Paul Zia Distinguished Lecture Series - Wilshire Grand Center: Tallest Building West of the MississippiName: Paul Zia Distinguished Lecture Series - Wilshire Grand Center: Tallest Building West of the MississippiDate: September 18, 2017Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDTWebsite: https://zialecture.com/registerEvent Description:
You're Invited! PAUL ZIA DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
Wilshire Grand Center: Tallest Building West of the Mississippi
Featuring Tammy Jow, Brendan Murphy and Todd Whisenhunt
Monday, September 18, 2017, 3 to 5 p.m.
Reception to follow the lecture
Stewart Theater in the Talley Student Union at NC State
Please join us for the 16th annual Paul Zia Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Tammy Jow, Brendan Murphy and Todd Whisenhunt. In their lecture entitled “Wilshire Grand Center: Tallest Building West of the Mississippi,” the speakers will discuss the design and construction of the 73-story structure in Los Angeles, including its unique architectural features; structural design (e.g., the mass concrete design and lateral force resisting system); and the coordination efforts for the foundation concrete pour that was placed during a continuous 18.5-hour period, setting the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous foundation concrete pour.
This annual lecture honors Professor Emeritus Dr. Paul Zia, former professor and department head for NC State’s Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, and a structural engineer who is eminent in research, professional society leadership and practice.
Ms. Tammy Jow, Senior Designer, AC Martin — the architectural company used for the Wilshire Grand
Mr. Brendan Murphy, Vice President, Turner Construction Co. — the construction company that managed the Wilshire Grand
Mr. Todd Whisenhunt, S.E., P.E., Vice President, Thornton Tomasetti — one of the structural engineering companies used for the Wilshire Grand
Admission is free, but registration is required at zialecture.com/register/. Donations will be gladly accepted to support the Paul Zia Education Fund for Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering students at NC State.
There are two PDH credits available for engineers.
Parking will be available in the Special Events and Varsity Drive Lots. Shuttles will run continuously every 15 minutes between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. A detailed map with more information will be sent out closer to the event to those who register.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Attendees, sponsors and speakers are invited to attend a cocktail reception following the lecture in the lobby.
To inquire about sponsorships, please contact Lindsay Smith with the NC State Engineering Foundation at 919-515-7738 or email@example.com.
(as of August 15th)
Platinum Gold Silver Bronze J. Darrin Holt AECOM
Ashland Construction Company
Kimley-Horn and Associates
Lysaght & Associates
McKim & Creed
Alpha and Omega Group
Andrew Consulting Engineers, PC.
Brasfield & Gorrie
CALYX Engineers & Consultants
Criser Troutman Tanner Consulting Engineers
Engineered Concepts Consulting Services
IQ Contracting, LLC
LHC Structural Engineers
McDonald York Building Company
Mead & Hunt
Pope Custom Homes
Steel Fab of Virginia
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September 18, 2017 from 3:00 to 5:30 PM at Stewart Theatre in Talley Student Union, NCSU Main Campus.
This event is free, open to the public and engineers will receive to two PDHs for attending.