Civil + Structural Engineering News

Uniform Evaluation Service Included in LADBS Pilot Program to Satisfy Seismic Requirements in Los Angeles and California 

Uniform Evaluation Service’s (UES) product evaluation program is going to start a pilot program with the Los Angeles Department of Building Safety (LADBS) in order to enhance customer service and facilitate seismic-related product approvals for the city of Los Angeles and state of California building codes. This program, when successfully completed, will add recognition for […]

AEC TECH NEWS: FINLEY updates software platform to SOFiSTiK and Autodesk

FINLEY Engineering Group recently implemented SOFiSTiK, a seamless BIM workflow for structural engineering. All necessary steps from modeling through to generating reinforcement sheets for civil and structural engineering projects can be carried out using a smart data transfer between Autodesk and SOFiStiK software.

50K Coalition receives $294,000 NSF grant to improve U.S. engineering diversity

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $294,500 grant to support a pilot program sponsored by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). The project will be implemented by the 50K Coalition, a 40-organization collaborative formed by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, NSBE, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers.

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