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Nov 15

Engineering Seminar Series

Presenter: Pierre Rideau, Project Manager, J.H. Findorff & Son Inc.

Findorff has recently been an integral part of the construction of a nuclear grade radioisotope production facility for Shine Medical Technologies in Janesville, Wisconsin. This seminar will present the intricacies of the construction requirements of this one-of-a-kind 43,000 square foot facility boasting an impressive list of unique attributes from a plane and missile resistant outer structure to 11'-8" thick walls for radioactive shielding to ultra-low construction tolerances.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 15
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Intricacies of Structural Concrete on a Nuclear Project

About the presenter

Pierre Rideau is a Senior Project Manager for the Science and Technology Division of J.H. Findorff & Son. He completed his Master of Science in Civil and Structural Engineering from the ESITC Paris Engineering College in 2009. Since then, he has worked on various projects in Paris ranging from schools and high-rise luxury apartment buildings to a music and dance conservatory. He joined Findorff in 2015 to work on the Epic Storybook Campus, Exact Sciences Discovery Campus, Shine Medical Radioisotope Production Facility, and the University Research Park Element Lab building.

About the Engineering Seminar Series

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville fall 2022 Engineering Seminar Series is offered on campus and via zoom. Free and open to the public, these presentations showcase the plan, design, construction, and maintenance of real-world engineering projects and how they change our community. Attendees are eligible for one professional development hour.

Disability Statement

To request disability accommodations, contact the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science at 608.342.1561 or