CA at Austin Habitat for Humanity

CA recently participated in an Austin Habitat for Humanity (HFH) volunteer building event in a neighborhood on Austin’s east side. This event made history for Austin’s HFH for being the first ever to build two-story homes for deserving families. The Austin HFH’s decision to build two story Read more

Giant Christopher Columbus Statue

Carrasquillo Associates (CA) and Carrasquillo Engineering Services Group (CESG) played an important role in the colossal Christopher Columbus Statue project located atop a hillside on the northern shores of the Island of Puerto Rico. This project consists of the erection of a statue twice the height of the Statue of Liberty without its pedestal, and so tall that it could interfere with air traffic once erected. The statue is scheduled to be completed by late summer 2015 and was originally crafted by the great Russian sculptor Zurab Tsereteli, the creative mind behind many unique sculptures such as Bayonne’s 9/11 Teardrop Memorial which honors those who died in the tragic 9/11 attack. Read more

CA at Barkitecture 2014

CA recently participated in the 2014 Barkitecture doghouse showcase fundraiser. This is a unique event where groups and businesses design and create an unconventional dog house which are then bid on by the attendees. The money received from the bidding is then used to fund local area animal welfare groups. Read more

ACI 2014 Fall Convention Presentation

Dr. Carrasquillo’s presentation for the Katherine & Bryant Mather Commemorative Lecture Series during the opening session of the ACI Fall Convention in Washington, DC was titled “The Millennial Culture: A Challenge to the Way We Do Engineering.” The presentation focused on the millennial culture and Read more

Dr. Ramón L. Carrasquillo – Scholarship Fund

In 1988, Dr. Carrasquillo proposed that the Puerto Rico Concrete Association (PRCA) create a scholarship fund to help economically disadvantaged candidates pursue degrees in the Civil, Mechanical, Chemical. Electrical and Industrial Engineering disciplines. the goal of this scholarship is to improve the Read more