Nathan visited the Humble Administrator's Garden in Suzhou.
May 17, 2016

Monday, May 16 Today started out with a ride on one of China’s high-speed bullet trains. Topping out at nearly 280 kilometers per hour (174 mph), the train was comfortable and surprisingly smooth for such…Read More >>

Nathan stands in front of the Shanghai Maglev train.
May 16, 2016

Sunday, May 15 I never would have believed that a simple dream would lead me to Shanghai, halfway around the world. Throughout my trip to Shanghai, I will write a series of blog posts, in…Read More >>

light bulb WEB FEAT
May 12, 2016

Brent Darnell, Aff.M.ASCE, is president and owner of Brent Darnell International in Atlanta. Both author and presenter, Darnell presented at the ASCE 2015 Convention in New York and took part in the Young Professional Leadership…Read More >>

FailuretoAct2016 WEB FEAT
May 10, 2016

ASCE’s Failure to Act report estimates that continued underinvestment in infrastructure will cost each U.S. family $3,400 a year over the next decade.

May 9, 2016

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.” — Jintao Hu The lack of diversity in our…Read More >>

Anthony Fasano
May 6, 2016

Hi, my name is Anthony Fasano. I am a licensed professional engineer, but instead of engineering I now spend my time inspiring engineers through different ventures and content channels. I worked for about 15 years…Read More >>

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May 31, 2016

By Lori C. Spragens, Executive Director, Association of State Dam Safety Officials Today, May 31, is National Dam Safety Awareness Day. The day commemorates when the South Fork Dam failed on May 31, 1889, sending a deadly rush of water and debris into the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.  Commonly known as the Johnstown Flood, the...


May 27, 2016

Memorial Day weekend has arrived, and with it a dramatic a reminder of the congested and worn out state of our surface transportation infrastructure. As people take to the roads in order to reach their Memorial Day weekend destinations, reports predict that congestion will be at an 11-year peak. According to AAA, more than 38...


May 26, 2016

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee advanced a $5.5 billion Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) this week. A path forward for H.R. 5303 will require support from the full chamber, a commitment by House leadership to give the bill floor time, and ultimately a compromise with the much more expansive Senate bill that advanced out...


May 20, 2016

With Infrastructure Week raising awareness of the important role our roads, bridges, transit and water infrastructure play, this week’s news headlines have been powerful reminders of our need for further action. ASCE’s Failure to Act economic report continues to garner news headlines, emphasizing our infrastructure investment needs. CNBC, and C-SPAN covered the economic impact of...


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