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Singapore Concrete Institute (SCI), Geophysical Survey Inc (GSSI) and Sea and Land Technologies Pte Ltd (SALT) are jointly organizing a technical seminar on

Concrete NDT Inspection using GSSI GPR

Day/Date: Tuesday, 12th of October 2010

Programme: 9am to 6pm

Free Registration!!!! (Fully Sponsored by GSSI and SALT)

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided

PDU points pending

Limited numbers of seats are available, First come, first serve basis

Venue Address:

Nanyang Technological University (Location Map is attached)

Nanyang Executive centre

60 Nanyang View, Singapore 639673

Lecture room 1 (education wing level 2)

Speaker: Robert Parrillo, Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc,



9:00 AM Registration

9:30 AM Welcome, introductions and schedule review

9:45 AM Introduction to GPR

What is GPR?

History of GPR

What components are in a GPR System?

What is GPR used for?

Applications with advantages and limitations

10:45 AM Coffee break

11:00 AM Profile and introduction on GSSI Concrete scanning Systems and antennas

1:00 PM Buffet lunch

2:00 Pm GPR for concrete inspection.

Hands-on demonstrations (Structure Scan Mini & Structure Scan Optical)

3:30 PM Coffee break

3:45 PM Data Processing & Presentation

5:30 PM  Q & A


6:00 PM Close


About Speaker:

Robert Parrillo

Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc

12 Industrial Way

Salem, NH 03841 USA

603-681-2059 parrillor@geophysical.com


*Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from Bridgeport Engineering Institute, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. (Acquired by Fairfield University in 1994) BSEE – Bridgeport Engineering Institute, Fairfield, CT

*Coursework in Mechanical Engineering – Norwalk State Technical College, Norwalk, CT

*Professional sales training: Professional Selling Skills (Achieve Global), Samurai Selling and Demos (Corporate Visions); Strategies for Selling Technical Industrial ProductsPrinciples of Professional Selling, Value Added Selling

Technical Publications:

* The Integration of Ground Penetrating Radar and Falling Weight Deflectometer

* Bridge Deck Condition Assessment Using Ground Penetrating Radar

* Comparison of Ground Coupled and Air-Launched Antennas for Bridge Deck Condition Assessment.

* Bridge Deck Condition Assessment Using GPR: Comparison of 1 GHz and 2 GHz air-launched Horn Antennas

Professional Memberships:

* GPR TEAM Founding Member and Annual Meeting Chairman

* Transportation Research Board Exhibitor Advisory Council

* ASTM International

Relevant Work Experience:

2003 to Present Geophysical Survey Systems Salem, NH, Sales Manager – Asia

1994 to 2000 ADCOLE Corp. Marlboro, MA, Manufacturer of sophisticated automated measuring solutions. Highly technical capital equipment sale on a long sales cycle. National Account Manager

1992 to 1994 New England Engineering Hampstead, NH, Principal

* Consulting engineer for Carl Zeiss IMT Division – Developed and conducted training classes and on-site applications engineering for Zeiss CNC coordinate measuring machines.

* Consulting engineer for Robotic Unlimited Resources Provided electrical and mechanical engineering services for commercial industrial welding robots.

* Consulting engineer for Critical Care America Participated in the design and implementation of sixty local area networks nationwide.

1988 to 1992 Computrol, Inc. North Andover, MA, Senior Sales Engineer (1990 – 1992)

1984 to 1988 Carl Zeiss, Inc. IMT Division Thornwood, NY, Manufacturer of high accuracy coordinate measuring machines, Senior Engineer Central Staff.


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32nd SCI Anniversary Gala Dinner & 3rd Issue of SCI CONCRETUS Theme: SCI Gives Back 11/11/2010 Holiday Inn Hotel 11 Cavenagh Road, Orchard City Centre Important Dates Advertorial/Editorial Submission 10/10/2010 Art Work Submission 20/10/2010 Download the Flayer Here  sci_gala_dinner_and_magazine.pdf Please sign and return the contract form to us ,  contract_form_n.pdf

Fall 2010 – Certificate in Concrete Technology




14 & 24 September 2010 6.30pm to 9.30pm

17 & 21 September 2010 6.30pm to 10.00pm

28 September 2010 2.00pm to 4.00pm (exam)

Duration: 13 hrs + 2 hrs (exam)

Venue: BCA Academy

Fees: $588.50 (inclusive of GST) S$31.50 (Re-test fee)

Entry Requirements:

Minimum O level with at least 5 years full time work experience in construction-related concrete industry in a technical, professional or supervisory position; or

Minimum 2 years full time work experience in the ready-mixed concrete industry in a technical, professional or supervisory position; or Site supervisors accredited by the Joint Accreditation Committee (JAC) of the Instituition of Engineers, Singapore (IES) and the Association of Consulting Engineers, Singapore (ACES).

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Dear SCI Members 

In view of the current social distancing restriction due to Covid-19, this year AGM will be conducted through “ZOOM” on 27 Aug (Fri), 4pm. This year, we have arranged a technical sharing session, as a form of virtual networking before we proceed to the meeting proper. I hope all of you can attend. 


Part 1: AGM – Technical Sharing Session- 27 Aug 2021 3.30pm to 5.30pm(Open to all)

2. The technical session aims to share on the topics related to digitalisation, automation and technological transformation for the Built Environment 

Note: More details of the session will be send at a later date

Part 2: AGM Meeting – 27 Aug 2021 5.30pm to 6.30pm (SCI BODs and Members Only)

3. Part 2 for the 43rd AGM meeting will discuss on:           

a. Confirmation of Minutes of the 42nd AGM
b. Matters Arising from the last AGM(Annex A)
c. President’s Report
d. Honorary Treasurer’s Report
e. Election of Board of Directors 2021/2022
f. Election of 2 (Two) Honorary Auditors 2021/2022
g. Any Other Business 

5 . In accordance with Clause 9.3 (f) of the Constitution, members wishing to raise any other matters under AOB are required to give notice in writing to the President at least one week before the AGM, ie Friday, 20 Aug 2021). 

6. Please send your returns, nomination form and Reply slip for 43rd AGM attendance to Ms Edina (scinst@scinst.org.sg)