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JANUARY MEETING

Thu Jan 18, 2018
5:00pm – 8:00pm
CRAVE – West End

1603 West End Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN

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Autonomous Technology vs Minnesota Winter: The Superbowl Challenge

     By Bob Filipczak 

The testing of autonomous vehicles has been in the news a lot, and each article makes new claims about what these vehicles can do. If there’s some skepticism among engineers in northern states such as Minnesota, it makes sense. We all want to know if this technology can stand up to the trifecta of snow, ice and salt when it comes to navigating our roads.

We are about to find out.

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The Ripple Effects of Closing Locks and Dams on the Mississippi

     By Bob Filipczak 

The dynamics of a river are complex and far-reaching, and when you are talking about a river the size of the Mississippi, the ramifications are amplified. And the dynamics of the upper Mississippi in Minneapolis and St. Paul could be changing quickly.

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Engineering Award Nominations

The Minnesota Section of ASCE has established the ASCE-MN Outstanding Engineer of the Year Award to recognize the outstanding contribution of local engineers to the civil engineering profession, in addition to the Young Engineer of the Year and Distinguished Engineer of the Year awards that are given in conjunction with MFESTS each year. The Board of Directors is soliciting nominations for this award, to be presented at our annual awards banquet in April 2018.

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