Structural Engineering Seminar Series

Winona Bridge across the Mississippi
  • Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center
  • For:  Practicing engineers, architects and anyone who has an interest in topics concerning the structural engineering community

Get up-to-date information on structural engineering topics, enhance your skills, and take advantage of networking opportunities. The six programs in this series address specific structural issues and concerns involved in the design and construction of buildings, bridges, and other structures, and incorporates examples of various principles involved.


The conference will be held at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. Parking is plentiful and free. 

Planning Committee

William Arockiasamy, PE
Engineering Evaluations, Inc.

Chuck Ashton, PE

Lynn Brekke, PE
Le Pas Design, Ltd. (Retired)

Mark Chauvin, PE
Wiss Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. 

Stephen Clark, PE
Ericksen Roed & Associates

Arielle Ehrlich, PE
MnDOT Bridge Office

Theodore Galambos, PhD
University of Minnesota

Jeffrey Gutzmann, PE
Xcel Energy – Transmission Engineering

Jihshya J. Lin, PE
MnDOT Bridge Office

Lauren Linderman, PhD
University of Minnesota

Greg Mosier, PE

Daniel Murphy, PE
Meyer, Borgman & Johnson, Inc. 

Jennifer Popehn, PE, PhD
Target Corporation

Timothy Rapoport, PE
Ryan Companies

Gordon Reigstad, PE, SE, PhD
Reigstad & Associates, Inc.

Katherine Russell, PE
BKBM Engineering 

Kevin Schultz, PE, SE, PEng
Larson Engineering, Inc.

Scott Snelling, PE
US Army Corps of Engineers – Saint Paul District

Jon Wacker, PE
HGA Architects and Engineers

Ken Walerius, PE

University of Minnesota Staff
Kristi Fischer
Maddie Grover
Julie Schmitz

Continuing Education Units

Each Seminar session awards 0.3 University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) CEUs. The entire Seminar series awards 1.8 U of M CCAPS CEUs. One U of M CCAPS CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. A CEU certificate will be sent to each participant after each Seminar. 

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Contact Info

Program Information: Marie Villano
612-624-4972 |

Registration Information
612-625-2900 |

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