Civil Engineering’s Teachable Moments

As a project manager in Baseline’s Civil Engineering division, Mike White, P.E., understands the intricacies of the projects he manages inside and out. The Colorado School of Mines (CSM) recently tapped into his knowledge. CSM invited Mike to give a presentation about water quality and underground detention. Representatives from student chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Associated General Contractors of America were his audience.

Mike not only found the ideal project to ...

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Civil Engineering Internship Emphasizes Land Development

From the bicycle-friendly city of Davis, California, to the same in Golden, Colorado School of Mines’ (CSM) student, Maito Okamoto, is experiencing what it’s like to live in a different state as well as what it’s like to attend an engineering-exclusive school.

Maito is a second generation immigrant from Japan. His first language was Japanese, but he learned English when he started school. Although the cultural diversity in Colorado isn’t as vast as California, Maito is settling in. He’s the ...

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Be The Change Volunteers for Tanzanian School

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

As BaselinBe The Change Volunteerse’s Division Manager, Rick Behning has extensive experience helping public- and private-sector clients with their civil engineering needs. However, none has meant more personally and professionally than his volunteer assignment in Tanzania for Be The Change Volunteers (BTCV). This development aid, non-profit was formed in 2007 when friends rebuilt a school used in the ...

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NREL Roundabout Receives ENR Mountain States’ Award

newsBaseline’s design for NREL’s Moss Street Extension Project, which is now Research Road, received Engineering News-Record Mountain Sates’ 2012 Best Projects (ENR) Award of Merit.  The project was spurred by the need to reduce traffic volumes and increase safety for visitors and more than 1,000 on-campus employees.

Research Road consists of approximately a half mile of a new, two-lane collector roadway.  It includes bike lanes extending to the NREL campus along with ...

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