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Next Local Section Event as part of MESC's Engineers Week Celebration Meeting - Update: Feb. 10th - this meeting is now free (previously $10)

Wednesday, February 17th (virtual webinar) Cost: free. Register. Download Flyer.

USACE We Clear the Way

Keynote Address: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Providing Engineering and Construction Services to the Nation and the World.

MESC is the Metropolitan Engineering Societies Council, and the AIChE, Metro NY Section is a member of MESC, as are the local sections of the other engineering societies in the Greater New York area.

Keynote Speaker - Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Tickner, Commanding General and Division Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) North Atlantic Division.

Bio & Abstract: Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Tickner oversees an annual program of more than $5 billion to plan, design and construct projects to support the military and various engineering related projects.

He will discuss how the North Atlantic Division - one of nine USACE regional commands - provides engineering and construction services to the nation. USACE challenges can include humanitarian assistance, as well as deepening federal channels and harbors.

Brig. Gen. Tickner’s talk will feature USACE support to emergency and contingency operations – like USACE support to FEMA for the national COVID response.

Times: Wednesday, February 17th. (6:00-8:30 pm: Details below). Reserve now.

Costs: free*. Continued Education: 1.0 PDH (pending)
[* If you have already paid $10, the ASCE Met Section will refund your fees.]

Questions: Contact the webinar organizer Erik Metzger at emetzger@vhb.com or (212) 857-7351 prior to the event.

Full Schedule: 6:00 – 6:10 Welcome & Introductions: Wasyl Kinach, P.E., MESC Chair
6:10 – 6:15 Presentation of Mayor’s Proclamation
6:15 – 6:20 Introduction of Keynote Speaker: David Weiss
6:20 – 7:30 Keynote Address: Brigadier General Thomas J. Tickner, Commander and Division Engineer for the North Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps. Of Engineers

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Engineers Week (February 21 to 27) is a time to celebrate the important work that engineers do, and engage the next generation of innovators. DiscoverE is the backbone organization behind Engineers Week (established 1951), Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (2001), World Engineering Day (2016, formerly known as Global Day of the Engineer), the Global Marathon (2005), and the Future City Competition (1993).

Other Past Presentations are available for download:

November 2018 on Emergence of the 'Me' Enterprise - A Blueprint for Leadership in the 21st Century.

: Ashok Shah is a former President of Alcatel-Lucent’s Global Professional Services organization. Download Presentation.

September 2018 on From Laboratory Research to Startup Company - A Case History (Commercialization of the Rechargeable Manganese Dioxide - Zinc Alkaline Battery Chemistry).

: • Dr. Alexander Couzis, Chief Technology Officer at Urban Electric Power. Also, Professor of Chemical Engineering at CCNY's (City College of New York) Grove School of Engineering. Download Presentation.

March 2018 on Refineries Refineries - Impact of Hurricanes Harvey & Maria, Flood Vulnerability and Mitigation Techniques, and Digital Technology Changes Coming Down the Pike.

: • Richard K. Ladroga, P.E., Director – Energy at DeSimone Consulting Engineers andLeonardo P. Garzon, P.E., Director at DeSimone Consulting Engineers. Download Presentation.

May 2017 on Process Safety Education Using Simulators.

: • Dr. Robert G. Bozic, Columbia University andDon Glaser, President, & Matthew Garvey, Project Engineer, Simulation Solutions, Inc.
You & Your Chemical Engineering Career Link.
A note of interest to Young Professionals, as well as those who soon will be embarking on a Chem. Engineering Career. You and Your Chemical Engineering Career: The Next Steps is some advice and thoughts from Past local Section Chair Herbert W. Cooper.

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