About the NCS Reston Branch

The National Capital Section's Reston Branch hosts regular monthly technical meetings at ASCE Headquarters in Reston at lunch time. Formerly a Committee of the Section, it was, in late October 2017,  anointed a Branch in recognition of its successful track record of serving members from the Reston area with well-attended PDH and networking opportunities. Several Branch Officer positions have opened up for our member volunteers to fill. Take advantage of these emerging leadership opportunities!

Oct 8, 2019 (Reston): The Whole Nine Yards - Concrete Lessons Learned


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Concrete is one of the most widely used building materials throughout the world. It is preferred because of compressive strength characteristics and its unique ability to be formed into structures of almost any shape or profile. However, beneath the simplicity of its appearance lies a network of challenges and complexities in both design and construction. This program will focus on lessons learned on materials, design and construction of concrete

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (Sign-in and catered lunch begin at 11:45 AM, with speaker at 12:00 PM)
WHERE: ASCE Headquarters - 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia, 20191
COST: $25 per person (member) $20 (life member) $30 (nonmember)
Attendees will receive (1.0) Professional Development Hour (PDH).

About the Presenter: Javeed Munshi, Ph.D, P.E., S.E, F. ASCE, F. ACI, F. SEIis a Senior Principal Engineer and serves as the lead Corporate Concrete Structures Specialist across Bechtel enterprise in terms of setting standards for quality, efficiency, automation and innovation in concrete construction. He is the lead company resource for internal and external customers who helps resolve most critical and challenging technical issues that arise along various phases of concrete production and placement during project execution.
Javeed is a recognized industry expert with about 30 years of experience in materials, design, evaluation, construction and repair of concrete involving infrastructure (buildings, bridges, tunnels), heavy industrial (fossil, nuclear and renewable) and environmental concrete structures (water and waste water treatment facilities).
Javeed has actively contributed to the practice of reinforced concrete design and construction including through Codes/Standards development, publications and education for over 25 years. He has provided pro-active leadership in many technical committees/societies of repute such as ACI, ASCE, ASME and TMS, has conducted numerous industry seminars, participated in many conferences and conventions and served as an expert panelist on several industry bodies. As Chair of ASME Section III, Div. 2 for Concrete Containments, he has successfully lead the effort to help update, simplify and modernize this Code for nuclear concrete construction. His participation and technical opinion is often sought on important technical committee initiatives and to resolve challenging issues on projects in the US and abroad. He has contributed to 7 books and over 70 papers on various concrete topics.

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