Activities / Outreach

Upcoming

2020 Workforce Development, Outreach and Technology Transfer Activities- The University of Oklahoma: Impactful workforce development, outreach, and technology transfer activities are pursued in this project in collaboration with the Southern Plains Transportation Center, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, and the private sector. The major activities include 2020 Oklahoma Transportation Research Day, 2020 Summer Symposium, seminars, and workshops. A summer camp will also be organized.

Past

2019 Engineering First! Teacher Workshop:  This two-day workshop introduced teachers  to engineering lesson plans for elementary classrooms. Workshops were held at UNR (Reno, NV) on August 1-2 and at UW (Seattle, WA) on August 8-9.

2019 Parent/Child Bridge Engineering Summer Camp:  This four-day summer camp introduced 3rd to 6th grade students and their parents to bridge engineering and some of the free resources available at FIU and in their communities.

2018 Parent/Child Bridge Engineering Summer Camp:  This three-day summer camp introduced 3rd to 5th grade students and their parents to bridge engineering and some of the free resources available at FIU and in their communities.

2018 Bridge Engineering Teacher Workshop: This two-day workshop introduced Miami-area teachers and librarians to engineering lesson plans for elementary classrooms.

2017 Parent/Child Bridge Engineering Summer Camp:  This three-day summer camp introduced 3rd to 5th grade students and their parents to bridge engineering and some of the free resources available at FIU and in their communities.

2016 Bridge and Wind Engineering Teacher Workshop:  The ABC-UTC sponsored a K-12 teacher workshop that introduced Miami-area teachers to structural engineering, bridge engineering, wind engineering, corrosion engineering, and (most importantly) Accelerated Bridge Construction.

UNR Workforce Development and Educational Activities : The following is a summary of the activities related to the ABC workforce development and education at ABC-UTC-Seismic at UNR.  Only activities that are fully or partially funded by USDOT through ABC-UTC are listed.  The labels preceding each item are to reference the activities to those at other partners of ABC-UTC.  .

2015 Summer Transportation Camp: The Summer Transportation Camp was a two-week summer camp that includes the exploration of both the transportation and structural engineering sides of transportation.