Engineer for world's tallest building to speak at GSU

Georgia Southern University will host the project engineer for the world's tallest building during a special presentation on Wednesday.

The event takes place at 6 p.m. April 27 in the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building.

Larry Novak, director of Engineered Buildings for the Portland Cement Association, and played a crucial role in the construction of the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai, according to GSU. He will discuss his responsibilities as the senior project engineer for the structural design of the tower.

The tower took almost six years to complete and stands at more than 160 stories tall.

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