On October 26, Jose L. Acosta, P.E., Patrick Kaimrajh, P.E. and Miguel Lockward, E.I. attended a reception for Jean-Pierre Bardet, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Miami. Dr. Bardet joined the University of Miami on August 15, 2015 as the new Dean of the College of Engineering. The event was hosted by The Cuban-American Association of Civil Engineers (CAACE) and the topic of diJose L. Acosta scussion included how the University is addressing the latest demand for civil engineers. As president of the CAACE, Jose L. Acosta served as the master of ceremonies.