RI ASCE September Dinner Meeting

When:  Sep 21, 2023 from 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Rhode Island Section

Speaker: Dr. Joe Manous, Director at Institute for Water Resources, US Army Corps of Engineers

Topic: Making Decisions Under High Uncertainty: Robustness vs. Efficiency

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As Director of the Institute for Water Resources, Dr. Joe Manous oversees a multi-disciplinary Field Operating Agency that supports USACE’s Civil Works (water resources) missions through water resources planning, policy and decision-support model development; hydraulic and hydrological engineering; dam and levee safety; and training and national/international interface with academia, professional societies, and non-government organizations.

Prior to becoming IWR Director, Joe served as a Water Resources Engineer and Manager for International Activities at IWR, where he specialized in the areas of water resources and environmental security issues associated with water. He also worked closely with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and Headquarters USACE. Dr. Manous is a retired US Army Corps of Engineers officer and his last active duty assignment was as Academy Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he taught courses in environmental engineering, water resources, and environmental security.

Dr. Manous is currently an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, past-President of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), and President-elect of the Civil Engineering Certification (CEC), Inc. He is active in several professional engineering organizations to include American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, National Institute of Engineering Ethics, Society of American Military Engineers, Order of the Engineer, and the Army Engineer Association.

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RSVP deadline is 5:00 PM Tuesday, September 19.

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Buffet Menu:    Caesar Salad, Chicken Marsala, Eggplant Parmigiana, Penne Pasta with Marinara, Seasonal Vegetables, Tiramisu, Bread and coffee

5:30pm Social Hour

6:30pm Dinner/Presentation


Angelo's Palace Pizza
133 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

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Registration Price
Student $25.00
Member $35.00
Non-member $35.00
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