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January 22, 2015

In her book, The 21st Century Engineer, past ASCE president Patricia D. Galloway, Ph.D., P.E., Pres.04.ASCE, writes, “Change is constant in society and engineering helps drive change and is driven by it.” As the civil engineering…Read More >>

January 15, 2015

The critical infrastructure systems that are the mainstay of our nation’s economy, security, and health are interdependent – for example, the water supply system of a community is dependent on the pumping stations and they, in…Read More >>

January 13, 2015

For their historical significance, special uniqueness in design and construction, and technical characteristics, ASCE’s Board of Direction has designated the Bonnet Carré Spillway in St. Charles Parrish, Louisiana, as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, and…Read More >>

January 9, 2015

Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI.,  M.ASCE, and Thomas R. Walther, P.E., F.ASCE, have been selected by the Board of Direction’s Nominating Committee as the 2 official nominees for the position of ASCE president-elect. ASCE’s election, which…Read More >>

Marcellus Pitts, Civil Engineering Club mentor and coordinator in the Cobb County School System, directs one of the students working on the Marietta High School Haiti Building Container Project. Photo Credit: Marcellus Pitts
January 8, 2015

Since its discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1492, the Republic of Haiti has endured a long history of natural disasters that have destroyed countless structures, killed thousands, and left millions homeless. The resulting economic and humanitarian…Read More >>

January 1, 2015

 New Faces of Civil Engineering Are Inspiring! Last month, ASCE introduced our 2015 New Faces of Civil Engineering.  These 10 individuals – aged 30 years or younger – exhibit leadership, excellence, confidence, curiosity, integrity, sound judgment,…Read More >>

December 29, 2014

This past year, we’ve lost many of the civil engineers who helped shape our world.  Teaching icons, innovative thinkers, and leaders whose creativity and dedication to the profession will be greatly missed. ASCE says goodbye…Read More >>

December 22, 2014

As a civil engineer, you are challenged by constantly changing work environments that require creativity, adaptability, good problem-solving skills and the ability to think on one’s feet. Your work may be below the surface delivering…Read More >>

December 18, 2014

Nearly 10 years ago, the Port of Long Beach (California) instituted its Green Port Policy, which directs the port to integrate sustainable practices into port development and operations by actively promoting an organizational culture of…Read More >>

December 12, 2014

The chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, P.E., M.ASCE, has declared his support for increased education as a requirement for entering licensed…Read More >>