Conference Presentations with Publication

(underline indicates the presenter(s))

Draper, P. and Segal, E. M. (2019). “Travel and the Structural Engineer.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium and Structural Membranes, Barcelona, Spain, 301-308.

Ramsburg, L., Chao, A., Segal, E. M., and Draper, P. (2019). “Design of Discretized Acrylic Shells with Heat-Induced Form-Finding.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium and Structural Membranes, Barcelona, Spain, 482-489.

Cheng, A. A. H., Segal, E. M., Draper, P., Ramsburg, L., Draper, J., Dowd, M., Thompson, S., and Lindsay, B. (2018). “Structural Design of Cast & Place, a Cast Aluminum Pavilion.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium, Cambridge, MA.

Segal, E. M. (2018). “Physical Form-Finding: A Central Design Method in a Structural Engineering Studio Course.” IV International Conference on Structural Engineering Education, Madrid, Spain.

Segal, E. M. and Draper, P. (2018). “Travel and the Education of the Structural Engineer.” IV International Conference on Structural Engineering Education, Madrid, Spain.

Segal, E. M., Woodward, R., Adriaenssens, S., and Zoli, T. P. (2017). “A Polyester-Rope Suspended Footbridge in Ait Bayoud, Morocco: Structural Analysis and Key Details.” Footbridge 2017, Berlin, Germany, doi: 10.24904/footbridge2017.09282.

Segal, E. M. and Adriaenssens, S. (2016). “Developing Design Skills in an Introductory Mechanics of Solids Course.” American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Fang, D. L., Adriaenssens, S., Bands, H. V., and Segal, E. M. (2015). “The Digital Engineering Classroom: Collaborative Structural Design Space and Supplementary Educational Material.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Segal, E. M., Rhode-Barbarigos, L., Filomeno Coelho, R. D., and Adriaenssens, S. (2014). “An Automated Robust Design Methodology for Suspended Structures.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium-6th Latin American Symposium on Tension Structures, Brasília, Brazil.

Segal, E. M. and Adriaenssens, S. (2013). “Norfolk Scope Arena: A US Dome with a Unique Configuration of Interior Ribs and Buttresses.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium, Wroclaw, Poland.

Draper, P., Segal, E., and O’Connor, A. (2011). “Site and Sight: Examining the Forms of Hudson River Bridges.” 6th New York City Bridge Conference, New York, NY.

Draper, P., Segal, E. M., and Sicurelli, R. (2010). “Introductory Structural Engineering Education through Computational and Physical Model Building.” American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.

Segal, E. M. (2009). “The Thin Concrete Shells of Jack Christiansen.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium, Valencia, Spain.

Segal, E. M., Garlock, M. E., and Billington, D. P. (2008). “A Comparative Analysis of the Bacardí Rum Factory and the Lambert-St. Louis Airport Terminal.” International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium, Acapulco, Mexico.


Conference Presentations without Publication

(underline indicates the presenter)

Segal, E. M. (2020). “Full-Scale Physical Form-Finding.” 1st Italian Workshop on Shell and Spatial Structures, Online.

Segal, E. M., Weingartner, K. M., and Rooney, D. M. (2018). “Designing an Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum with an Internationally Focused Liberal Arts Concentration and On-Site Project.” National Center for Science and Civil Engagement: Science and Engineering for Social Good, Atlanta, GA.

Rhode-Barbarigos, L., Smith, I. F. C., Segal, E., and Adriaenssens, S. (2015). “Exploring Tensegrity for the Design of a Passive and Active Footbridge System.” 52nd Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, College Station, TX.

Segal, E. M., Rhode-Barbarigos, L., Adriaenssens, S. and Zoli, T. (2015). “Design and Development of Polyester-Rope Suspended Footbridges.” Structural Engineering Institute Structures Congress, Portland, OR.


Other Presentations

(Edward M. Segal was the presenter unless indicated otherwise)

“Unconventional Materials and Experimental Structures.” University at Buffalo, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, CSEE Seminar, Online, Speaker, Nov. 20, 2020.

“Unconventional Materials and Experimental Structures.” University of Miami, Online, Speaker, Nov. 18, 2020.

“Designing and Building with Unconventional Materials.” Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Center for Architecture Science and Ecology, Online, Speaker, Nov. 17, 2020.

“Unconventional Materials and Experimental Structures.” Syracuse University, Online, Speaker, Nov. 16, 2020.

“Unconventional Materials and Experimental Structures.” Kent State University, Online, Speaker, Nov. 6, 2020.

“Designing and Building with Unconventional Materials.” Hofstra University, Family Month, Online, Invited Speaker, Oct. 20, 2020.

“Design, Fabrication, and Installation of Two Experimental Pavilions.” Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Online, Speaker, Oct. 6, 2020.

“Unconventional Materials and Experimental Structures.” Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Architectural Engineering Lecture Series, Online, Speaker, Sept. 17, 2020.

“Forms for Structures Constructed from Unconventional Materials.” MARG Institute of Design and Architecture Swarnabhoomi, Online, Invited Speaker, Aug. 17, 2020.

“Unconventional Materials and Experimental Structures.” American Society of Civil Engineers Metropolitan Section, Long Island Branch, Online, Speaker, July 30, 2020.

“Suspended Footbridges: From Permanent to Rapidly Deployable.” schlaich bergermann partner, New York, NY, Speaker (co-presented with Elkowitz, L.), Jan. 22, 2020.

“Suspended Footbridges: From Permanent to Rapidly Deployable.” Thornton Tomasetti, New York, NY, Speaker (co-presented with Belitsis, N. and Elkowitz, L.), Dec. 19, 2019.

“Building with Unconventional Materials.” Hofstra University, Science Night Live, Hempstead, NY, Invited Speaker, Nov. 21, 2019.

“Unconventional Materials and Form-Finding.” Manhattan College, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Riverdale, NY, Speaker, Feb. 8, 2019.

“Unconventional Materials and Experimental Structures.” American Society of Civil Engineers Metropolitan Section, Structural Engineering Institute, New York, NY, Invited Speaker, Dec. 13, 2018.

“Unconventional Materials and Form-Finding.” Arup, New York, NY, Speaker, Oct. 26, 2018.

“Unconventional Materials and Form-Finding.” Guy Nordenson and Associates, New York, NY, Speaker, Oct. 15, 2018.

“Unconventional Materials and Form-Finding.” BuroHappold Engineering, New York, NY, Speaker, Sept. 28, 2018.

“Forms for Structures Constructed from Unconventional Materials.” Princeton University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton, NJ, Speaker, Sept. 21, 2018.

“Forms for Unconventional Materials.” Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering, New York, NY, Speaker, Aug. 15, 2018.

“Building with Unconventional Materials.” Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., New York, NY, Speaker, Aug. 18, 2017.

“Cast & Place; Winner of the Figment City of Dreams Competition.” Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) meeting, New York, NY, Invited Speaker (co-presented with Dowd, M., Draper, J., Draper, P., and Ramsburg, L.), Feb. 21, 2017.

“Is STEAM the New STEM?” Oceanside Library, Science Cafe, Oceanside, NY, Speaker, Apr. 13, 2016.

“Analyzing, Testing, and Optimizing Structures Constructed from Unconventional Materials.” Johns Hopkins University, Department of Civil Engineering, Baltimore, MD, Invited Speaker, Apr. 1, 2015.

“Analyzing, Testing, and Optimizing Structures Constructed from Unconventional Materials.” University at Buffalo, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Buffalo, NY, Invited Speaker, Mar. 18, 2015.

“Analyzing, Testing, and Optimizing Structures Constructed from Unconventional Materials.” Hofstra University, Department of Engineering, Hempstead, NY, Invited Speaker, Feb. 11, 2015.

“Physical Models as Engineering Design and Teaching Tools.” The Cooper Union, Civil Engineering Department, Speaker, Nov. 14, 2013.

“Physical Models as Engineering Design and Teaching Tools.” Carnegie Mellon University, American Society of Civil Engineers chapter, Pittsburgh, PA, Invited Speaker, Nov. 8, 2012.

“Thin Concrete Shell Roofs: Designing with a Builder’s Mentality.” American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh Chapter, Pittsburgh, PA, Invited Speaker, Mar. 22, 2012.

“Physical Models as Engineering Design and Teaching Tools.” Simpson Gumpertz and Heger Inc., Boston, MA, Speaker, Feb. 3, 2012.

“Rural, Synthetic Rope Pedestrian Bridges.” Cordage Institute Technical Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Speaker, Jan. 31, 2012.

“Physical Models as Engineering Design and Teaching Tools.” SHoP Construction, New York, NY, Speaker, Jan. 27, 2012.

“2008 SOM Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship.” Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New York, NY, Invited Speaker, Dec. 8, 2011.

“Engineers Without Borders: Engineering Opportunities Outside the Classroom.” Manhattan College, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, New York, NY, Invited Speaker, Sept. 28, 2010.

“The Bacardí Rum Factory.” Symposium on Félix Candela, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Speaker, Oct. 10, 2008.