Doug Scott
Doug Scott

Doug Scott is associate editor of ASCE News and has over 24 years’ experience as a news reporter with the Associated Press, Washington Times, Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal and other publications. Throughout his career he has covered sports, community news, commercial real estate, healthcare, and all the major events of ASCE.

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August 26, 2014

Douglas G. Price, F.ASCE, who was a key project leader on the 23-year, $1 billion-plus hydroelectric project in Australia known as the Snowy Mountains Scheme, and the first CEO and managing director...
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August 26, 2014

Ernest “Ernie” Thomas Smerdon, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, who dedicated his life to the continued improvement of higher education and engineering, and who pioneered research to address...
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August 25, 2014

ASCE Executive Director Patrick J. Natale, P.E., CAE, F.ASCE, has been elected to the National Academy of Construction (NAC) and is being honored for his pioneering leadership of ASCE as well as the...
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Student Days featured a technical tour of the Northwest Pipe Company's Portland, OR, facility. 
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August 21, 2014

As the next generation of civil engineers moves from the classroom to the workplace, many students find themselves confronted with issues not always covered in lectures and textbooks. While many...
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August 19, 2014

William P. Henry, P.E., D.WRE, Pres.06.M.ASCE, received the Golden Plummet Prize, the highest honor given by the PanAmerican Union of Engineering Organizations (UPADI), at its XXXIV Pan American...
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2015 Election
August 15, 2014

Mark W. Woodson, P.E., L.S., D.WRE, F.ASCE, president and owner of  Woodson Engineering & Surveying, Inc., of Flagstaff, Arizona, which he founded in 1994, has been elected ASCE’s new...
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August 13, 2014

Charles “Chuck” Cushing Ladd III, Sc.D., P.E., D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, internationally known for his outstanding contributions to the teaching, research, and practice of geotechnical...
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August 8, 2014

ASCE is proud to announce the recipients of its 2015 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Leadership Award winners and the Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research. The OPAL...
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The purpose of the Shale Energy Conference was to provide a platform for engineers, scientists, researchers, public officials, and government regulators to present the latest research and applications related to shale energy civil engineering. Addressing the attendees at the Opening Plenary Session was Pennsylvania Governor, Thomas W. “Tom” Corbett.
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August 7, 2014

The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects a 29% increase in U.S. natural gas production by 2035, “primarily driven by economics of shale gas.” As an energy source, natural gas has a...
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August 6, 2014

Russell Porter, P.E., LEED AP, M.ASCE, ASCE’s Region 1 governor, and the Rochester Section’s State and Regional Affairs Committee chair, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on July...
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