Related Conferences and Workshops

Three students at 2016 ASEE Conference

[shown left to right] Maria Garlock, Evelyn Laffey, and Aatish Bhatia at the 2016 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference.

This page lists some of the conferences and workshops where material related to the “Creative Art of Structural and Civil Engineering” was (will be) presented.  Some of these papers are listed in the publications page.

2019 IASS

The Congress will be held in Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 October 2019.

Maria Garlock, Sigrid Adriaenssens, and John Abel are organizers of a session titled: Contributions in Memory of David P. Billington.  The theme of the session encompasses a variety of papers that are inspired by and/or are harmonious with David’s scholarship, teaching and mentorship.

See IASS website for details.

2019 Structural Engineers World Congress

The Congress will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, in 24-26 April 2019.

Maria Garlock and Sat want Rihal are organizers of a session titled: Structural Engineering Education: From Past to Future.  The objective of this session is to examine how the past, meaning our structural engineering history, has informed, and continues to inform, how we design in the future. 

See SEWC website for details.

2018 ASEE Conference

The Conference was held in June 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Maria Garlock was a panelist in a session titled: “Using Modern Technology to Educate and Inspire Non-STEM Majors”

2017 Structural Engineers World Congress

The Congress was held in Cancun, Mexico, on 14th to 17th November 2017.

Maria Garlock organized a session titled: The Future of Structural Engineering Education.  Tomorrow’s structural engineer must be a global practitioner, more communicative, more collaborative, more creative, and be a leader to help society meet its challenges.  Within this context, this special session discussed such educational goals in detail and some ways that universities are already addressing them in the curriculum.

2017 ASEE Conference

The Conference was held in June 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.

Maria Garlock was a panelist in a session titled: “Finding the Sweet Spot between Engineering Faculty's Willingness to Teach and Non-Majors' Willingness to Learn.”  She also presented this NSF project in a session titled “Engineering Literacy: Champions of Engineering in General Education”

2016 ASEE Conference

The Conference was held in New Orleans, LA, in June 2016.

Evelyn Laffey, Aatish Bhatia, and Maria Garlock each gave one presentation summarizing some of the project outcomes.

In addition, Maria Garlock presented at the Workshop on "Engineering-Enhanced Liberal Education”, more information on: www.ASEE.sheilatobias.com, Supported by the Teagle Foundation

2015 ASEE Conference

The Conference was held in June 2015 in Seattle, WA.

Aatish Bhatia attended the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society of Engineering Education and presented a talk to the Civil Engineering Division summarizing some of the active learning pedagogies implemented thus far in this project (in collaboration with Evelyn Laffey, Professor Maria Garlock, and Princeton undergraduate students Peter Chen, Kimberly Perez).