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Capital Area Trip to Hersey Park

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, members, guests and friends of the Arab American Association of Engineers & Architects (AAAEA)-Capital Area, spent a day at Chocolate Park, aka Hershey Park. Touted as "the Sweetest Place on Earth". The park has more than 100 landscaped acres, with 60 rides, five theaters, and Zoo America. AAAEA-Capital Area group with a strong attendance, and Continue Reading...
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2017 AAAEA-Capital Area Iftar Social Event

AAAEA – Capital Area hosted its 2nd annual Iftar social event on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Owen Brown Community Center in Maryland.   Members, along with their families and friends, assembled to partake of the feast and entertainment. This year, more than ninety people attended and they were immersed in an ocean of laughter amidst the friendly setting. Continue Reading...
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2017 Scholarship Program

The Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects established the Scholarship Awards Program to Arab American Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Science/Information Technology students. The Award of a scholarship is to be presented to undergraduate or graduate students in the field of engineering, architecture, or computer science/information technology with preference to the undergraduate students. The objective is to promote engineering, architecture, Continue Reading...
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2017-05-20 Learn and Network Meeting

Mr. Nawras Jelani, a Project Manager at VSL & founder of Young Engineers of America, presented a very interesting topic on Post-Tensioned concrete during our monthly Learn & Network session. The presentation focused on the benefits this approach offers including affordability, serviceability, long-term durability and reliability perspective. Mr. Jelani provided a comparison between Post-Tensioning and conventional concrete reinforcement. Due to Continue Reading...
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2017 AAAEA – Capital Area Spring Picnic

Sunday,30 of April, 2017, early afternoon came with some of the best possible weather for the AAAEA - Capital Area spring picnic. Members, along with their families and friends, assembled to partake of the feast and entertainment. The day was filled with laughter, games, and singing a birthday song to one of our youth members. The picnic broke up early Continue Reading...
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Presentation on Ethics In Engineering

Dr. Ziad Sabra, a registered Professional Engineer and Chief Executive Officer of Sabra, Wang & Associates, Inc, gave a presentation on Ethics to AAAEA-Capital Area members on 15 April 2017. Dr. Sabra stated that engineering and architecture have a direct and vital impact on the quality of life for all people. Accordingly, the services provided by professionals require honesty, impartiality, Continue Reading...
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Presentation About Engineers Without Borders

On 15 April 2017, AAAEA-Capital Area hosted Mr. Robert Horner, the president of the Engineers Without Borders - DC Chapter to give a presentation about Engineers Without Borders - USA organization and the specific projects being completed by the Washington, DC Professional Chapter, including a clean water supply project in Cameroon, a community and technology center in Panama, and a Continue Reading...
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AAAEA- Capital Area Celebrates Arab American Heritage Month

AAAEA- Capital Area joined the National Arab American Women’s Association in celebrating the Arab American Heritage month and the International Women’s Day. The event was on Sunday April 2nd at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel. AAAEA-Capital Area sponsored a booth at the event and joined more than half a dozen Arab American artists in sharing their work with the attendees. More Continue Reading...
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Bowling Night

The AAAEA- Capital Area bowling event was held on March 26, 2017 at the Brunswick Zone Normandy Lanes. The event was a huge success! Attendees were from different professionals including engineering and information technology. One of the attendees put it as “By far, one of the best AAAEA events in 2017!” The fun and excitement from bowling coupled with meeting Continue Reading...
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Sensing our Earth and making sense of it

AAEAA - Capital Area hosted a presentation on "Sensing our Earth and making sense of it" during March Learn and Network meeting. The presentation was provided by Dr. Amal El Akkraoui. This talk provided an overview of the Earth system, from science, engineering and societal perspectives. Illustrations showed how global-scale dynamic can manifest in surprising ways: Despite devastating effects, hurricanes Continue Reading...
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