BxNSPE Meetings

This page shows upcoming and past meetings hosted or sponsored by the Bronx Chapter.  If you are interested in events in the area from other organizations, please see the Local Events page.

  • April 22, 2013 (Monday) Indian Point – What are the Facts? Topic: Indian Point – What are the Facts? A presentation supported by the Manhattan College School of Engineering Speakers: Steven J. DeCarlo, Maser Consulting P.A.: “Where we are – NYS power needs, supplies, and projections” Prof. Graham Walker, Manhattan College: “Conventional and alternative energy sources” Prof. Thomas N. McKee, Manhattan College, Entergy: “Power distribution and distribution management. The grid and the ... Read more about this post
  • January 26, 2010 Hilti Deck Fastening System – Powder Actuated Fastening as an Alternative to Welding Ann Marie Bugler, P.E.   1 PDH Ann Marie, who has been a welcome presenter to the chapter previously, will provide an introduction and overview of powder actuated fastening, including: I. Overview Steel Deck Diaphragm Design II. Powder-Actuated Fastening Technology III. Training and Safety IV. Deck Attachment Methods V. Powder-Actuated Fastening ... Read more about this post
  • September 14, 2010 Wendy Talarico, LEED AP, Architectural Outreach Manager, NY/NJ Brick Distributors Council, The Brick Industry Association Cavity Wall Design and Construction – We cover the proper design of these long-lasting brick-and-block assemblies, with emphasis on water resistance and crack control. This talk also covers a short history of cavity walls and properties of cavity walls including thermal design, ... Read more about this post
  • November 9, 2010 ENGINEERS – ARE YOU READY FOR SPECIAL INSPECTIONS UNDER THE NEW NYC BUILDING CODE? Bronx Chapter and PE’s in Construction, NYSSPE presents: Review of the 2008 New York City Building Code New Requirements for Special Inspections and Materials Testing. Approved for 2 PDH in NYS. By Kaspal Thumma, P.E., PhD The 2008 NYC Building Code requires major changes on inspections during the construction process. Under the old 1968 NYC Building Code, Professional ... Read more about this post
  • December 8, 2010 Keith F. Lashway, P.E. Area Director of Market Development and Technical Services International Masonry Institute Keith will present two 1PDH seminars on Masonry topics. Masonry Restoration  Description:  Acknowledging that restoration is the fastest growing segment of the construction industry, this class explores the deterioration mechanisms of masonry buildings, restoration standards, masonry restoration materials and methods and opportunities in restoration for existing ... Read more about this post
  • November 17, 2009 Firestopping Seminar Peter Schmidt Firestop Solutions Inc. 2PDH Firestop Solutions has presented firestop seminars to a wide range of professionals, including building inspectors, fire marshals, construction managers, hospitals, state agencies, building managers, architects, and engineers. Summary: This presentation will bring clarity to the intent of the ICC and local codes concerning proper installation of firestopping.  We will review the various components ... Read more about this post
  • February 25, 2009 The Bronx Chapter Review of Engineering Ethics Professor Seamus Freyne Manhattan College School of Engineering We live in a world where engineers must not think just about design, but also about the implications of those designs and the actions or policies that lead to them, and how they impact people and the environment. Engineering ethics carries momentous importance.  At this seminar Professional Engineers, Manhattan ... Read more about this post
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