Becoming LEED AP – Dayton, Ohio
by USGBC SW Ohio Region


Wondering why people get a LEED AP credential? Have questions about what to study?

The Emerging Professionals Committee of the USGBC Southwest Ohio Section will host a panel of LEED Accredited Professionals (APs) experienced in the A/E industry to discuss their experiences preparing for and taking the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP credentialing exams. The format will be casual, so bring your questions and join the conversation. This “Becoming LEED AP” discussion will cover the following:
  • Why the LEED AP accreditation is important;
  • Process of qualifying for and registering to take the exam;
  • The material covered and difficulty of the exam; and
  • Process for getting ready to take the exam and the resources available to help in the preparation.
After the hour-long panel discussion, the panelists, attendees and the rest of the EP Committee will head over to the Carillon Brewing Company (1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45409) for a networking happy hour from 6:30-7:30PM. Appetizers will be provided. Cash bar at Carillon.

Date and Time
Mon, November 7, 2016
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST
Heapy Engineering
1400 West Dorothy Lane
OH 45409
Wind Engineering and Wind Tunnel Testing of Structures  (1.0 PDH)


Svend Ole Hansen, Ph.D., SOH Wind Engineering, LLC
Education: The Technical University of Denmark, Ph.D. in Wind Engineering, 1978; M.Sc. in Civil and Structural Engineering, 1975.
Background: Since founding Svend Ole Hansen ApS in 1988 in Denmark and SOH Wind engineering in 2011 in Vermont, Svend Ole Hansen has served as a consultant on various wind engineering aspects of cable supported long span bridges and other structures: the George Washington Bridge in New York, the Forth Replacement Crossing in UK, the Messina Bridge in Italy, the Carquinez Bridge in California, the Hardanger Bridge in Norway, new grandstands of the Københavns Idrætspark (Copenhagen Stadium), and The Bella Hotel in Denmark among others. His experience includes theoretical calculations, wind tunnel tests, structural vibrations, wind-induced traffic accidents on bridges and estimation of extreme winds, with specialized knowledge concerning the interpretation of wind tunnel test results and their application in the design of cable supported long span bridges and other structures.
Svend Ole Hansen has served as an expert witness in his field and has been a lecturer in wind engineering at the Technical University of Denmark for more than 10 years. His presentation venues include the Scruton Lecture in 2009 and at the Structural Engineers World Congress in 2007 in India. He was appointed as an external professor at Syddansk University in 2013. SOH has written three books and a number of papers regarding different aspects of wind engineering. In 2010 Svend Ole was appointed Chairman of the European Project Team revising the Eurocodes on snow load, wind actions, and temperature actions. His contributions are included in Eurocodes, the Eurocode on wind actions and Danish codes.


When: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


            TJ Chumps – Fairborn
1100 East Dayton-Yellow Springs Road
Fairborn, OH 45324  


$15 – SEAoO Members
$20 – Guests
FREE* – SEAoO Student Members

      5:30pm – Registration & Cash Bar.
6:15pm – Dinner & Presentation/Discussion
      Please Register 2 days before the meeting.
Earlier reservations are appreciated.
Credit card on-line only, cash or check at door.

Click here to register!

Questions on any Dayton events, please contact Mark Remmetter or Steve Mitchell at:
The University of Dayton ASCE student chapter will be hosting the annual Buffalo Wild Wings Social next week, Thursday November 10th.

The event will be held from 6-8 P.M. at BWWs on Brown Street.

Stop by for free wings and fun times with your fellow charismatic, outgoing engineering students.  This is also a great opportunity to chat with Civil Engineering professionals and faculty outside of the classroom.

This event is open to everyone who has paid their dues ($10) and to all CEE freshmen.
University of Dayton ETHOS scholarship recipients share their service experiences through presentations highlighting the work of the program.
Megan Timmerman
Ivan Rodriguez

Molly Boyajian

Presentation and Lunch Location:
Virginia Kettering Dining
University of Dayton
300 College Park

Dayton, Ohio 45469

Lunch to be provided.
Cost: $20/person (non-members), $15/person (members) or $10/students with RSVP
RSVP by 5:00pm on Friday, October 14, 2016
A PDH certificate will be provided to attendees.

Registration link: http://conta.cc/2dygQUi

Thursday November 3, 2016
Fall Seminar


The Dayton Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers is hosting its Spring Seminar at Montgomery County Water Services 1850 Spaulding Road on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

Highlights of this year’s seminar include issues related to Stormwater Quality Management, Autonomous Vehicle Use and Threats to Drinking Water Supply.

8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 Emerging Stormwater Issues, Kelly Kuhbander, P.E., Strand Associates Inc.
9:45-10:45 Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Ben Pierce, P.E., HDR Inc.
11:00-12:00 Threats to Drinking Water Quality, Dr. Regan Murray, US EPA
12:00-12:15 Wrap-up and Evaluation

12:15 Lunch

Three Engineering Professional Development Hours will be earned by attending this seminar.


Who Should Attend:  Construction inspectors, project managers & engineers, supervisors, and anyone interested in learning more about professional issues in civil engineering.

Fee Schedule: 
Early Registration …………… $75.00 member …………. $85.00 non-member – By October 23, 2016
Registration ……………….. $90.00 member ……………. $100 non-member – After October 23, 2016
At the Door ……………… $100.00 member ……………. $110 non-member
Registration will be open through October 31, 2016.
Registration includes learning sessions, continental breakfast, buffet lunch, breaks, and handouts.
Please make checks payable to Dayton Section – ASCE.
Note that registrations are no longer being processed by mail.  Attendees are asked to register via Constant Contact.
Government Agencies: If using a purchase order, please email a copy of the purchase order to ascedayton@gmail.com after registering for the event.  Purchase order payments can be brought to the seminar or mailed to: The American Society of Civil Engineers – Dayton Section; 300 College Park; Dayton, Ohio 45469-0243


Click Here for Brochure



Cliff Lovin Scholarship

Woolpert is pleased to announce that they have established the Cliff Lovin Scholarship for geography or engineering students attending school in the State of Ohio. The intent of the scholarship is to support the geospatial industry by helping students interested in careers related to the field.

The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student with a major in geography or engineering who is currently enrolled at a university located in Ohio. The scholarship will be paid directly to the student’s university. Applications and an official transcript should be submitted by September 1st , 2016; evaluation will be made by the Cliff Lovin Scholarship Committee.  The recipient will be announced during the 2016 Ohio GIS Conference, September 28-30 in Columbus, Ohio.

Cliff Lovin Scholarship Information

Cliff Lovin Scholarship Application


When: Thursday September 15, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Where:Montgomery County Administration Building, 10th Fl
451 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45422


Speaker: Scott LeBlanc, Area Engineer ODOT
The project reconstructed I-75 between Fifth St. and Riverview Ave and replaced the various left-side and right-side ramps with a single, centrally-located interchange for downtown Dayton. Project started in 2012 and will be completed a year early, September 2016.  Highlight the specific challenges and successes of the final phase of the I-75 Modernization Project through downtown Dayton. Project included a No Excuses incentive of $3 million for 1 year early completion. Included a VECP of 9 structures that affected 60% of the contract value.
While eating lunch, Scott LeBlanc will give a presentation about the project including the successes and challenges, and then we will head to the field to visit the site and see the project completed up close.
Lunch: Box Lunch
Cost: $20/person (non-members), $15/person (members) or $10/students with RSVP
RSVP by 5:00pm on Friday, September 9 , 2016RSVP Here!!

A PDH certificate will be provided to attendees.


You are cordially invited to participate in the 23rd Annual University of Dayton ASCE Golf Outing on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace in Centerville, Ohio. The tournament will begin at 7:30 am and will be followed by lunch and an awards ceremony.

The fee to participate in this year’s tournament will be $100 for one, $185 for two , $265 for three, or $340 for four participants. This fee includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, unlimited use of the driving range, chances at contest and door prizes, and a lunch buffet following the outing. To foster interaction between professionals and students, we are encouraging companies to register multiple 2- or 3-person teams to be joined by UD students.

We are again offering hole sponsorships which include a sign displaying your company’s name placed at a tee box as well as acknowledgment in the tournament program. The cost of sponsoring a hole is $100 per hole or $90 per hole if two or more holes are sponsored. Also, we invite you to donate items such as apparel or merchandise bearing your company’s logo to be given as prizes at the tournament.

We would like to thank the golfers and sponsors who have helped make our tournament a success in the past. Proceeds from the outing will help fund the UD ASCE Student Chapter’s events throughout the year. The ASCE student chapter is involved with many educational and service events to enhance our goals and better our community. Such events consist of: Tech-Fest, Adopt-A-Highway, Ohio Valley Regional Competition, National Steel Bridge Competition, UD Christmas on Campus, and various other events.

Please fill out the enclosed form and return with payment in full by September 10, 2016. Please include a phone number and email so that we may contact you prior to the event, if necessary.


Alex Wolf
UD American Society of Civil Engineers



UD ASCE Golf Outing Registration Form

UD ASCE Golf Outing Hole Sponsor


For additional questions please contact the UD ASCE officer team at asceudayton@gmail.com or
Rebecca Flohre @ (937) 229-3847 or rflohrel@udayton.edu

The Younger Member Group (YMG) for ASCE’s Dayton Chapter is looking for someone interested in taking a leadership role in the Younger Member Group.

Please Contact Mr. Dan Hoying at dhoying@ljbinc.com or (937) 259-5795 for more information.

The results are in!!  The 2016-2017

ASCE Dayton Section Board Members are:

President:  Chad Ingle, City of Kettering

President-Elect: Stephanie Goff, Montgomery County Engineer’s Office

Vice President:  Randee Timms, CESO

Treasurer:  Sam Morton, The Kleingers Group

Secretary:  Donald Chase, University of Dayton Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Newsletter Editor: Christopher Ryan, Bowser-Morner Inc.

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