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Elizabeth Barnes, EIT

Elizabeth Barnes, EIT

Civil Engineer

Amec Foster Wheeler

Phoenix, AZ

Hi I'm Elizabeth! My passion is creating and promoting environmentally-friendly, sustainable infrastructure and buildings in order to improve our present and future urban systems. I am searching for a career that embodies that passion while still using my engineering background.

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Psomas

Civil Engineering Designer

I currently work at Psomas in the Transportation group.

Arizona State University

MSE, Civil (Sustainability) Engineering

I completed my MSE in Sustainable Civil Engineering in one year (and one year of shared graduate/undergraduate courses) in the Accelerated Masters Program at ASU. I had two major focuses - sustainable transportation and buildings, both of which were explored through my project-based classes. Green buildings were further explored during my graduate research.

Arizona State University

BSE, Civil Engineering

I graduated with my Civil Engineering degree in 3.5 years in December 2013. My last year of the BSE degree also included some shared graduate classes within sustainable civil engineering. I learned all of the basics of civil engineering: transportation, water, geotechnical, structural, materials, etc.

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Amec Foster Wheeler

Civil Engineer-in-Training

I worked within the Infrastructure - Transportation group on Arizona roadway projects, ranging from Project Assessments to estimates, quantities, reports, memos, and design work on Microstation and AutoCAD Civil 3D.

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Arizona State University

Graduate Teaching Assistant

I was a graduate teaching assistant for the class CON101 - Construction and Culture: a Built Environment - lead by Dr. Kristen Parrish. I assisted with lectures and discussions, and with grading.

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Arizona State University

Graduate Student Research Assistant

I assisted Dr. Kristen Parrish with research on energy retrofit case studies for the Department of Energy's Small Commercial Toolkit project. I have studied energy retrofit case studies by numerous organizations like the Department of Energy and the New Buildings Institute, and compiled a number of these case studies to be put into a new case studies library for small commercial buildings in partnership with the 2030 Districts across the nation. The resulting paper from this work can be found here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877705815021785

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Sustainability Conoscente Network

Executive Chair

I work with Dr. Thomas P. Seager, President of the Sustainability Conoscente Network, to plan conferences held by the Sustainability Conoscente Network like the upcoming ISSST2016 and Sonoran SciComm conferences.

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