Mr. Reyes discussed the I-91 Widening Project and his role on the important improvement project for the greater Los Angeles highway commuters. Mr. Reyes also shared insight on what to expect once new graduates find employment. Of most importance, Mr. Reyes recommends that newly hired identify their strengths and “find their fit” in professional practice – all the while maintaining a focus on the P.E. licensing goal.
On Thursday, October 25th 2012, ITE Cal Poly Pomona held the 3rd General Meeting of the year. The guest speaker was Mr. Neil Nilchian, P.E. who detailed Project Management issues in Transportation Engineering.
Mr. Nilchian stressed the importance of balance within a project and the consideration for a diversity of needs. According to him, project success is a product of originality, timeliness, and client-service. Mr. Nilchian concluded his presentation with valuable words of wisdom and well wishes to his audience of aspiring professional engineers.
ITE’s second meeting is this Thursday, Oct 11 during U-hour (12-1 PM), in the Transpo Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Zaki Mustafa as our guest speaker. As the newly elected President of ITE, he will be discussing how the Los Angeles Department of Transportation operates and also how to get ahead and succeed in life. Free lunch will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!
ITE Cal Poly Pomona’s 1st General Meeting featured guest speaker Ms. Alyssa Reynolds, P.E. from the City of Henderson, NV.
Ms. Reynolds shared her wide range of experiences in engineering, highlighting multiple issues to be considered at the start of civil improvement projects. As the past President of ITE’s Western District, she also stressed the benefits of becoming involved with ITE and the Transportation Engineering profession.
Among the General Announcements:
- ITE’s annual planning for 2012-2013 was detailed
- ITE’s Executive Board was introduced
- Carmaggedon Technical Tour: planned for the weekend of 10/6/2012 (details coming soon via email)
10/11/2012 (Thursday): ITE’s 2nd General Meeting featuring Guest Speaker Zaki Mustafa, Los Angeles Department of Transportation.
ITE’s first meeting is this Thursday, Sept 27 during U-hour (12-1 PM), in the Transpo lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Alyssa Reynolds as our guest speaker, who will be discussing how to relate the maintenance aspect of our Traffic Infrastructure to Traffic Engineering. Free lunch will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. Come and see what ITE has to offer! Continue reading