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May 28, 2015

  Ka–chunk. That’s the sound of a failing bridge, one you do not want to hear during the finals of the annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC). Of the 48 teams that traveled…Read More >>

May 28, 2015

Civil engineers from around the world will come to New York City October 11-14 for the ASCE 2015 Convention, and excitement is building for the opportunity to hear from a variety of thought-provoking speakers. Three…Read More >>

May 22, 2015

The Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing an economic guide to help communities build a business case for disaster resilience investment.  The guide will cover anticipated impacts of disasters,…Read More >>

May 21, 2015

The Board of Direction of the American Society of Civil Engineers elected a new class of Distinguished Members. The Class of 2015 will be inducted as Distinguished Members on Monday, Oct. 12, in New York…Read More >>

May 12, 2015

Joseph B. Franzini, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor emeritus of civil engineering at Stanford University and an expert on fluid mechanics and water resources, passed away April 15 in Palo Alto, California. He was 94. Dr….Read More >>

May 11, 2015

Former ASCE senior executive and the first president of the ASCE Foundation Curtis Charles Deane, died April 24 at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. He was 63. Mr. Deane was an influential…Read More >>

May 11, 2015

Over the past few months, Vermont became the first state licensing board to consider increasing educational requirements specifically for civil engineers seeking professional licensure in the future. The Vermont Board of Professional Engineering’s assessment came in…Read More >>

May 4, 2015

Across this country, the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of our roads, bridges, canals, dams, and water systems depends on a collaboration of federal, state, and local support. The importance of the work we…Read More >>

2016PresElectNominees
April 30, 2015

Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, M.COPRI, M.ASCE and Thomas R. Walther, P.E., F.ASCE, official nominees for the position of ASCE president-elect, recently sat down with ASCE to record their responses to questions posed by ASCE…Read More >>

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April 28, 2015

ASCE Fellow Frederic Steven “Fred” Berger, P.E., F.ASCE, chair emeritus and board director of the global professional services firm Louis Berger Group, as well as an expert in the civil engineering field, died on April…Read More >>