Originally published May 2, 2013

MSOE’s student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers took second place overall in the ASCE Great Lakes Regional Conference. As a group, the students took first place with their technical paper and first place in the geotechnical competition.

The Concrete Canoe Team finished in third place. The Steel Bridge Team took second place, which qualified them for the ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition for the third year in a row. They will travel to the University of Washington May 31-June 1, 2013, where they’ll compete against teams from across the United States. Dr. Frank Mahuta is the ASCE faculty advisor.

Members of the Concrete Canoe Team include:

  • Karissa Brunette, architectural engineering
  • Liz Crawford, construction management
  • Neree Croteau, architectural engineering
  • Garrett Ducat, architectural engineering
  • Pat DuBois, electrical engineering
  • Michael Herriges, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Brian Janus, civil engineering
  • Kasaundra Mooney, architectural engineering and construction management
  • Elise Pinkerton, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Jeff Scarpelli, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Jessica Schaefer, construction management
  • Johanna Wang, architectural engineering
  • Lindsey White ’12, structural engineering

The Steel Bridge Team is comprised of:

  • Mike Anaszewicz, civil engineering
  • Matt Braden, architectural engineering
  • David Burt, civil engineering
  • Pat Flaherty, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Alex Flunker, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Jeff Freund, mechanical engineering
  • Blake Gleason, construction management, construction and business management
  • Jeff Henriksen, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Michael Herriges, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Ryan Kaput, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Brett Kash, architectural engineering, construction management
  • Dustin Kuderer, architectural engineering
  • Anthony Leonardelli, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Matt Schultz, architectural engineering, structural engineering
  • Brandon Shea, architectural engineering
  • Barbora Srnova, civil engineering
  • Gretchen Toshach, architectural engineering
  • Luke Vetroczky, architectural engineering
  • Julie Windish, architectural engineering, structural engineering

MSOE is an independent, non-profit university with about 2,500 students. MSOE offers 20 bachelor’s degrees and nine master’s degrees in engineering, business, mathematics and nursing. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; a 94% placement rate; and the highest average starting and mid-career salaries of any Wisconsin university according to PayScale Inc. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.