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Mechanical Forensic Engineering Seminar scheduled

This one-day (7 PDHs) Mechanical Forensic Engineering Seminar will provide attendees with a solid understanding of the forensic engineering process. During the seminar, attendees will: Understand general causes and consequences of mechanical failures Examine written warnings, owner’s manuals and intuitive design Learn techniques for documenting failures and conducting investigations Review the forensic engineering report and…

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Letter from the MSPE President

After many strategic planning meetings last year, I was left with one remaining question, what is the identity of MSPE? Our organization is comprised of a diverse group of individuals who represent engineers in construction, private practice, government, higher education and industry and across many disciplines. I have asked myself many times, “does MSPE have…

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Hands-on seminar on Erosion and Sediment Transport scheduled

Engineers, water resource and environmental professionals are invited to attend this full-day seminar that offers the fundamentals of erosion and sediment transport. Upon completion of the seminar, you will be able to determine when and how erosion and sedimentation occur and estimate the magnitude of sediment transport. Attendees will also become familiar with applications in…

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Celebrate 2nd Annual Professional Engineers Day

Celebrate Licensure and the Profession with PEs Around the World on August 2, 2017, for the second annual Professional Engineers Day! On August 8, 1907, the first professional engineering license was issued to Charles Bellamy in Wyoming. Since that time, licensure has expanded and professional engineers across the U.S. have made the commitment to protect…

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GLBR Chapter presents scholarships

The Great Lakes Bay Region Chapter of MSPE recently presented two students with scholarships. Both of the recipients will be attending Michigan Technological University in the fall to study engineering. Student applications were judged on GPA, test scores and additional activities the students were involved in during high school. Dakoda Patterson(below left) graduated from Chesaning…

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MSPE Building getting some updates

On Friday, June 2, a group of MSPE members started some much needed updates to the MSPE building in Lansing. A fresh coat of paint was put on the walls in the lobby and also in the conference room and one office on the first floor. We also began emptying the attic and found a…

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Michigan MATHCOUNTS team places at National Competition

The Michigan MATHCOUNTS Team placed 5th in the 2017 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition held May 14th and 15th at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Florida.  The team is comprised of the top four finishers in the Michigan Competition: Reagan Choi, Alex Xu, Varun Rajesh, all from Boulan Park Middle School in Troy, and Jeffrey…

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New Fellows named

John A. Condie, PE and James E. Kirkwood, PE were named MSPE Fellows on May 5, during the MSPE Annual Conference in Ann Arbor. Both men have been practicing professional engineers for at least 20 years, and are active members of MSPE’s Western Chapter. They have established a conspicuous record of achievement in professional affairs, including…

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Engineer of the Year Awards presented

The MSPE Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year were presented on May 5, during the Annual Conference in Ann Arbor. Scott Conners, PE, was presented the Engineer of the Year Award. Scott is described as a dedicated, hardworking engineer, outstanding in professional abilities and endless willingness to volunteer. He is well…

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