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Department Spotlight: Steel Construction Teaching Aid

 

The steel construction teaching aid returns to McMaster with a few modifications and new paint. Walters Group visited our campus for an appreciation event and unveiling this month. The structure was removed due to the construction of the Gerald Hatch Centre. Lydell Wiebe, Associate Professor provided remarks on the purpose and use of the teaching aid for the Department of Civil Engineering. Dr. Wiebe was joined by Dean Ishwar Puri, Acting Associate Dean Steve Hranilovic,  Walters HR Manager Marty Verhey and students from the McMaster Engineering Society. 

Civil Engineering Alumni Spotlight

Rob Casasanta, B.Eng. `93

“My engineering degree has been very valuable in the design and manufacturing work I do. It also taught me how to learn and adapt to new and different situations. Every day brings its challenges and rewards which allows me to continuously learn and improve.” 

Rob Casasanta, along with his two younger brothers, Vic and Luigi, runs Brantford’s LC Bakery Equipment Services Ltd., a successful manufacturer of industrial and commercial bakery and food services equipment.

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