September 9, 2012

ASCE-SEI Logo Recently I had to edit a graphic banner for the SEI Sustainability Committee website that I’m currently responsible for...
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June 9, 2012

Last September contributing author Rafael Gomes de Oliveira described how attending the ASCE/SEI Structures Congress launched his career in structural engineering. After living and working in Chicago...
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May 20, 2012

I've written several blogs recently about the cutting edge of structural design. While it's true that new modeling software and analytical techniques are changing the occupation, it remains extremely...
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January 3, 2012

As a structural engineer, my principal interest in reading about the cupola of Santa Maria del Fiore is how exactly does it stand up. The masonry dome is still the largest of its kind. With a span of...
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November 25, 2011

By regular guest blogger: Rafael Gomes de Oliveira Two months ago, I had a conversation with some peers about why I decided to study structural engineering and how I went about finding a job....
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September 20, 2011

I believe strongly that ASCE and other professional organizations are what you make of them. The more you get involved, the more benefits you will reap.  A great way to jump start your ASCE...
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September 23, 2010

I was recently approached by high school student with some great questions about my chosen profession as a structural engineer.  He must have been prompted by a teacher.  At any rate, he asked some...
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November 25, 2009

Millau is an otherwise quaint French town located at the confluence of the Tarn and Dourbie rivers. It is the ideal launching point for dozens of scenic tours through the beautiful Aveyron region....
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