Yearly Archives: 2016


ASCE’s annual holiday party is a Gingerbread House Competition. We provided each group with enough supplies to build an elaborate house in an hour and then judged each house in a number of categories (sustainability, structural integrity, aesthetics, height). We then crowned a winner!   Attendance: 40

Gingerbread House Competition





Representatives from ACEC, the American Council of Engineering Companies, came to Cooper Union to discuss a scholarship opportunity open to junior students looking to pursue work in the consulting firm business in New York. After their presentation, an ASCE bridge design webinar was shown discussing various strategies for wind load […]

ACEC Scholarship and Bridge Webinar





Prof. Anthony “Tony” Cioffi of City Tech came to Cooper Union to discuss ASCE’s bigger picture, talking about how our ASCE student chapter fits into the larger, international ASCE.   Attendance: 30

Tony Talk



Students from many different schools combined with professional structural engineers on a scavenger hunt around New York City, looking for buildings or landmarks based on clues. Attendance from Cooper Union: 4 Total attendance: 70

SEAoNY Structure Quest





Langan came to Cooper Union to discuss their company’s work in the fields of geotechnical, environmental, and site-civil engineering. Their presentation focused on questions bigger than their firm, such as “what should I look for in a company?” Attendance: 17

Langan Company Presentation



The Cooper Union Civil Engineering faculty talked about their specialties, courses they offer, and interesting projects they’re working on, including how to get involved in these projects. Attendance: 28

Faculty Panel