Greetings AEG Southern California Section Member
We hope you will join us for the AEG Southern California Chapter's February meeting, this month we have a new dining experience planned as well as an informative presentation. The February meeting will be held at the Old Gyumri Restaurant in Glendale, CA on Wednesday, February 15th. The presentation will be by Mr. Steve Miller, of Jensen Precast retaining wall products group, who will be introducing ultra-large pre-cast concrete, gravity and reinforced soil retaining structures and concrete fences. More information is posted on the webpage at http://www.aegsc.org/.
Please see below for meeting information including whom to RSVP.
Speaker: Mr. Steve Miller, product manager of retaining wall products at Jensen Precast.
Presenter Steve Miller is the Product Manager of the retaining wall products group for Jensen Precast. He has over 23-years’ experience with design and construction of geosynthetic reinforced earth structures.
Mr. Miller has worked for Keystone Retaining Wall Systems as their corporate technical marketing support for the west coast producers and for Tensar Earth Technologies, a manufacturer of Geogrid, as a Regional Manager. He also owned the Keystone franchise in Southern California. Prior to that, he was a practicing engineering geologist in the San Francisco Bay area.
Mr. Miller was the recipient of a 1994 CRADA research grant. The award allowed him to work with the computational mechanics lab at University of California’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to establish a computer-generated numerical model evaluating the seismic stability of geosynthetic reinforced Keystone retaining walls. He has also published and presented several papers to the geologic community. Mr. Miller has served on ICBO subcommittees to establish design and inspection criteria for segmental retaining walls.
Steve Miller holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Humboldt State University, Arcata, California and has completed work toward a master’s degree in geophysics from Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington.
Meeting date: Wednesday, February 15th.
Location: Old Gyumri Restaurant, 4441 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91204, 818-550-0448.
Time: 5:45 pm Social Hour, 6:45 pm Dinner, 7:45 pm Program
Cost: $40 per person with reservations in advance for AEG members, $45 without reservations (at the door), $25 for students with a valid student ID.
Reservations: Please email Darrin Hasham at: AEG.SouthernCalifornia@gmail.com or call 909-917-9195.
Please make reservations by email prior to 3 pm, Tuesday, February 14, 2017.