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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 >>

The ETS canoe, LETSGO, races home in the women's endurance competition. PHOTO: Brandon Wade for ASCE
June 12, 2016

From the drumbeats to the chants to the cheers, École de technologie supérieure was the loudest team all weekend at the ASCE 2016 National Concrete Canoe Competition. It turns out they also were the best….Read More >>

The University of Florida is looking to repeat as National Concrete Canoe Competition champions.
June 10, 2016

There was reason to expect the ASCE 2016 National Concrete Canoe Competition to have a different – less colorful – look. The new rules for this year’s event prohibit teams from using concrete stains, previously…Read More >>

Oscar Antommattei looks over the canoe entry from the Ecole de technologie superieure.
June 10, 2016

With this week’s 2016 ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition at the University of Texas at Tyler, Oscar Antommattei returns to his roots. Nearly two decades after taking part in Concrete Canoe as a participant and…Read More >>

June 9, 2016

Do what’s right or do what’s easy? “No matter what you’re doing in engineering, you’ll come across that question,” said Greg Scott, P.E., M.ASCE. Ethical considerations confront all engineers, at times even becoming newsworthy, as…Read More >>

June 3, 2016

ASCE’s 2017 President-Elect will be Kristina L. Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, of Las Vegas, as chosen by a majority of Society members in a month-long officers election that closed June 1. Swallow will be…Read More >>

The University of Tennessee works to assemble its steel bridge at the 2016 national competition. PHOTO: T. Bart Quimby
June 3, 2016

It’s the Wednesday after Memorial Day. The 2016 National Student Steel Bridge Competition wrapped up barely four days earlier. Yet Frank Hatfield is busy at work, drafting new competition rules for 2017. “We have to…Read More >>

Ken Archibald walks into a surprise party in his honor at Oregon State. PHOTO: Johanna Carson
June 2, 2016

Ken Archibald knows the road well. Very, very well. As a practitioner adviser for the Oregon State University ASCE Student Chapter since 1976, Archibald has made the 45-minute drive from Salem, OR, south to Corvallis…Read More >>

The ETS steel bridge team took first place in the national competition for the first time in school history.
June 1, 2016

The champions of the 25th annual National Student Steel Bridge Competition are from a school winning it for the first time — École de technologie supérieure of Montreal, Québec, Canada. From across the world, 48 student teams…Read More >>