Jim Nelson, of the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Office of Bridges and Structures, and Travis Hosteng, a research specialist for the Institute for Transportation’s (InTrans) Bridge Engineering Center, will be the first speakers in the 2017 Tom Maze Transportation Seminar Series, sponsored by the Midwest Transportation Center (MTC) at Iowa State University.
Nelson and Hosteng will speak on Friday, January 20, at 11 a.m. on the construction of the Massena Bridge and the development of an accelerated bridge construction (ABC) integral abutment connection.
To participate in the presentation, log on remotely at the following link and sign in as a guest user: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/tmts/. Interested persons can also participate in the seminar at the InTrans Videoconference Room at the ISU Research Park.
The seminar is part of MTC's Transportation Scholars Program and is an important feature of graduate transportation education at ISU and the MTC’s partner universities. All presentations are held Fridays at 11 a.m. during the spring semester and use Adobe Connect, which allows for off-site guests to actively participate.
2017 Tom Maze Transportation Seminar Series Schedule
Fridays, 11 a.m. central time
Peng Wei, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University
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Sebastien Pouliot, Associate Professor of Economics, Iowa State University
Cara Harmann, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of Iowa
Topic: Bicycle and Pedestrian Research
Seung Jae Lee, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Florida International University
Johanna Amaya-Leal, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems, Iowa State University
Bijan Khaleghi, Bridge Design Engineer, Washington State Department of Transportation
No Seminar, ISU Spring Break
Raj Rajesh, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Carlos Sun, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Missouri
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For information on past presentations, go to http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/mtc/index.cfm/education#transSeminar