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March 31, 2015

Jessica Morrison, a freelance journalist in Washington, D.C., was honored with ASCE’s 2015 Excellence in Journalism Award for the article “How Engineers Use Ground Freezing to Build Bigger, Safer and Deeper,” which appeared in NOVA Next…Read More >>

March 30, 2015

Fredric Raichlen, Ph.D., F.ASCE, professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the California Institute of Technology and expert on the mechanics of tsunamis, the waves created by underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other geologic events,…Read More >>

March 27, 2015

Anil K. Kar, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, who has made wide-ranging contributions to the science and practice of civil engineering – including pioneering the invention of the C-bar, which will significantly enhance the life span of…Read More >>

March 27, 2015

The leaders of civil engineering broke out black ties and evening gowns Thursday night for ASCE’s annual springtime celebration of outstanding people and projects  – the OPAL Gala. The event feted the lifetime achievements of…Read More >>

March 26, 2015

ASCE presented the Charles Pankow Award for Innovation to Pile Dynamics Inc.’s Thermal Integrity Profiler at its annual OPAL Gala March 26. The Pankow Award recognizes the introduction of innovative civil engineering ideas into practice….Read More >>

The Halley VI Research Station can negotiate Antarctica's terrain by means of ski-mounted hydraulic legs.
March 26, 2015

ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award winner for 2015 is the flexible, portable Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, announced Thursday evening at the Society’s OPAL Gala in the nation’s capital region. Designed by AECOM of…Read More >>

The 2015 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation was presented March 26 to Thermal Integrity Profiler by ASCE.  Left to Right:  Tom Smith, Executive Director, ASCE; Ron Klemencic, Charles Pankow Award for Innovation Selection Committee Chair; Gray Mullins, Department of Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, representing Thermal Integrity Profiler; Mark Perniconi, Charles Pankow Foundation; Bob Stevens, 2015 President, ASCE.    Photo: David Hathcox for ASCE
March 25, 2015

Pile Dynamics Inc.’s Thermal Integrity Profiler (TIP) is the winner of ASCE’s 2015 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation. TIP is based on a technology that uses the heat generated by curing cement (hydration energy) to…Read More >>

March 24, 2015

American Society of Civil Engineers Student Member Aurora Ephraim, who attended the University of Miami, died March 15. She was 20. Ms. Ephraim, a resident of Hazlet, New Jersey, was born on September 15, 1994,…Read More >>

March 24, 2015

Honorary Member A. James Clark, Hon.M.ASCE, NAE, who owned one of the country’s largest general contracting firms, Clark Enterprises, died March 20 at his home in Easton, Maryland. He was 87. Mr. Clark, born in…Read More >>

March 24, 2015

Charles Button, P.E., M.ASCE, credited for his instrumental role in the modernization of the Boston region’s public drinking-water system, died March 13. He was 70. Mr. Button was the founder and president of Freshwater Consulting….Read More >>