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Civil Engineering Refresher

This course reviews civil engineering fundamentals and their applications to prepare you for the state of Wisconsin PE exam or for general review. It is offered over a span of 11 weeks to permit completion before the scheduled PE examination dates.

Note: The registration fee for the examination is not included in the fee for the Refresher Program. All of our engineering courses qualify for continuing education professional development hours (PDHs). 1 CEU = 10 PDHs.


Shane Zodrow, PLS, PE

Shane Zodrow, PLS, PE

Shane Zodrow holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor and Professional Engineer in Wisconsin. Shane has 15 years of surveying and engineering experience working ... read more

Todd Davis, Ph.D., P.E.

Todd Davis, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Todd Davis is an assistant professor at MSOE teaching courses in the Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management (CAECM) Department primarily in the areas of structural engineering and geotechnical engineering.  Dr. Davis is the faculty advisor for the ... read more

Mahmoud Maamouri, PhD, PE, SE

Mahmoud Maamouri, PhD, PE, SE

Dr. Maamouri joined Computerized Structural Design, S.C. (CSD Structural Engineers) in April 1998 as a structural engineer. He became an associate in 2001, a senior associate in 2004 and a principal of the firm in 2007. His responsibilities include the ... read more

Wayne Higgins, PE, PTOE

Wayne Higgins, PE, PTOE

Mr. Higgins established the firm of Traffic Engineering Services, Inc. in 1985 where he was responsible for project management, direction and technical support for a wide variety of planning, highway, traffic, traffic-related, ITS, and PCS communications site development projects. Mr. ... read more

Dan Talarczyk

Daniel R. Talarczyk is a Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. He is also a PhD Candidate in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research to date ... read more

Dick Osantowski, PE

Dick Osantowski, PE

Mr. Osantowski has more than 30 years of environmental engineering experience that includes a strong background in leadership, education, engineering, organizational development, problem-solving, team building and communication skills. His responsibilities have included the successful management of several multi-million dollar water ... read more

James Higgins

Jim Higgins is the arts and books editor for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He is the author of “Wisconsin Literary Luminaries: From Laura Ingalls Wilder to Ayad Akhtar” (2017). He is also a graduate of Marquette University.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a fundamental understanding of structural analysis, steel and concrete design, traffic engineering, soil mechanics, hydraulics and more

Course Outline/Topics

  • structural analysis
  • steel design
  • concrete design
  • traffic engineering
  • surveying
  • hydraulics
  • soil mechanics
  • sanitary engineering
  • engineering economics

Date: 11 Thu, Jan 14-Mar 25, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6:30-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Mahmoud Maamouri PhD, PE, SE
Hani Titi
John Rolfes
Todd Davis Ph.D., P.E.
Shane Zodrow PLS, PE
Dick Osantowski PE
Dan Talarczyk
James Higgins

Fee: $895

CEUs: 2.2, PDHs: 22

Enrollment Limit: 40

Program Number: 4860-13310

Registration Deadline: Jan 11, 2021

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