The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at FIU has been fortunate to host a Distinguished Speaker Series at the FIU Engineering Center in 2013 and 2014.

You can find archives of the speakers’ presentations, which were broadcast online via live free webinar, by clicking on the links below.

January 31, 2014: ‘Predicting Corrosion in Industrial Applications’
A presentation by Dr. Roger Staehle, former Dean the Institute of Technology at the University of Minnesota and member of the National Academy of Engineering
Click here for the January 31 event announcement

February 28, 2014: “Can “Big” Data Serve as a Foundation for Measuring and Improving Public Transport Operations?”
A presentation by Dr. Robert Bertini, Portland State University
Click here for the February 28 event announcement

March 28, 2014: ‘Sediments and Submarines – Indiana Jones meets Environmental Engineering’
A presentation by Dr. Danny Reible, Current Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair at Texas Tech University and a Member of the national Academy of Engineering
Click here for the March 28 event announcement


February 22, 2013: ‘Durability of Existing & Future Steel Bridges’ 

A presentation by John W. Fisher, Ph.D. of Lehigh University
Click here for the Feb. 22 event announcement

March 8, 2013: ‘Travel Time Reliability: Network-level Characterization & System Management Implications’
A presentation by Hani S. Mahmassani, Ph.D. of Northwestern University
Click here for the March 8 event announcement

April 12, 2013: “Climate Change and the Global Water Cycle: Efforts in Monitoring, Modeling and Ability to Forecast Changes”
A presentation by Soroosh Sorooshian, Ph.D. of the University of California, Irvine
Click here for the April 12 event announcement