Save America's Infrastructure

December 11, 2014

Shawn Kelley Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE is an active member of the Vermont section. He works as a firm shareholder for GeoDesign, Inc. a consulting firm headquartered in Middlebury, CT, providing geotechnical, construction, and environmental engineering…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

December 10, 2014

Authorities from Arnold Schwarzenegger to Stephen Hawking have forewarned us of the dangers of intelligent machines. Yet we persist in further integrating computers in our life. Debating the role of computers in engineering is a…Read More >>

ASCE News

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 >>

Sustainable Engineering

December 5, 2014

ASCE’s 1st International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure was held in Long Beach, California, November 6-8, 2014. The conference had many notable highlights and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute I was there. This commentary was sparked…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

December 5, 2014

Power failures, drivers frustrated with abysmal road conditions and increased media attention to our nation’s aging infrastructure have rattled Americans and driven more states to pursue raising their gas tax as a way of fixing…Read More >>

ASCE News

December 5, 2014

Since I became executive director 12 years ago, we have accomplished so much together. I want to thank all of our 147,000 members for your dedication to the profession and focus on protecting the health,…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

Berthoud as mayor of Golden, Colorado
December 4, 2014

The town of Berthoud, Colorado, about 45 miles north of Denver, is one of several notable landmarks named for Edward L. Berthoud, a railroad engineer who in 1877 located the Colorado Central Railroad in the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

December 4, 2014

In 1997, Dolly was cloned, we were excited by the release of IE 4, and ASCE hadn’t yet released its first Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.  It is also the last time Michigan increased its…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

December 3, 2014

I recently finished reading Nate Silver’s excellent 2012 book titled, The Signal and the Noise:Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don’t. The book is a must read for aspiring statisticians and anyone who…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

November 25, 2014

Whether your amount of air travel rivals that of George Clooney in Up in the Air, or you are a casual flier who takes a plane for an annual vacation, the newly-released data from the…Read More >>