Tuesday, December 2, 2008

FERS Holiday Party

Come and celebrate the end of classes and the start of the holiday season with FERS on Friday Dec. 5th at 5:30pm on the main floor of Fritz Lab. There will be food and beverages and a special visit from Santa. Graduate students, faculty, staff, and undergrads are welcome to come and bring their families. If you are going to bring a child please let me (Nicole Leo - NJL205@Lehigh.edu) so that I can let Santa know and he can be prepared with gifts.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008


This Friday Night (10/31) FERS is co-sponsoring a Halloween party with BOGS (biology group) and ChEGA (Chemical Engineering). We have a private room at the Tally-Ho from 8-10pm with some free appetizers! There will be prizes for best costumes. Be sure to bring your I.D.!

We hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Don't forget to RSVP for the 73rd Annual Induction Banquet!

The banquet will be held on Friday Nov. 7th at 6pm at Candlelight Reception & Conference Center, Bethlehem, PA. If you did not receive an invitation and would like to come please contact Nicole Leo (NJL205@lehigh.edu) for more info.

RSVP due Friday Oct. 17th, 2008

Sunday, October 5, 2008

3rd Annual International Food Bazaar 10/8

Bring an exotic dish from your home country or a traditional dish from your heritage to share at this "pot luck" event hosted by FERS. Beverages will be provided.

Please RSVP to let us know if you are coming and what dish you will be bringing so that we can plan accordingly to accommodate everyone.

The Food Bazaar will be held Wednesday, October 8th in the Catacombs, and will now start at 7pm.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Obstacle Course POSTPONED!!

Due to a conflict with the career fair this Thursday, the initiation obstacle course will be postponed until next Thursday, Sept. 25. Still plan on meeting on the main floor of Fritz Lab at 5:30 (directly following Dr. Wilson's class).

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

New Member Initiation

On Thursday Sept 18th, the new members will be required to participate in an Obstacle Course in Fritz Lab as part of the intiation process. If you cannot make the obstacle course and want to be a part of FERS it is important that you contact me (Nicole: njl205@Lehigh.edu) and let me know. The obstacle course will start at 5:30pm on the main floor of Fritz. Hope to see you all then!

Friday, August 22, 2008

Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering Program Guest Speaker Series – Fall 2008

Sands BethWorks Casino Site Visit
Friday September 19, 10 am
A. Christopher Cerino, P.E.
Associate Principal
DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Effective Steel Design – Lessons from a Fabricator’s Perspective
Friday October 3, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Eugene Grossi Jr., P.E.
Vice President of Engineering / Quality Control
Samuel Grossi and Sons

Steel Fabrication Plant Visit
Friday October 10, 10 am
Eugene Grossi Jr., P.E.
Vice President of Engineering / Quality Control
Samuel Grossi and Sons

Precast Concrete Plant Visit
Friday October 17, 9am
Kenneth C. Baur. P.C.
Director of Research and Development & Technical Sales Support
High Concrete Group

Repair and Retrofit of Concrete Structures
Friday October 24, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Rob Gargano
Business Development
Structural Preservation Systems

Effective Concrete Design – A Contractor’s Perspective
Friday November 7, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Richard W. Stone, P.E.
Project Manager
Madison Concrete Construction

Recent Innovations in Precast Prestressed Concrete Design
Friday November 21, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Frank Nadeau, P.E.
Vice President of Technical Services and Business Development

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

M.Eng Guest Speaker Series

The Role of the Construction Manager and Basic Cost Estimating
Friday July 25, 1 pm – 3 pm, Fritz 225
Prof. Cliff Tanzler
Lehigh Adjunct Professor
Owner, CPPM, LLC

ATLSS Infrastructure Monitoring Program
Monday July 28, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Ian Hodgson
ATLSS Research Engineer
Case Studies in Forensic Engineering
Tuesday July 29, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Glenn Rentschler, Ph.D., P.E.
Principal and Unit Manager
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

Antiquated Structural Systems
Thursday July 31, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Prof. D. Matthew Stuart, P.E., S.E., F. ASCE, SECB
Lehigh Adjunct Professor
Senior Project Manager
CMX Engineering

Historical Restoration and Preservation of Bridges
Friday August 8, 10 am – 12 pm, Fritz 225
Steve Carl, P.E.
Chief Structural Engineer
KCI Technologies

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Master's Presentation

Tom Braxtan will be presenting his work for his Master's degree:

"Analysis of Shear Strength of Trapezoidal Corrugated Web Girders"

Date: Thursday, July 17th
Time: 3:30pm
Location: ATLSS B101

Refreshments will be served at 3:20pm

F.E.R.S. Events Blog

Hello All! We will be updating our page with events as they are planned. Hopefully this will help to spread the word about our events, GSS events, and other groups' events we become aware of.