CIVS student, Richard Zakrzewski started school at Purdue University Calumet in 2011, and graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in May, 2015. In his junior year, Richard joined CIVS, working on Flood Modeling Simulation for an NSF project. Later, he went on to work on a Geographic Information System (GIS) project, titled “Interactive GIS Tool for Regional Planning and Economic Development,” collaborating with the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) and the Alliance for Regional Development. Richard recently presented his GIS work to Indiana Governor Mike Pence, during the Governor’s visit to CIVS. Among other activities, Richard was also a member in the student chapter of ASCE, the American Society of Civil Engineers. Recently, he was hired at the Indiana Department of Transportation La Porte District, as a Construction Manager in Training.