Beavers: the other professional engineers
Emily Fairfax, PhD. Ecohydrologist, University of Colorado, Boulder. Beginning fall 2019: Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Resource Management Department at California State University Channel Islands
AEG Mile High Chapter Student Night — Poster presentations, networking event, rapid-fire resume review for students, light dinner buffet, and silent auction to benefit the CSM Student Chapter of AEG.
Andrew Graber, Colorado School of Mines. Using Lichenometry to Evaluate Rockfall Recurrence Interval and Talus Fan Behavior, Glenwood Canyon, Colorado
Brian Gray, Colorado School of Mines. Automation of Photogrammetry and Slope Deformation Change Detection
Michael Henry, Western Colorado University. Landslide Mechanics Evaluation of the Roaring Judy Landslide, Almont, Colorado
Ashton Krajnovich, Colorado School of Mines. A Demonstration of Uncertainty Assessment for Fault Networks in 3D Geologic Models of Mountain Tunnels.
Colton Medler, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Time-Lapse Seismic Imaging of Induced Hydraulic Fractures at Sanford Underground Research Facility Using Continuous Active Source Seismic (CASSM) Techniques
Kyle Radach, Colorado School of Mines. Characterization and Analysis of the Cedar Pass Landslide Complex, Badlands National Park, South Dakota
Luke Weidner, Colorado School of Mines. Automated Machine Learning Methods for Continuous Rock Slope Monitoring.
Thank you to everyone who attended, presented at, and supported our annual AEG Mile High Chapter Student Night!, and THANK YOU to our 2019 Student Night Sponsors:
Rhodochrosite Level ($250)
Cesare, Inc. (Darin Duran)
RJH Consultants, Inc.
Deere & Ault Consultants Inc.
Molybdenum Level ($100)
Susan Steele Weir
NV5 (Ken Feldman)
William K. (Bill) Smith
Vista GeoScience (John Fontana)
Bob Kirkham, GeoLogical Solutions
Galena Level ($50)
Quartz Level ($25)
Jerry D. Higgins, Consulting Engineering Geologists
Kami Deputy Gardella
Deb Green, 2018-2019 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Applied Geology
Topic: You Don’t Look Like a Geologist – A Conversation on Diversity (or the Lack Thereof) in Our Profession
Thank you to our meeting sponsor Rhea Graham, AEG Emeritus Member and Geological Society of America Fellow
AEG Mile High Chapter is offering a rapid-fire resume review service prior to Mines Career Day. Students in geological engineering and related fields who wish to have their resume reviewed and critiqued by an AEG professional should bring their resume to Trailhead Taphouse and Kitchen between 6 and 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 5, 2018. One-on-one verbal feedback will be provided. Thank you to reviewer Ed Friend!
One day conference on geotechnical projects and topics relevant to Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE Colorado Chapter, Colorado Association of Geotechnical Engineers (CAGE), and AEG Mile High Chapter.
"A Cross Section of Talks" by Mile High Chapter members who are presenting at the 2018 AEG Annual Meeting in San Francisco:
Bryan Simpson, USBR: DRONES! Geologic Discontinuity Mapping Using UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) Technology and Photogrammetric Methods for Rockfall Mitigation
Tom Terry, USACE: Guajataca Dam – Risk informed Interim Risk Reduction Measures
James P. McCalpin, GEO-HAZ Consulting, Inc: Trenching Helps Landslide Investigations in Areas of Complex Structure and/or Quaternary Deformation
Paul Santi, Dept. of Geology & Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines: Predicting Long Runout Landslides
AEG Mile High Chapter Student Night — dinner, poster presentations, resume review, and networking event. Poster presenters:
Brusak, Amber (CSM): Distribution of Landslide Dams along the Minjiang River in the Sichuan Provence of China
Hazelwood, Kyle (SDSMT): New Insights into the Fluvial Geomorphology and Landscape Evolution of the Black Hills, South Dakota
Huber, Robert (SDSMT): Evaluation of Rock Slope Stability and Crack Monitoring at Dinosaur National Monument
LaPorte, David (CSM): Evaluating Landslide Risk Management in Guatemala City through a Study of Risk Perception and Behavior Changes
Semmens, Stephen (CSM): Bayesian Evaluation of Sand Boil Development along the Lower Mississippi River Valley