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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

March 20, 2015

The Community Engineering Corps (CE Corps) does what civil engineers do best: it collaborates with community partners to help design and build sustainable projects. CE Corps is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that matches engineers and/or…Read More >>

March 18, 2015

Distinguished Member Abba G. Lichtenstein, Ph.D., P.E., acclaimed for his efforts to restore and preserve historic bridges and founder of a New York–based consulting firm in his name, died March 13 at his home in…Read More >>

March 13, 2015

The Ward County Water Supply Project is a finalist in the 2015 ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award. Established in 1960, the OCEA Award recognizes a project that makes a significant contribution to both…Read More >>