OSPE-FCC October Luncheon Program

 Date:  Thursday, October 18, 2018

Place:  La Scala Restaurant, 4199 W. Dublin Granville Rd., Dublin, OH

Time:  Registration: 11:30 am, Lunch: 11:50 am, Speaker: 12:00 pm, Closing Remarks: 1:00 pm

Cost: Members: $20.00 & Non-Members: $30.00.

Registration: CLICK HERE

Title:  “Innovative Design of the SunTrust Stadium Field”

Synopsis: Professor Khoury, in collaboration with the Chief Engineer from ADS (Pipe manufacturer) will present a very interesting project on the new Atlanta Falcons stadium on the turf monitoring, drainage, etc."

PRESENTER: Issam Khoury, PhD, PE, Assistant Professor - Department of Civil Engineering, Ohio University

BIOGRAPHY:  Issam Khoury, PhD, Issam Khoury is a registered Professional Engineer and recently completed his PhD.  He is an assistant Professor at Ohio University Department of Civil Engineering and is the assistant director of the Ohio Research Institute for Transportation and the Environment (ORITE). He has been involved in instrumentation and research projects for the Ohio Department of Transportation, New York Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. His expertise includes field sensor installation, field data acquisition and analysis, material sampling and testing for both asphalt and concrete, and the ability to conduct lab testing of materials to acquire material properties for use in analysis and design.  He has co-authored several technical reports and papers that have been published in major research journals and presented at national conferences.

PRESENTER: James Goddard

BIOGRAPHY: James Goddard graduated from North Carolina State University with a Metrology degree in 1967.  In 2010 he retired from ADS (Advanced drainage Systems) where he was the chief engineer for more than 22 years.  He is a registered Professional engineer and was awarded the STM Award of Merit (2009), ASTM Paul Finn Memorial Award (2013).  He serves on several committees including:  ASTM D35 Vice Chairmen, ASTM F17 Membership Secretary, ASTM F17.62 Vice Chairman, TRB Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction Emeritus Member (2012), TRB Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction Committee Chairman -( 2000 - 2006). NCHRP Panel Member (Several) Plastic Pipe Institute Lifetime Member (2011).  Jim is currently a consultant and still travels around the US and the world.


A certificate for 1 hour of Professional Development for attending the program will be presented at the luncheon.