Seminars, Webinars and Workshops

Photo of students listening in on presentation by David Schulenberg from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Invited Speaker Series

Every semester, IBE invites speakers from the bridge industry to share the experience and lessons they have learned over the course of their careers. This is an opportunity for our students to learn more about current industry topics and public policy and management issues.

Speakers and Dates


Sept. 25, 2017 Louis J. Ruzzi, PE
5:00 p.m. District Bridge Engineer
200G Baldy Hall
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Oct. 16, 2017 Jinying Zhu
5:00 p.m. Assistant Professor
200G Baldy Hall
Department of Civil Engineering
  University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Oct. 23, 2017 Adam Matteo, PE
5:00 p.m. Assistant State Structure and Bridge Engineer
200G Baldy Hall
Virginia Department of Transportation
Oct. 30, 2017 Marc Parker, SE, PE
5:00 p.m. Collins Engineers, Inc.
200G Baldy Hall
Nov. 6, 2017 David R. Capobiano, Design Compliance Engineer/Project Manager for Delivery NYS Thruway Authority
5:00 p.m. John Kowalski, Commercial Manager, NYS Thruway Authority
  Craig Teepell, Deputy Construction Manager
200G Baldy Hall
New NY Bridge (NNYB) Project
Nov. 13, 2017 Jamal Elkaissi, PE
5:00 p.m. Federal Highway Administration, Colorado
200G Baldy Hall
Nov. 20, 2017 Joe Brenner, PE
5:00 p.m. Lead Structural Engineer
200G Baldy Hall
Nov. 27, 2017 Matt Carter, PE, Peng, Ceng
5:00 p.m. Principal
200G Baldy Hall


The following presentations are most closely associated with CIE 579: Bridge and Highway Infrastructure Management and Public Policy

April 17, 2017 Denise Nelson
5:00 p.m. Former Vice President for Public Education
200G Baldy Hall
Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
  Washington, DC
April 10, 2017 Daniel D'Angelo
5:00 p.m. PE, PMP, PMI-RMP
200G Baldy Hall
Principle Engineer, Applied Research Associates
March 6, 2017 Diane Kozlowski, Dave Schulenberg, Todd Kufel
5:00 p.m. US Army Corps of Engineers
200G Baldy Hall

The following presentations are most closely associated with CIE 580: Emerging Technologies in Bridge Engineering

November 28, 2016 Matthew Bowser
5:00 p.m. MASc, PE
20 Knox Hall
WSP, MMM Group
November 21, 2016 Sreenivas Alampalli and Mark Struzinsky
5:00 p.m. New York State Department of Transportation
20 Knox Hall
November 14, 2016 Kyle Rollins
2:00 p.m. Civil & Environmental Engineering
140 Ketter Hall
Bringham Young University, Provo, Utah
October 31, 2016 James P. Wacker
2:00 p.m. Research Engineering
140 Ketter Hall
United States Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
  Madison, Wisconsin
October 10, 2016 Gregory Nault, PE, SE
2:00 p.m. Project Manager
140 Ketter Hall
Ductal UHPC Bridge Engineering
September 26, 2016 Brian M. Kozy, PhD, PE
2:00 p.m. Principal Bridge Engineer
140 Ketter Hall
Office of Bridges and Structures
  Federal Highway Administration
  Washington, DC

Webinars and Workshops