Department of

Structural Engineering

2007 ASCE Regional Student Conference

Student Chapter Takes 3rd Place in Four Events at Regional Student Conference!

UCSD's Student Chapter of The Society of Civil and Structural Engineers, hosted the organization's 2007 Pacific Southwest Regional Student Conference. Over seven hundred students from seventeen universities gathered at UCSD on April 12th, 13th, and 14th to participate and compete in seventeen different events which took place at UCSD's Powell Laboratories, Geisel Library Plaza, and offsite at Lake Murray in San Diego's East County.

SE's chapter, Society of Civil and Structural Engineering (SCSE) placed in the following major events:

Steel Bridge - 3rd place
Quiz Bowl - 3rd place
Transportation - 3rd place 
Wiffle-Ball - 3rd place
Concrete Canoe - 5th place

For being in the top three for the Steel Bridge Competition, the SCSE Steel Bridge Team will be going to the National Conference. Congratulations to the Chapter on their success at not only hosting a such a large and well-attended event, but for placing so high in the competitions. We commend the following chapter leaders for their successes: Oliver Asis, 2007 Conference Director; Kevin Lin, Conference Leader; Prof. Michael Todd, Faculty Advisor; Mike Te, Basketball, Mystery Event & Tug-O-War Team Captain; Ana Quiroz, Concrete Bowling Team Captain; Taryn Dunbar, Concrete Canoe & Volleyball Team Captain; Kevin Lin, Concrete Frisbee Team Captain; Andy Kim, Impromptu Design & Soccer Team Captain; Colin Haynes, Quiz Bowl and Technical Paper Team Captain; Ruben Soto, Seismic Design and Surveying Team Captain; Mieko McCue, Steel Bridge Team Captain; Jason Crispi, Transportation Team Captain; Jessica Green, Water Resources Team Captain; Adam Bogage, Wiffle-Ball Team Captain. Congratulations to all, and good luck to the Steel Bridge Team at Nationals!





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