News & Events 2015

2nd CSCE Career Night at U of R (2015)

December 3rd, 2015; (Thursday); 5:30 ~ 7:00 pm; RIC 119

Pizza and pop will be provided. All are welcome!


Speakers:

Ms. Jessica Coons, PEng; Associated Engineering

Mr. Harold Retzlaff, PEng; Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure

Mr. Bruce Peberdy, PEng; KGS Group

2015 CSCE Annual Conference at Regina

May 27 to 30, 2015

Delta Hotel, Regina, Saskatchewan

Please visit: www.csce2015.ca



For more, please go to: https://csce.ca/publications/past-conferences/regina-2015/

CSCE student paper competition (2015)

Congratulations to Nathan! He has won the 2015 Best student paper competition Award (first place):

Mr. Nathan Bruce, a MASc student at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, has received the 2015 Best Student Paper Award (First Place) from the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. An award is presented annually by the Society to the graduate student whose paper, presented at the Annual Conference in the year of the award, is judged by the Awards Committee to be the best among those received for adjudication. There were over 35 entries this year from across Canada, US, and Asia. This is the first to a U of R student in the history of this international student competition. Nathan was honored at the CSCE annual conference held in Regina, Canada at the Student Awards Ceremony on May 29, 2015.

Title of the award-winning paper: "User-Updatable Municipal Benchmark Database For The City Of Regina" by Nathan Bruce and Kelvin Ng

Science Pub Series 2014/2015

April 16th, 2015 (Thursday); 7:00~8:00 pm

Location: The Bushwakker Brewpub, Regina

Topic: "Let's talk trash – The use of landfill technology"

Speaker: Dr. Kelvin T. W. Ng, PhD, PEng

3rd Annual CSCE popsicle stick bridge competition at U of R (2015)

January 28th, 2015 (Wednesday); 3:30 ~ 6:00 pm; ED 619

The Prize: First Place - $300, Second Place - $200, Third Place - $100


Registration: 3:30 – 3:55 PM

Competition: 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Awards/Networker: 5:00 – 6:00 PM


2015 RESULTS:


First place overall ($300): Team 5 - "Software Master Race". Max. load: 513N, Load-to-weight ratio: 3.98

Second place ($200): Team 14 - "Ultimate Limit State". Max. load: 467N, Load-to-weight ratio: 3.47

Third place ($100): Team 1 - "Chelsea Bridge Constructors". Max. load: 430N, Load-to-weight ratio: 2.95


Media coverage:


The Leader-Post: http://www.leaderpost.com/Popsicle+Bridges/10768966/story.html


The StarPhoenix: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Popsicle+bridges+tested/10770300/story.html


The event was also covered by CBC Radio on the Jan 28's Afternoon Show.