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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 >>

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December 9, 2014

Patricia D. Galloway, Ph.D., P.E., who served as ASCE’s first female president in 2004, was a featured speaker for “Game Changers,” the 2014 TEDxManhattanBeach event. In her talk, Galloway related how her future was changed…Read More >>

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December 8, 2014

Henry Petroski, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, an Aleksandar S. Vesic professor of civil engineering and professor of history at Duke University, as well as a well-known author of influential books on the nature of engineering,…Read More >>

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December 5, 2014

Today, more than ever, the engineering profession looks to young engineers who can articulate their passion for problem solving and their desire to improve the quality of life. Our nation’s economy increasingly depends, in particular, on…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

This past summer Engineers Without Borders–USA (EWB) sent a small team of engineers to Simwatachela, Zambia, a very remote village in sub-Saharan Africa, to install drinking water wells to over 10,000 villagers. “While potable water is…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

Faster than a speeding bullet (and more expensive than Superman could have dreamed), the projected $9.95 billon California High-Speed Rail Project is designed to quickly connect commuters between Los Angeles and San Francisco, with a dozen…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

In 2012, the ASCE Wisconsin Section Southeast Branch Younger Member Group decided to host a K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Expo at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). However, to finance this endeavor, the…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

As if being a respected civil engineer was not hard enough, Aaron K. Martinez, P.E., M.ASCE, decided at the young age of 28 to open his own design and construction management firm, A.M. Engineering. So in…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

When the great San Francisco Earthquake of April 18, 1906, was over, it left a major portion of the city in ruin. However, most of the damage was not caused by the earthquake but by the…Read More >>