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The ASCE Innovation Contest winners in the Internet of Things category enjoyed a sunny day at Walt Disney Imagineering.
July 22, 2016

Rule No. 1 about business trips to Disney: Never tell the kids. Jason Magalen, P.E., M.ASCE, learned the hard way last week in the midst of his visit to Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA,…Read More >>

July 22, 2016

The ASCE Board of Direction has endorsed updated strategies to improve the state of America’s infrastructure, transform the profession so that civil infrastructure is more sustainable, and reduce the life-cycle cost of infrastructure by 50…Read More >>

Morgan DiCarlo presents her innovative idea for water conservation to an audience at Walt Disney Imagineering.
July 22, 2016

Morgan DiCarlo, S.M.ASCE, channeled her love of water resources management into an idea to encourage conservation so good it earned her an ASCE Innovation Contest prize-winning trip to the Walt Disney Imagineering campus in California….Read More >>

At the New Jersey Institute of Technology, winners in ASCE's Innovation Contest resilience category showed their ideas to leaders from Mott MacDonald and ASCE staff.
July 15, 2016

Pat Natale’s words hit close to home, even more than he knew. “Innovation is really great, but sometimes it sits on the shelf,” Natale, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, told the crowd assembled for the ASCE Innovation Contest…Read More >>

July 14, 2016

For civil engineering to keep up with what society expects of us, innovation is essential. You’d be hard-pressed to find disagreement with that sentiment. The question becomes how can we spark, foster, and implement innovative solutions? The…Read More >>

Fourth and fifth graders at a Lewisville, TX, elementary school learned from Dallas Branch leaders why civil engineering is a great career.
July 13, 2016

For a fourth straight year, the St. Louis Section has been recognized for taking ASCE’s commitment to diversity and inclusion to the local level. The Section is among seven recipients of ASCE’s Section and Branch Diversity Awards….Read More >>

July 6, 2016

Every February, Engineers Week celebrates the great achievements of engineers, but next year, the week will be truly big – as in ASCE’s giant-screen IMAX movie, Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World, which has…Read More >>

The winners in the ASCE Innovation Contest Innovative Business Models category visited the BEAST at Rutgers University.
June 30, 2016

It shouldn’t be surprising, as it was hardly coincidence. Still, it was remarkable to see how in lockstep the winners of the ASCE Innovation Contest were with each other and with their hosts, Pennoni Associates,…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith and Smart City Works co-founder Gregory Sauter.
June 24, 2016

ASCE has formed an alliance that will collaborate on ways to bring innovative technologies and civil engineering projects to market. The agreement with Smart City Works seeks to reduce the life-cycle costs of infrastructure, develop…Read More >>

The Haddad family - Kristel, Max, and Serge.
June 17, 2016

So far so good for Serge Haddad on this whole fatherhood thing. Haddad, P.E., M.ASCE, has enjoyed a busy professional life – manager of the Water Recycling Policy Group for the Los Angeles Department of…Read More >>