Seneca Allegany Casino/Hotel Addition
Salamanca, NY


Nicholas Reed
Structural Option

Welcome to Nicholas Reed's AE Senior Thesis Website

Senior Thesis e-Studio


The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web‐based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year‐long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultant, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements click here.






Student Bio








Nicholas Reed is currently in his 5th year of study in the Architectural Engineering program at Penn State University. In May 2013, he will graduate with a Bachelors of Architectural Engineering degree focusing on structural design. Nicholas will obtain EIT status upon graduation. He looks forward to working as a structural engineer where he can gain knowledge and experience in order to obtain a Professional Engineer license. Nicholas has been a member of the SSAE Mentoring Program in the past. Outside of academics, he works for his apartment complex, Nittany Crossing, where he is responsible for promoting the company, organizing community events, and overall assisting current residents with any problems they may have. Nicholas enjoys outdoor activities, such as hockey, skateboarding, and hiking.

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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‐inprogress 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 Nicholas Reed. 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.

This page was last updated on 1/11/2013 by Nick Reed and is hosted by the AE Department ©2012-2013