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Student Biography

About Vincent:

Vincent Rossi 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 Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree, with a focus in construction management.  While at Penn State Vincent has become involved in various student groups including the Student Society of Architectural Engineers, the Student Chapter of the Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence, and the Penn State Ski Team. Also, Vincent passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in the spring of 2012 and will gain Engineer in Training status upon graduation.

During the past three summers, Vincent has had internships in the construction industry; both in the office and in the field. Two of these internships were at Jendoco Construction Corporation, a Pittsburgh based general contractor. Here, Vincent worked as a project management intern for one summer and as an estimating intern for the other. During the other summer Vincent worked for Penn State Office of the Physical Plant Renovation Services as an on-site construction assistant for the renovation of Penn State’s Office of Judicial Affairs. These internships have given Vincent valuable experience and insight into the many aspects of the construction industry. Vincent is looking forward to his May 2013 graduation, and the opportunity to join the construction industry workforce.



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About AE Senior Thesis:

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.



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 Vincent A. Rossi. 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.

Note: All images on this page are property of Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

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This page was last updated on 11.13.12, by Vincent A. Rossi and is hosted by the AE Department ©2012