Queens Chapter NYSSPE

The Queens Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. (NYSSPE) is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the engineering profession. We are the local chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) serving the Queens borough of New York City. We hold monthly meetings from September through June which include informative talks and facility tours.


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QUEEN'S CHAPTER MEETING: Thursday, February 23rd

This month's presentation is:

Ceramic Glazed Brick and Structural Tile; A Technical Overview

Presented by Jeff Hanington, Northeast Regional Manager - Elgin Butler Company

Mr Hanington will present Ceramic Glazed Brick and Structural Tile; a Technical Overview and discuss what Architects, Engineers, and Specification professionals should consider when specifying glazed brick and tile systems, including:

ï Learn about what's new in the ceramic glazed brick & structural glazed tile industry.
ï The benefits of a ceramic glazed surface---no graffiti, no fading, no refinishing.
ï Glazed brick and structural glazed tile - how it is made and design options.
ï The difference between a polymer (plastic) coated CMU and ceramic glazed products.
ï How ceramic glazed brick and tile perform in various climates.
ï Technical data and references for installation details.
ï Learn more about industry organizations, like CGMI, that support ceramic glazed masonry products.
ï Plus much more ÖÖ..

Lecture is 1 PDH

 

Not a member? Join the NYSSPE Queens Chapter for these member benefits!

Contact George Tavoulareas, PE at 347-387-1649 for further information

 


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Past president of the Queens Chapter Bob LoPinto, PE organized and ran another succssful MathCounts competition in Queens on February 4th at MS 16 in Little Neck. MATHCOUNTS is a Math skills building and competition for 6th , 7th & 8th grade students, sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers. Competitions are held at the local Chapter level, followed by a State competition. The top individuals from the State competition then compete at the National Competition, which is being held in Orlando, Florida this year. The top winners of the National Competition can win college scholarships.


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NYC Infrastructure Proposal

 

Unisphere Construction

 

Engineering Marvels in Queens

Designed by Gilmore D. Clarke, the Unisphere was engineered, fabricated, and donated to the fair by the United States Steel Corporation (USS). Its components were manufactured by the company's American Bridge Division at Ambridge and Harrisburg, Pa., and assembled at the World's Fair site.

 

 


Mark your calendar! - No Meeting in December

Our next meeting is Thursday, March 23rd, 2017


Chapter Meeting

Our meetings are held at Fort Totten, typically on the fourth Thursday of the month. The meetings start at 6:30 PM and are catered by our sponsors.

There is a continuing education seminar given at every meeting. The cost is $20 for our NSPE members, free for students and $30 to non-members.

Directions to the Professional Design Center at Fort Totten

 

The Queens Chapter, NYSSPE

Chapter Directors’ Meeting
(6:30 PM - call for location)

September 8th, 2016
October 13th, 2016
November 3rd, 2016
December 8th, 2016
January 12th, 2017
February 9th, 2017
March 9th, 2017
April 13th, 2017
May 11th, 2017
June 8th, 2017
July - No Meeting
August - No Meeting

Chapter Membership Meeting
(6:30 PM)

September 22nd, 2016
October 27th, 2016
November 17th, 2016
December - No Meeting
January 26th, 2017
February 23rd, 2017
March 23rd, 2017
April 27th, 2017
May 25th, 2017
June 22nd, 2017
July - No Meeting
August - No Meeting

 

Directions to the Professional Design Center at Fort Totten

 

How to Contact Us:

Queens Chapter, NYSSPE
George Tavoulareas PE, President
gltpe@msn.com

c/o Brian E. Flynn, PE, PC
78-66 79 Place, Glendale, NY 11385

Telephone: (718) 894-7822
FAX: (718) 894-7833

e-mail the Chapter

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Page last updated on February 21, 2017