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K-State Today

April 9, 2013



Steel bridge team qualifies for nationals

By Mary Rankin

The K-State Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers' steel bridge team made a strong showing at the ASCE Mid-Continent Student Steel Bridge Conference at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, April 4-6, qualifying for the national competition.

The 20-member team took first place overall, first in lightness, first in stiffness, first in construction efficiency and third in aesthetics. The team will now move on to compete in the national competition in Seattle, Wash., in May.

Team adviser is Hayder Rasheed, associate professor of civil engineering.