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About RESC

Regional Scientists and Engineers of Cincinnati

Established in 1966, we are gathered from a variety of technical disciplines in the Greater Cincinnati area. If you are an engineer or scientist, either working or retired, join us for dining and scientific discussion/education with other members. We meet October through May to share knowledge and experiences while pursuing interests in technology and industry developments. All of our activities are nonsectarian, nonpolitical and nonfinancial.

Our activities include:
Lunch followed by
Technical Programs, often with PE CE/CPD credit
Tours of local centers of innovation.
Involvement and support in local S.T.E.M. competitions

This Months Program

Technical Presentation   1:00   pm

Make a luncheon Reservation:

This Months Technical Program will be:


presented by

Bob McKenna, Jr.
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Mr. McKenna, executive VP of FM&MAFCO will present a step-by-step photographic slide show of how the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge was constructed after the disastrous collapse by the original Japanese contractor, Obayashi

Bob McKenna, Jr., our speaker, is currently Executive Vice President of F&M MAFCO. Bob became the 6th full time employee in 1962. In 1966 the family started MAFCO Equipment. They acquired Oberle-Jorde, a rigging company, and Remco machinery, a crane company in 1978. These acquisitions provided rigging, mechanical erection, boiler, turbine, and stator installation expertise.


All future plans are subject to revision

May 15, 2018 Advances in Material Science* Ashley Paz y Puente, UC Engineering

* Qualifies for CPD Credit

PE/CE Certificates

RESC offers PE/CE* Credit:

$5.00 for Non-members - Free to Members.

You are invited to join us for lunch at 11:30 am and attend the technical program for PE CE credit at 1:00 pm.

If you are unable to attend the luncheon you may attend the 1:00 pm program to obtain the CE Certificate but you must register one day prior to the presentation by email CE Credit

To receive the PE CE Certificate, we will request your PE registration number and your PE name since certificates are prepared in advance.

According to our information OH, KY and IN have reciprocal agreements for PE credits.

There is no charge for attending just the program.

*PE Professional Engineer, CE Continuing Education

The Upcoming Tours

Make a tour Reservation:

The next tour of this RESC season is Behind the Scenes - Hard Hat Tour of Union Terminal

The tour will be May 9th from 2:30 to 4:00 beginning at the Temporary Lobby at Union Terminal
Details about parking and a lunch beforehand are still being arranged

The Upcoming Planned Tours for the 17-18 activities year are

Workhorse Electric Trucks*

Fernald Museum*

These are tenative plans and are subject to repeated changes. Be sure to check back here for the latest information.

Now is a good time to let the tour director know of any places you believe would provide an interesting tour. Including a contact would be helpful.