January 23, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

This event has reached capacity. Email office@seaoi.org to be added to the wait list. 

Mark your calendar for the Second Annual Young Engineers Symposium on January 23, 2018.  This event will give Young Engineers the opportunity to showcase their projects and experiences, and give them the chance to see what their peers are up to.

Program

The Symposium will be composed of five 15-minute or less presentations on a variety of topics.

  • Manulife Place – Connecting Urban Spaces in Downtown Calgary
    Kevin Chang, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

  • Accelerated Bridge Construction: Structural Analysis of Self Propelled Modular Transported Bridges
    Seth Greenberg, Jacobs

  • IL 115 over Gar Creek Bridge ABC Replacement
    Vincent Scarpa, Milhouse Engineering
  • Northwestern University Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center: Designing Around the Past, Present, and Future
    Ben Sexton, Thornton Tomasetti

  • Design of the Expo 2020 Dubai Trellis​
    Jerome Tobolski, Thornton Tomasetti

Location

150 N Riverside Conference Center
150 N Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606

Registration

Registration is free, and advance RSVP is requested. 

The evening begins at 5:30 pm with a networking/mingling hour. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. The presentations will start at 6:30 pm. 

 

About the Presenters

Manulife Place – Connecting Urban Spaces in Downtown Calgary
Kevin Chang, P.E., S.E., P.Eng., is an Associate Structural Engineer at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP in Chicago, Illinois and has been with the firm for over six years. He has worked on various domestic and international projects including supertall buildings, mixed-use developments, and building renovations. Recent projects include Manulife Place in Calgary, Alberta; 28 Liberty in New York City; 100 Mount Street in North Sydney, Australia; and Guangzhou Chamber of Commerce in Guangzhou, China.

 

Accelerated Bridge Construction: Structural Analysis of Self Propelled Modular Transported Bridges
Seth Greenberg is a structural bridge engineer at Jacobs, where he has worked on design-build projects such as the California High Speed Rail and the Darlington Upgrade in Adelaide, Australia. He has experience with advanced 3D modeling of bridges and designing them to conform to a variety of building codes, including CalTrans and AS/NZS. Seth earned his B.S. from the University of Maryland and his M.S. from Northwestern University.

 

 

IL 115 over Gar Creek Bridge ABC Replacement
Vincent Scarpa, E.I.T. is a Structural Engineer at Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. with over 3 years of structural engineering experience in bridges, structural inspection, and building retrofitting. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently pursuing a M.S. in Civil Engineering from UIC. 

 

 

 

Northwestern University Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center: Designing Around the Past, Present, and Future
Ben Sexton is a senior engineer at Thornton Tomasetti in their structures department where he has experience designing new buildings for the commercial, healthcare, and education markets. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Purdue University.

 

 

 

Design of the Expo 2020 Dubai Trellis​
Jerome (JJ) Tobolski, S.E., P.E., LEED AP BD+C, is a Project Engineer at Thornton Tomasetti. A Chicago native, he has been involved in the design of projects both domestically and internationally in addition to acting as one of the firm leaders in structural optimization. Local projects with his involvement include the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University and the recent Block 37 residential addition. Internationally, JJ was most recently instrumental in the performance based seismic design of the Akhmat Tower, a 400 meter plus mixed use signature skyscraper located in the city of Grozny.

 

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Participants

Cinderella Branch ( INTERPRETER Purple Chicago )
Carrie Speakman ( INTERPRETER Purple Chicago )
Stephen Long ( Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. )
Maika Abdallah ( WSP USA )
Jonathan Tavarez ( Amec Foster Wheeler )
William Baker ( Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP )
Oleksandr Sierienko ( WSP USA )
Rigi Chackanad ( Dywidag-Systems International )
Farah Piatek
Leo Baran ( NCSEA )
Ben Tark ( Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. )
Corey Aumiller ( Simpson Gumpertz and Heger )
Michael Zelisko ( Primera Engineers )
Stephanie Crain ( SEAOI )
Zachary Haney ( Illinois Institute of Technology )
Mazen Syed ( Jacobs )
Adele Scampoli ( THORNTON TOMASETTI )
Jenelle Hill ( Chicago Department of Transportation )
Jerome Tobolski ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Haris Latic ( Milhouse Engineering and Construction )
Vincent Scarpa ( Milhouse Engineering & Construction Inc. )
Michael Wodarcyk ( jensen hughes )
Derek Boeldt ( Chicago Transit Authority )
hiram rodriguez ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Jonathan Wang ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Lizabeth DuBay ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Alejandro Fernandez ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Michael Wodarcyk ( JENSEN HUGHES )
Andrew Pollastrini ( Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. )
Russell Robinson ( Infrastructure Engineering Inc. )
Jordan Kilhoffer ( Jacobs Engineering Group )
Saranthip Koh ( Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP )
Jonathan Baranowski
Hamza Sekkak ( IIT )
Kremena Dokliev ( Illinois Institute of Technology )
Andrew Boysen ( US Army Corps of Engineers )
Arsal Manzoor ( Jacobs )
Veronika Billiot ( TGRWA )
Yuser Almutawa ( Exp US Services )
Fatemah Aldashti ( exp us services )
Patricia Maid ( Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. )
Aditya Kulkarni ( Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP )
Mayren Mata ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Karolis Kozys ( Fuhrmann Engineering Inc. )
Jorge Medina ( Leidos )
Matthew Anderson ( TGRWA, LLC )
Max Van West ( Patrick Engineering )
Kevin Dommer ( JENSEN HUGHES )
Christopher Bove ( exp US Services )
Mark Converse ( Alfred Benesch )
Roman Vovchak ( TranSystems )
Craig Collins ( dzse )
Agnieszka Horoszko-Ligas ( James McHugh Construction Co. )
Paul Papazisi ( HNTB Corporation )
Lamyae Reklaoui ( Goodfriend Magruder Structure LLC )
Edmund Schloss ( ARUP )
Lucas Cusack ( Magnusson Klemencic Associates )
Nene Sanankoua ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Indira Oraziman ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Bethany Myelle ( Magnusson Klemencic Associates )
Josh Brickman ( Magnusson Klemencic Associates )
Nuria Abad Sanz ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Seth Greenberg ( Jacobs )
Kevin Chang ( Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP )
Ben Sexton ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Jiaqi Qu ( WSP )
Michael Manhard ( WSP USA )
Jovica Grbic ( Wight & Company )
Justin Cline ( Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. )
David Petlicki ( SP Engineers Ltd. )
Mary Lou Kutska ( HNTB Corporation )
David Nauheimer ( Sargent & Lundy LLC )
Peter Busch ( Primera Engineers )
Michelle Ryland ( Klein & Hoffman )