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UH Civil Engineering Students Tour Reliant Stadium

Civil engineering students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering tour Reliant Stadium with UH alumnus and project manager Jimmie Schindewolf, UH engineering professor Jerry Rogers and UH regent, alumnus and architect Leroy Hermes.
Civil engineering students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering tour Reliant Stadium with UH alumnus and project manager Jimmie Schindewolf, UH engineering professor Jerry Rogers and UH regent, alumnus and architect Leroy Hermes.

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Jimmie Schindewolf, P.E., led a group of 22 students from the UH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter on a tour of the new Reliant Stadium last Friday morning.

Schindewolf (1967 BSCE) is project manager representing the stadium owner, the Harris County Sports Authority. Reliant Stadium, scheduled for completion in August, is the first retractable roof NFL stadium ever constructed and will be the home of the new Houston Texans football team.

Also on the tour were UH Associate Professor Jerry Rogers, vice president of ASCE; Chance Vinklarek, president of the UH ASCE Student Chapter; and architect, UH Regent and alumnus Leroy Hermes (1966 BArch).

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