Council for Industry Partnerships - CIP

Council for Industry Partnerships - CIP

Purpose

The Civil Engineering Council for Industry Partnetships (CIP) serves to inspire and empower Civil Engineering and Environmental Science (CEES) students to advance the LMU legacy by becoming successful professionals and passionate leaders. This includes:

  • Connecting students with professionals for mentoring and exposure to industry standards and ethical practices
  • Contributing practical, experienced perspectives to align senior projects with industry expectations
  • Bringing an industry perspective to the CEES curriculum, supporting ABET compliance and alignment with industry trends

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    Council for Industry Partnerships

    President:
    Paul Hauffen

    Vice-President:
    Christiana Daisy

     
    Senior Project Advisory
    Sub-Committee

    Student Mentorship
    Sub-Committee

    Curriculum Advisory
    Sub-Committee


    Chair:

    Gordon Johnson

    Faculty:

    Joe Reichenberger

    Members:

    Steve Bucknam
    Ian Makenzie
    Thomas Meichtry
    Mike Podegracz
    Saik-Choon Poh
    Gary Rafferty


    Co-Chairs:

    Christine Honeybone
    Tom Poyer

    Faculty:

    Jeremy Pal

    Members:

    Samuel Espinoza
    Paul Hauffen
    Mike Podegracz
    Tim Psomas
    Reza Rezaian
    Sean Ryan

    Social Media Team:

    Hannah Ford
    Vanessa Gonzalez


    Chair:

    Andy Holmquist

    Faculty:

    Bill Trott

    Members:

    Bruce Chow
    Paul Hauffen
    Jim Stahl
    Chris Stern

  • The Senior Project Advisory sub-committee will engage future recruits and faculty by introducing students to a real-world design challenge. During this design experience, students will put their engineering skills to use, including technical rigor, professional ethics, teamwork, and oral and written communications.

    Subcommittee Members

    Chair:
    Gordon Johnson

    Faculty:
    Joseph Reichenberger

    Members:
    Steve Bucknam, Ian Makenzie, Thomas Meichtry, Mike Podegracz, Saik-Choon Poh, Gary Rafferty

  • The Student Mentorship sub-committee will match students with local industry professionals who can guide students to build their professional network, refine communication skills, connect academics and career, explore new areas of interest, and transition to the world of work through partnering with professionals.

    Subcommittee Members

    Co-Chairs:
    Christine Honeybone, Tom Poyer

    Faculty:
    Jeremy Pal

    Members:
    Samuel Espinoza, Paul Hauffen, Mike Podegracz, Tim Psomas, Reza Revezaian, Sean Ryan

    Social Media Team:
    Hannah Ford, Vanessa Gonzalez

  • The Curriculum Advisory sub-committee will periodically review civil engineering curriculum and suggests changes in course syllabi to meet changes in professional practice and research, and will coordinate with the department’s ABET Advisory Board.

    Subcommittee Members

    Chair:
    Andy Holmquist

    Faculty:
    William Trott

    Members:
    Bruce Chow, Brucel Chow, Paul Hauffen, Jim Stahl, Chris Stern

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