Featured Articles
July 2, 2015

Our thoughts turn this month to the brave colonists who risked their lives and fortunes to stand up to tyranny 239 years ago and declare themselves citizens of “Free and Independent States.” As engineers, we…Read More >>

June 29, 2015

Pursuant to the Rules of Policy and Procedure 7.3, the ASCE membership is hereby notified the following vacancies will be available on the 2016 election ballot for terms beginning in FY 2017.  For information on…Read More >>

June 24, 2015

“That old document that no one reads anymore or pays any attention to, it’s the Constitution,” said Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe, chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. “It says what we…Read More >>

Paddlers from the University of Florida bringing their best competition at the races. Photo: John Amis/AP Images for ASCE
June 22, 2015

The University of Florida earned the “America’s Cup of Civil Engineering” today at the 28th annual American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC). After three days of competition against 21 other…Read More >>

June 18, 2015

Balancing future needs for engineered infrastructure with the risks posed by the effects of climate change on long-term engineering projects is a dilemma for civil engineers according to a new publication from ASCE’s Committee on…Read More >>

June 18, 2015

Leon R. Grant III, preengineering teacher and advisor for the Marietta High School Civil Engineering Club, Marietta, Georgia, received one of three 2015 DiscoverE Educator Awards at a ceremony held earlier this month at the…Read More >>

Photo: courtesy Daene McKinney,
June 12, 2015

The April 25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and leveled much of Kathmandu also devastated Nepal’s remote mountain villages. Massive landslides wiped out entire villages, rivers were dammed, and the earthquake further shook the…Read More >>

June 4, 2015

ASCE’s Architectural Engineering Institute recently honored 10 top high-performance buildings and 6 outstanding student designs at its recent conference. HGA Architects & Engineers (HGA) and Jaros, Baum & Bolles won Best Overall in the professional…Read More >>

June 3, 2015

ASCE’s 2016 president-elect elect is Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, M.COPRI, M.ASCE, chosen by a majority of Society members in a month-long officers election that concluded June 1. Mattei will be inducted at the ASCE Annual Business Meeting in October…Read More >>

testing the load
June 2, 2015

The Kansas City Convention Center may be like the convention center in your town: a big, wide-open space with concrete floors, a truss support roof, and the steady hum from the metal halide lights. But…Read More >>