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August 26, 2014

The ASCE Board of Direction has selected Thomas W. Smith III, ENV SP, CAE, M.ASCE, as the next executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Smith, ASCE’s current deputy…Read More >>

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 students are taught the basics of…Read More >>

August 18, 2014

Have you ever considered yourself an ASCE leader? Serving as an elected official at the national and regional levels can be a rewarding and challenging experience and is an excellent way to hone leadership skills,…Read More >>

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 president-elect by its members. Woodson, whose 43-year…Read More >>

August 14, 2014

Seven individuals have been honored as recipients of three ASCE awards for government engineering service and a peer reviewed journal article. Sreenivas Alampalli, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, received the Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award…Read More >>

August 8, 2014

ASCE has determined the winners of a number of its awards for 2014. As of August 8, the following outstanding individuals have been named.  Dimitrios Zekkos, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE; Mohammad Kabalan, EIT, A.M.ASCE; and Michael M….Read More >>

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 Awards have become the…Read More >>

August 8, 2014

The deadline to vote in the election of new ASCE national officers is fast approching. Now is the time to make your voice heard and help shape the future of the civil engineering profession by voting. ASCE strongly encourages…Read More >>

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 major advantage over coal…Read More >>

August 1, 2014

The ASCE Foundation is celebrating its 20th Birthday on August 2; please join me in thanking the Foundation for supporting so many valuable Society programs. The Foundation’s birthday wish is for you to “pay it forward”…Read More >>