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February 12, 2016

The 2016 class of ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professional is ripe with diversity and difference. They hail from completely different regions of the Americas, different parts of the world. They speak different…Read More >>

Marc Edwards. PHOTO: Virginia Tech
February 12, 2016

The lesson came early in his career. Just six months into his first job, in fact. “I was involved in a case that involved the public, and we all knew what the right thing was…Read More >>

February 3, 2016

While he certainly could be excused to take some well-deserved R&R at this point in his career, Rudolph Bonaparte remains more interested in R&D. A passion for research and development has driven Bonaparte throughout his…Read More >>

Bahareh Kokabian recently fulfilled her dream of earning a Ph.D. at Mississippi State University. PHOTO: Bahareh Kokabian
January 29, 2016

Every career is driven by a dream. It’s just that in civil engineering, those dreams tend to be a bit larger than in most professions. ASCE’s Dream Big Contest is celebrating those big dreams, along with the…Read More >>

January 28, 2016

It started with a paper. It spawned a movement. Dan Frangopol took pride in “Life-Cycle Cost Design of Deteriorating Structures,” written with two of his former Ph.D. advisees, Kai-Yung Lin and Allen C. Estes and published…Read More >>

January 22, 2016

One thing is certain – in its leadership, ASCE will be breaking new ground over the next few years. The official nominees for 2017 ASCE president-elect, as selected by the Society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are…Read More >>

Chris Traylor checks out the top of the Huey P. Long  Superstructure. PHOTO: Traylor Bros.
January 21, 2016

Risk is a subjective in civil engineering. What some consider too much, others see as worth the potential reward. Traylor Bros. Inc. – and its co-president, Chris Traylor, M.ASCE – is among those who embrace risk and reap the…Read More >>

January 15, 2016

At ASCE’s Sustainability Summit, the message was clear – the world needs civil engineers’ help, and it needs it now. “I call them the holders of the keys,” said Ron Sims, former U.S. Housing and Urban…Read More >>

January 15, 2016

Officially speaking, Jerry DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, is retired. Two times over, actually. But in reality, DiMaggio is spending his 66th year hard at work as a principal engineer at Applied Research Associates Inc. for the…Read More >>

January 15, 2016

Safe to say the “Imagineers” of the Walt Disney Company know innovation when they see it. Now, thanks to the ASCE Innovation Contest, they might consider your great idea. The Innovation Contest is gathering proposals…Read More >>