Society News

Awards WEB FEAT
February 17, 2017

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Xilin Lu, Ph.D., M.ASCE – 2017 Nathan…Read More >>

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February 17, 2017

ASCE has honored Lucio Soibelman, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, with the 2017 Construction Management Award for his contributions to the advancing of data management and knowledge discovery in construction. As an educator, Soibelman has made a…Read More >>

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February 17, 2017

ASCE has honored Xilin Lu, Ph.D., M.ASCE, with the 2017 Nathan M. Newmark Medal for his pioneering research in the development of dynamic testing, structural seismic design, and response control for tall buildings, as well…Read More >>

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February 17, 2017

ASCE has honored Jan A. Roelvink, Ph.D., with the 2017 International Coastal Engineering Award for his contributions in leadership and development of the theory and modeling of coastal morphodynamics, and for his role as an…Read More >>

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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) speaks at an event on Capitol Hill to promote Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, as ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei, the event's emcee, looks on.
February 17, 2017

The numbers aren’t there yet, but ASCE’s 2017 President Norma Jean Mattei is optimistic that the change is gonna come. “Just the ability of a young girl to see someone who looks like her, who…Read More >>

Dream Big director Greg MacGillivray, center, and the film's featured engineers celebrate premiere night at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Photo: Jason Dixson Photography
February 17, 2017

It was near the end of the evening. Near the end of the film’s second screening. As the long, glorious night that was the world premiere of Dream Big: Engineering Our World at the Smithsonian…Read More >>

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February 16, 2017

Now more than ever, our power infrastructure is at risk. Significant power outages have risen from 76 in 2007 to 307 in 2011 largely due to aging and underfunded infrastructure equipment and systems. ASCE’s Report…Read More >>

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February 10, 2017

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Fewer than 3.5 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to…Read More >>

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February 10, 2017

Arpan B. Tailor, P.E., F.ASCE, manager of in-house structural engineering at DEPCOM Power Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, and an ASCE 7-16 main committee member, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Tailor…Read More >>

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February 10, 2017

Hosam Salman, P.E., F.ASCE, a pavement and geotechnical engineer with over 23 years of professional experience in analysis, design, and management, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Salman has been…Read More >>

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