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20th Annual Paul Zia Distinguished Lecture examines design and construction of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge

The 20th Annual Paul Zia Distinguished Lecture, “Design & Construction of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge,” is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m.

The lecture series honors Professor Emeritus Dr. Paul Zia, a former professor and department head of CCEE and a structural engineer who is eminent in research, professional society leadership and practice. For more than 50 years, he has been engaged in teaching, research and consulting in many areas of concrete materials, reinforced and prestressed concrete structures, and construction, advising more than 60 Master’s and doctoral students.

This year’s presenters will be Dr. Marwan Nader, PE, from T.Y. Lin International and Guy Mailhot, P.Eng., M.Eng., FCSCE, FEIC from Infrastructure Canada.

Due to current university restrictions surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the general public is invited to attend virtually. Participation on-campus is limited to university faculty and students.

To attend virtually, register here, and follow the instructions in the registration to join the virtual event on Sept. 27.

Engineers will receive two PDHs for attending.