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Our Engineers Week Celebration in NYC

The Queens Chapter joins the Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island Chapters to celebrate Engineers Week. This event is being organized by the five NYC NYSSPE Chapters (MCPC), PEC (PE's in Construction) and PEPP (PE's in Private Practice) interest groups within NYSSPE.

Attend the Mayor's Engineers Week Proclamation. Network with your fellow engineers. Get the latest information of subjects affecting, your job, profession and the city. There will be opportunity for 6PDHs on two tracks that include the MANDATORY ethics seminar. Topics will include the NYC Fire Code, Second Ave subway, WTC and Port Authority projects, with headline speakers from NYC DOB, Fire Dept, MTA, Port Authority, NYS Board of Engineering and Surveyors, and more! The cost is $120 prepaid and $175 at the door.

DATE: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 10:15 - 6 PM

LOCATION: UBS Conference Center, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, corner of 51st Street, New York, NY 10019

Earn up to 6 PDH

NSPE Members save 45% by preregistering. Further info and details at:

Sign Up for the February 21st Seminar NOW!


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eWeek 2012 Celebration



NYC Mayor Bloomberg's Proclamation - 2012 Engineers' Week


NYC DOB Presentation on Special Inspections Regulations and Registration in New York City

General overview of Special inspections and ammendments to the rule

Bloomberg: Cornell On Roosevelt Island To Change Education In NYC

Read more: http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/mayor-bloomberg-on-good-day-ny-cornell-science-campus-20111220#ixzz1m6H4E1pY

MYFOXNY.COM - Cornell University is setting up shop on Roosevelt Island.
Thanks to a multi-million dollar contribution from an alumnus, the Ivy League institution will build a state-of-the-art applied science campus on the island.

Read more: http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/mayor-bloomberg-on-good-day-ny-cornell-science-campus-20111220#ixzz1m6HD928x

"We're going to change education. We're going to chance New York City for the next four to five decades... Other cities have hallowed out... we have to keep evolving," said Bloomberg.
Among the benefits for NYC from the Cornell Graduate Applied Science facility:
10,000 NYC public school students will be educated
200 math and science teachers will get more training

Read more: http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/mayor-bloomberg-on-good-day-ny-cornell-science-campus-20111220#ixzz1m6HbaZ7y

Cornell To Open Roosevelt Island Campus

Updated: Monday, 19 Dec 2011, 6:07 PM EST
Published : Monday, 19 Dec 2011, 12:40 PM EST
By SAMANTHA GROSS Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology will partner to build an applied sciences campus in New York City that officials hope will transform the metropolis into a center for entrepreneurship and technology innovation to rival California's Silicon Valley.

Read more: http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/cornell-to-open-roosevelt-island-campus-20111219-APX#ixzz1m6HyrSMF

Cornell-Technion's New Engineering School on Roosevelt Island

It's official! Mayor Michael Bloomberg has selected Cornell and its partner, the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, to realize his vision for a cutting-edge NYC tech campus that will serve as a global magnet for tech talent and entrepreneurship. Follow the latest news and information about this exciting initiative

More about CornellNYC Tech – Home of the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute

The Technion: A world leader in technology commercialization



Queens NSPE 2012 MathCOUNTS Competition

The Queens Chapter - NYSSPE annual MATHCOUNTS Competition was held on Saturday, February 4h, at Junior High School 189, in Flushing. Eleven schools from Queens registered in the MATHCOUNTS Program competed in the competition.

MATHCOUNTS is a Math skills building and competition for 6th, 7th & 8th grade students, sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers, the CNA Foundation, Raytheon Company, US Dept. of Defense, Northrop Grumman Foundation, 3M Foundation and Texas Instruments, Bezos Family Foundation, Conoco Phillips, Think-Fun and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Competitions are held at the local Chapter level, followed by a State competition. The top individuals from the State competition then compete at the Raytheon National Competition, which is being held in Orlando, Florida this year. The top winners of the National Competition can win college scholarships.




Tim Lynch PE, NYC DOB Presentation; Protecting People and Neighboring Property During Excavations in New York City

"Protection of the public who live and work in New York City's large population of 19th Century (1790 - 1900) unreinforced masonary structures"


Buildings at Work: The Forensic Engineering Unit

The Forensic Engineering Unit is an elite team of engineers charged with assessing the structural stability of buildings during major emergencies and overseeing the repairs of these structures. The video is narrated by the Unit's Executive Director, Timothy Lynch, P.E



The Queens Chapter, NYSSPE


How to Contact Us:

Queens Chapter, NYSSPE
George Tavoulareas PE, President

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

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

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