Monthly Archives: July 2009

Chicago 2016 Summer Olympic Bid

Chicago is one of four candidate cities to host the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.  The final determination will be made by the International Olympics Committee on October 2, 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark. AMSYSCO, Inc., a regional supplier of post-tensioned concrete, supports … Continue reading

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Post Tensioned Concrete and LEED (part 1)

Several years ago, I attended a symposium headed by Mr. Rick Fedrizzi, President of the U.S. Green Building Council (http://www.usgbc.org/), regarding the LEED green building program. During the symposium, the environmental effects of construction, housing and coal powered plants were … Continue reading

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A look back at my start in Post Tensioning

Freshly minted with a M.S. in Structural Engineering from University of Maryland and two undergraduate degrees in Science and Civil Engineering from India, I marched into the engineering world with some confidence.  Despite a recession at the time, I landed … Continue reading

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