Army National Guard Readiness Center
Arlington, Virginia
Amanda C. Farace
Structural Option
AE Senior Thesis 2009 I 2010

Amanda C. Farace

Amanda Farace is currently in her 5th year of study in the Architectural Engineering Program at The Pennsylvania State University. She plans on graduating in May 2010 with her Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (BAE) with an emphasis on structural systems. Ms. Farace has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam and will receive Engineer in Training (EIT) status upon graduation.

This past summer Ms. Farace had the opportunity to intern with Tompkins Builders, Inc., a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company. She worked as a project engineer intern at the Army National Guard Readiness Center site. Through this experience she gained a working knowledge of the coordination and construction processes on site. In the future, Ms. Farace is enthusiastic about obtaining a full time job with a structural design or AE firm to start her professional engineering career.

Outside of academics, Ms. Farace is involved on campus through a number of organizations such as the Structural Engineer's Association (SEA) and the Women in Engineering Program (WEP). She assisted in planning a trip for students throughout campus to attend the GreenBuild 2008 Conference. She has also held leadership positions in the Student Society of Architectural Engineers (SSAE) as a representative and THON Chair. Ms. Farace is a math facilitator for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) where she is responsible for tutoring a group of about 20 underclassmen in Calculus. She is also a volunteer firefighter with Lookout Fire Co. in her hometown of Pen Argyl, PA.

To view a PDF version of Amanda's Resume please click here.

Permanent Address
200 E. Laurel Ave
Pen Argyl, PA 18072
University Address
616 E. College Ave
State College, PA 16801
Phone Number

User Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Amanda Farace. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.
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