Mark your calendars for the Fourth Annual Young Engineers Symposium on January 21st, 2020. This event will give Young Engineers the opportunity to showcase their projects and experiences, and network and see what their peers are up to. All attendees will receive 1.0 hours of CE credit.
The Symposium will comprise of five 15-minute or less presentations on a variety of topics.
|Ayia Napa Marina||Indira Oraziman, Thornton Tomasetti|
|Embracing Computational Design||Eric Guenther, Forefront Structural Engineers|
|Erection of Tied Arch Bridge: IL 104 over Illinois River||Jared Thoele, P.E., S.E., Hanson Professional Services Inc.|
|Sunshine Bridge Impact Repairs||William Rosenblatt, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.|
|Raising the Standard||Jonathan Tavarez, American Institute of Steel Construction|
150 N. Riverside Conference Center
150 N. Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606
Registration is $10 and advance RSVP is required.
The event begins at 5:30pm with networking and mingling. Light refreshments will be served. The presentations will start at 6:30pm.
All questions regarding this event should be direct to the YEC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Speakers
Indira Oraziman, Thornton Tomasetti
As a project engineer at Thornton Tomasetti’s Chicago office, Indira Oraziman is responsible for structural analysis and design, construction administration, peer review, and production of structural deliverables. Her experience includes a variety of building types including commercial and residential high-rise, mixed-use, industrial and institutional complexes. Indira designs of a wide range of challenging high-profile projects in the U.S. and abroad specializing in design for seismic zones.
Ayia Napa Marina
Eric Guenther, Forefront Structural Engineers
Eric is an engineer and structural designer passionate about creative exploration in structural engineering. With a Master’s of Architecture focused on structural engineering from the University of Illinois, he has spent his career working on strategic implementation of computational tools balanced with practical design approaches. He has experience in a wide range of building and structural system types with built projects in adaptive reuse and new construction.
Embracing Computational Design
Jared Thoele, P.E., S.E., Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Jared Thoele joined Hanson Professional Services Inc. in 2011 and serves as a structural engineer in Hanson’s Infrastructure Market. He graduated from UIUC in May 2010 with his B.S. in CEE, and in May 2011 with his M.S. in CEE. He is both a Licensed P.E. and S.E. in Illinois. Mr. Thoele’s design experience includes the temporary works, shallow and deep foundations, steel and concrete girder bridges, and both force-based and displacement-based seismic design.
Erection of Tied Arch Bridge: IL 104 over Illinois River
William Rosenblatt, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
William Rosenblatt is an Associate III with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) in Northbrook, Illinois. His work mainly focuses on the structural evaluation and repair of bridges. In addition to bridges, he participates in the investigation and rehabilitating buildings. Mr. Rosenblatt is a member of WJE’s Difficult Access Team, and much of his field work involves rappelling and climbing structures in order to evaluate existing conditions.
Sunshine Bridge Impact Repairs
Jonathan Tavarez, P.E., American Institute of Steel Construction
Jonathan Tavarez, P.E. is a Staff Engineer with the AISC Steel Solutions Center. He answers technical questions related to structural steel design, fabrication, and erection, serves as the Secretary for Task Committee 11 Nuclear Facilities, and serves as the Secretary for the Committee on Code of Standard Practice. He earned his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, and a Masters in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Raising the Standard