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College hosts open house
April 16, 2007

The College of Engineering and Architecture will host an open house April 19 and 20. Events include School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Student Day, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Extravaganza, student posters, presentations, displays, and a barbecue.

Simulation breaks down natural disaster effects
October 7, 2005

WSU film crews taped the process of structural splits and cracks during a Wood Materials and Engineering simulation at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.The simulation, headed up by Dan Dolan, a WSU professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Scott Lewis, research associate at the Wood Materials and Engineering Lab, demonstrated natural disasters’ effects on buildings.The film will be used as part of an hour-long PBS documentary titled “Disaster Resistant Homes,” set to air in December.

Students go face-to-face with bricks and steel
October 14, 2004

Giving students an up-close opportunity to experience the materials that they will need in their professions, John Neary, assistant professor in the School of Architecture and Construction Management, is coordinating the construction on an 8-foot tall, steel, teaching structure behind Carpenter Hall. The American Institute of Steel Construction provided the design. The steel structure, along with a brick laying exercise done last month gives professors the opportunity to illustrate connections and structures that have been discussed in class but not often seen up-close. The foundation for the steel structure, built partly by Professor Ken Carper and his structures students is located in the courtyard between … » More …

Professor gives students material experience
August 23, 2004

John Neary, assistant professor in the Washington State University School of Architecture and Construction Management, will give students an up-close opportunity to experience the materials they will use in their professions when he coordinates the construction of an eight-foot tall, steel teaching structure behind Carpenter Hall next month.<br><br>With support from the Masonry Industry Promotion Group, a group of 60 students will also experience brick-laying through a Sept. 8 workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. The American Institute of Steel Construction provided the design. <br><br>Architecture students spend their years at school drawing pictures and creating models of the beautiful buildings they … » More …