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  Program Archive - 2016

Jan 4Matt Dorsey and Blake Marotti of PSIA Case Study, Geotechnical and Construction Testing - New Cargill Plant, West Memphis (PDH)
Jan 11Wayne Gibbs of PSINashville Sounds Stadium - History, Design, and Construction (PDH)
Jan 18Holiday no meetingMartin Luther King
Jan 25President Tom LawrenceAnnual Meeting - State of Club and Committee reports
Jan 26Board of Directors MeetingElection of Officers - 6:00 pm Holiday Inn - Univ of Memphis
Feb 1Dr. Gary Bowlin, U of M Chair of Excellence
Biomedical Engineering
Tissue Engineering (PDH)
Feb 8Dr. Sumanta Achary
U of M Chair of Mechanical Engineering
Introducrtion of Additive Manufacturing (PDH)
Feb 15Holiday no meetingPresidents Day
Feb 23Board of Directors Meeting5:30 pm @ Black & Veach Office
Feb 24Engineers' Week - mid week BanquetGary Shorb - Chief Executive Officer Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Feb 29Dr. Sabya Mishra
U of M Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
Transportation Research at the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (PDH)
Mar 7Brett Batterson, Pres/CEO
The Orpheum and Halloran Center
What's New at the Orpheum
Mar 14Dr. Glen Fenter CEO
Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce
Filling a Skills Pipeline
Mar 21Nicole Lawrence and Brandon Akins, TDOTFirst Geofoam Installation (PDH)
Mar 22Board of Directors Meeting5:30 pm @ Black & Veach Office
Mar 28Derrick Porter, Memphis Public WorksIndustrial Wastewater Monitoring and Pre-Treatment Program (PDH)
Apr 4Chip Sneed - Memphis Fire DepartmentEngineering Involvement in Tennessee Task Force One
Apr 11John Gordon, P.E.The Gayoso Bayou and the Bayou's Effect on Downtown Memphis, A Case Study (PDH)
Apr 18TBDRonald McDonald House
Apr 25J.B. Peters, Associate Project Manager II
Info Tech, Inc.
Cloud-based solutions to increase the efficiency and accuracy of construction contract inspection and administration. (PDH)
Apr 26Board of Directors Meeting5:30 pm @ Black & Veach Office
May 2Tripp Fisher
U of M Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders
Assessing the Need for Greenhouses in Bolivia
May 9Meg Johnson, EIT, Structural Engineer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Plotting the Future with Building Information Modeling (BIM) PDH
May 16Eric Held, P.E.Manager of Conservation Programs
Southern Region Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Wetlands Mitigation PDH
May 23Laura Campbell, P.E.
V.P. Customer Delivery Tennessee Valley Authority
The New TVA Power Plant PDH
May 24Board of Directors Meeting5:30 pm @ Black & Veach Office
May 30No MeetingMemorial Day
June 6Allan Long, PE (Club member) - MLGWCyber Securities for Utilities PDH
June 9ECM Field TripAutoZone Park for a Redbirds game.
June 13Dr. Naveen Kumar - University of MemphisData Science - Some Pieces of the Puzzle PDH
June 14WKNOLive Pledge Night for "Trains Around North America".
June 20Robert Scoff, PE (Club Member)Forensics Electrical Engineering PDH
June 27Dr. Chen ZhangCrowd Funding for Entrepreneurial Engineers
June 28Board of Directors Meeting5:30 pm @ Black & Veach Office
July 4No MeetingHappy Birthday USA
July 11Brad Davis, P.E.
Black & Veach - Deputy Manager SARP10
Sanitary Sewer Risk Management PDH
July 18Tim Gwaltney, P.E.
City of Germantown - City Engineer
Improvements Along Wolf River Lateral D PDH
July 25Shane Callahan, P.E
Memphis District Corps of Engineers
Bayou Meto Projects Currently under Construction PDH
July 26NOTE: NO BOARD MEETING THIS MONTH
Aug 1Dr. Warren Haggard
University of Memphis
A New Biodegradable Sponge for Antibiotic Delivery. PDH
Aug 8Dr. Russ Deaton
University of Memphis
New Student Retention Initiatives in the Herff College of Engineering.
Aug 15Kevin Berisso
University of Memphis
Automatic Identification: Enabling the World. PDH
Aug 22Dr. Eddie Jacobs
University of Memphis
Current Research Efforts in the Center for Advanced Sensors. PDH
Aug 23Board Meeting5:30 PM in the Black & Veatch conference room at 3485 Poplar, Suite 230.
Aug 29Dr. Brian Waldron, Ph.D, PE
Ground Water Institute
2015 Shelby County Shallow Aquifer Water Level Survey PDH
Sept 5No MeetingLabor Day
Sept 12Kerry Roy, P.E.
Memphis Light Gas & Water
MLGW's JEPE (Junior Engineer/Profesional Engineer) program
Sept 19Dr. Shahram Pezeshk, Ph.D, PE
University of Memphis
Retrofit and Instrumentation of the I-40 bridge over the Mississippi River PDH
Sept 26Jon Mosteller, P.E.
Memphis Light Gas & Water
Electric Capital Planning, Budgeting & Prioritizing at MLGW PDH
Sept 27Board Meeting5:30 PM in the Black & Veatch conference room at 3485 Poplar, Suite 230.
Oct 3Allen Cox (fellow Club Member)Direct Current Corrosion in Underground Pipe PDH
Oct 10Jim Atkins
Lakeland City Manager
Status of Lakeland Projects
Oct 17Paul Gavin (fellow Club Member)What is the Difference Between HDPE and PP Pipe PDH
Oct 24Mary Jane Cassandrsa (fellow Club Member)Israel Trip
Oct 25Board Meeting5:30 PM in the Black & Veatch conference room at 3485 Poplar, Suite 230.
Oct 31Robert Elsworth (fellow Club Member)Evolving Laser Technology PDH
Nov 7David N. Garst, B,Arch., J.D.
Lewis, Thompson, King, Kreig & Waldrup, P.C.
E-mail Risk Management for Design Professionals
Policies and Best Practices PDH See Power Point Presentation
Nov 14StaffPresentation of the Director Candidates, Introduction of the New Life Member(s) and Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award (Bob Sweeney)
Nov 21No-MeetingThanksgiving Preparations
Nov 28David Cash
Senior Engineer at Pickering Inc.
Debris Collection and Removal System for McKellar Lake presentation PDH
Nov 29Board Meeting5:30 PM in the Black & Veatch conference room at 3485 Poplar, Suite 230.
Dec 2Christmas LuncheonSee Details Above
Dec 5No MeetingRe-coup from Friday's Celebration
Dec 12Dr. Pong Malasri
Dean of Engineering, Christian Brothers University
Engineering at CBU: Past, Present and Future
Dec 19Ashley Cash, Administrator - Comprehensive Planning
Antoine Hawkins, Staff Planner
Office of Planning and Development
Memphis 3.0 - In Progress
Dec 26No MeetingChristmas Day (recovery)
Dec 27No Board Meeting !!