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CSUF student engineers repeat as ‘geo-wall’ champs

News | March 23, 2015 | By:

Annual competition held last week in San Antonio

Cal State Fullerton student engineers captured the first place Geo-Challenge trophy in the national “geo-wall” competition March 17-18 in San Antonio, Texas.

The team of four Titans finished ahead of the University of Texas at Arlington (second) and the University of Arkansas (third), making this their second consecutive win in the annual competition, which is conducted by the Geo-Institute (G-I) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The competition was held during G-I’s annual Geo-Congress last week in San Antonio.

“Our hard-working Titans surprised the geotechnical community one more time. I am personally very proud of our students, who each exemplify Titan pride,” said faculty mentor Binod Tiwari , associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Cal State Fullerton student engineers won a second consecutive Geo-Challenge trophy last week: engineering professor Binod Tiwari (left), with students Eric Kim, Shelly Rodriguez, John Stapleton, and John Thurlo-the Titan engineering team that won first place in the 2015 national “geo-wall” competition.

Source: CSUF News Service

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