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Knowledge Today, Innovation Tomorrow – CARW Lunch & Learn Series
October 15, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
11:45 AM – Networking and registration – lunch available
Noon – Program with Dr. Blake Wentz- Chair – Professor, Civil & Architectural Engineering & Construction Management
12:45 – 1:15 PM – Tour of Grohmann Museum 1000 N Broadway, Milwaukee WI 53202
Tour will be led by Grohmann Museum Tour with Museum Director James Kieselburg
MSOE has been at the center of downtown’s resurgence with an expanding campus in the heart of downtown. Physically growing but also growing in stature and relevance as this region strives to meet employee demand for construction and related professionals. The University has also been forging into the computer science and has established a new AI initiative that will put MSOE at the center of many crucial discussions around innovation. Also timed with the announcement of Foxconn, MSOE is well positioned to accelerate growth within the region.
About Dr. Blake Wentz: Dr. Blake Wentz, chair of MSOE’s Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management Department. Wentz joined the MSOE faculty in 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and master’s degree in engineering, both from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Ph.D. in technology management from Indiana State University. From 2009-2014, he served as MSOE’s construction management program director. Wentz served as owner’s representative for MSOE’s Grohmann Tower renovation project and currently for the university’s new Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall project, which will break ground this spring. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and American Institute of Contractors (AIC) Certified Professional Constructor (CPC).