Monday, April 16, 2018


Despite all your doubts and fears, you actually made it to the last day of class! Which means come celebrate at the closing social!!
When: April 18th (Wednesday) at 5 pm
Where: on the lawn out front of the Clyde (assuming no snow but this is Utah and who knows about this weather).
What: Volleyball, Spikeball and more!!!
Food: hotdogs yum.

Civil Engineering Frisbee Night
Tuesday, April 17th from 6-7PM at Kiwanis Park. 
It will be a fun sports night to relieve some of the stress of finals!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

ITE Closing Social

Just because you drive on the streets doesn't mean you're a traffic engineer--come test your traffic knowledge with Jeopardy at the ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers) closing social! Come for free food, fun, and officer elections.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


Senior Principal at AECOM

Matt has 24 years’ consulting experience in earthquake engineering and disaster risk reduction in over 20 nations.
He is a BYU CE alumni BS (91) and MS (95) and has lived in Washington DC, Thailand, Hawaii, LA and now Salt Lake with his 2 sons and their 2 dogs.  
Matt’s career focus involves:
  • Geotechnical and structural design & construction of disaster mitigations.
  • Post-disaster investigations, recovery planning and code development.
  • Hazards mapping, loss modeling and SHAKEOUT exercises.
  • Infrastructure resilience technology transfer to Asia, authoring over 30 publications.
Clients include the US Govt, State DOTs, Cities, industrial companies and specialty contractors.  From 2011-2014 he managed FEMA’s $35M Technical Assistance Research Contract (TARC) with 75 disaster projects including leading FEMA’s Hurricane Sandy recovery study.  
Matt currently supports resilience work across AECOM. He is a professional fellow of EERI and a member of the ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division and the ASCE 7 seismic and tsunami loads committees.

Monday, April 2, 2018


April 9-13 BYU ASCE is holding a canned food drive. Bring your nonperishable cans to the Civil Engineering office. A minimum of 5 cans gets you 1 service point. And a maximum of 10 zillion cans still only gets you 1 point. So what we are getting at is bring cans, help feed people, and get 1 service point. yay.