Promote the Profession

January 20, 2012

  As the Louisiana Section was gearing up to release its first state Report Card this month, members realized that spreading the word of their findings would require an effective public relations campaign. Realizing they…Read More >>

President's Perspective

January 19, 2012

I don’t need to tell you that ASCE has been working hard to persuade lawmakers at the federal, state and local levels of the urgency to invest in overhauling the nation’s aging  infrastructure. I have…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

January 13, 2012

As we start the new year, there has been an increased national focus on campaigns and elections, from the presidential race, to congressional elections and state elections. Whatever the source of news coverage, you’ve likely…Read More >>

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The Emerging Engineer

January 12, 2012

By regular contributor Rafael Gomes de Oliveira: No single person on the planet knows how to make a pencil. That is the idea behind economist Leonard Read’s humbling essay “I, Pencil.” Each of the tasks…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

January 9, 2012

  I’ve heard several news stories recently that Detroit’s automakers are on track to be the next big comeback kings.  After years of layoffs and even financial restructuring, they are leaner organizations bent on reinventing…Read More >>

Insights Podcast

January 3, 2012

Gerald (Jerry) E. Buckwalter is Northrop Grumman’s Director of Strategy based in McLean, Va. In this capacity, Mr. Buckwalter serves as Northrop Grumman’s chief strategy person for homeland security solutions. Mr. Buckwalter has worked for…Read More >>

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The Emerging Engineer

January 3, 2012

As a structural engineer, my principal interest in reading about the cupola of Santa Maria del Fiore is how exactly does it stand up. The masonry dome is still the largest of its kind. With…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

December 29, 2011

On vacation in South Florida for Christmas, I finally had the chance to catch up on some reading that I’ve intended since my trip to Europe two years ago. While in Florence, Italy, I picked…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

December 22, 2011

If you’re like me, you might remember what it felt like when you suddenly realized the practicality of owning a PC; or when you realized that carrying a cell phone was actually a pretty good…Read More >>

President's Perspective

December 19, 2011

While I love the holiday season, I’m already looking ahead to another of my favorite seasons. Each year, from winter into spring, we engage in a celebration of our profession, sharing our love for engineering…Read More >>