President's Perspective

Carolyn Merry, Ph.D., M.ASCE
June 11, 2014

I was deeply saddened by the news of the death of one of our own, Dr. Carolyn Merry, who tragically lost her life on one of the roads in her community at 63 years of…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 10, 2014

Today, at 10:45am, the White House and members of Congress will hold a signing ceremony for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV

Save America's Infrastructure

June 6, 2014

Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado reflected this week on the significance of the grand opening of the Denver Union Station. His thoughts included discourse on the “foresight and generosity” of past generations to build highways…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

June 4, 2014

There’s probably no confusing your graduate curriculum with finishing school but a few hours of study on office etiquette might be the best spent time for a successful career. Office managers, colleagues, and clients will…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 3, 2014

1. The Highway Trust Fund is Running Out of Money Because We Waste Money Thanks to the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA), first passed in 1991, transportation projects are planned, developed and executed efficiently…Read More >>

ASCE News

Theresa Harrison, P.E., EVN SP, M.ASCE, left, began her year-long ASCE Congressional Fellowship in the office of New York Senator Charles E. Schumer on January 6. Photo Credit: Theresa Harrison
June 2, 2014

The first thing ASCE’s newest Congressional Fellow, Theresa Harrison, P.E., EVN SP, M.ASCE, learned about working in a Senator’s office is just how fast-paced an environment it is. “I started on January 6 this year,” recalled…Read More >>

Insights Podcast

June 1, 2014

Christopher Burke reflects on his years as a civil engineer and as a professor, and shares the concerns he has to promote innovation for new products for the aging infrastructure. He sees the need to…Read More >>

BY 

Save America's Infrastructure

May 30, 2014

The goal of infrastructure is to keep people safe as they live their lives. This is realized in the millions of people who successfully drive or take public transit to work each day; in the…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

USS Constitution
May 29, 2014

Batten the hatches! Roll out the cannon! Swab, load, fire! The sailors on the USS Constitution, a.k.a. Old Ironsides, could shoot at roughly twice the rate of her British counterparts. Combined with the strongest hull…Read More >>

ASCE News

May 29, 2014

Last year, through ASCE’s Annual Issues Survey, Society members ranked several issues of importance to the civil engineering profession and ASCE listened. On May 22, the U.S. Senate passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act…Read More >>

BY