov 2018    Build with Strength: Concrete Construction
  • Oct 2018    Robin Kemper, 2018 ASCE President-Elect
  • May 2018    Past, Present, and Future of Civil Engineering
  • Mar 2018    Oil and Gas in Urban Areas - Panel Discussion
  • Feb 2018    Fossil Creek Pedestrian Tunnel
  • Jan 2018    Applied LID in Northern Colorado
  • Nov 2017    New Campus West Underpass to CSU Campus
  • Oct 2017    UAS Applications in Civil Engineering
  • May 2017    Northern Water's Role in Development of Northern Front Range
  • Mar 2017    Colorado Water Rights - History, Urban Growth, and Role of Engineers
  • Feb 2017    Michigan Ditch Tunnel & Landslide
  • Jan 2017    New Woodward Inc. Campus
  • Nov 2016    Design & Construction of the CSU Stadium
  • Oct 2016    The Future Isn't What It Used to Be - Emerging Trends in Technology and Civil Engineering
  • May 2016    Forensic Engineering: Tools, Tips, Lessons from Case Studies
  • Mar 2016    Modernization of River Management Operations at Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Feb 2016    Poudre River Corridor History: Early Industrial Activity
  • Jan 2016    Water, Sewer, and Traffic: its all about the flow
  • Nov 2015    38 Road Emergency Wall Stabilization & Landslide/Slope Stabilization Techniques
  • Oct 2015    Fatigue and Fracture Assessment and Repair of Civil Infrastructure
  • May 2015    Disasters Bring Disastrous Water Quality
  • Mar 2015    September 2013 Flooding & Dams on Lefthand Creek
  • Feb 2015    To Move a River
  • Jan 2015    Panama Canal Expansion
     

To join our mailing list for meeting invites, sign up at this link.  We are always interested in finding more speakers!  If you are interested in speaking, or if your facility would host a tour, contact Nathan Alburn.