March 25, 2016

All civil engineering must be sustainable. That was the message from the ASCE Committee on Sustainability during its progress report at the spring Board of Direction meeting, March 18-19, in Arlington, VA. It was a…Read More >>

The team behind the Charles Pankow Award for Innovation winning design methodology. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE
March 25, 2016

When the Seismic Design Methodology for Precast Concrete Diaphragms was announced as the winner of the 2016 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation at ASCE’s OPAL Awards Gala, the stage filled with people sharing the honor….Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith and ASCE President Mark Woodson present Mike Lindblom with the 2016 ASCE Excellence in Journalism. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE
March 24, 2016

There’s a long-held belief in the world of newspapers – write at a grade-school level. The thought, of course, is that if an elementary school student can understand your article, so too can the majority…Read More >>

Kornel Kerenyi, Ph.D., M.ASCE, speaks after receiving the Henry L. Michel Award at the 2016 OPAL Awards Gala. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE
March 24, 2016

The researching world looks a lot different now than it did when Kornel Kerenyi was in school. And that’s just fine with him. “I went to high school in the early ’70s. We still used…Read More >>

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March 24, 2016

Offering a recap of what’s happened recently in the Society, Now@ASCE is a video roundup produced by ASCE. In this edition, get a glimpse of ASCE’s Sustainability Summit, meet the new Faces of Civil Engineering,…Read More >>

ASCE President Elect Norma Jean Mattei and a group of members from Louisiana meet with Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) during the Legislative Fly-In. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE.
March 18, 2016

The irony was not lost on the room. More than 200 ASCE members from across the country – 49 states represented – gathered in Washington, DC, this week for the annual ASCE Legislative Fly-In to…Read More >>

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October 12, 2017

Take a moment to think about your daily routine. Upon waking up, you head to the bathroom, and brush your teeth as you turn on the shower.  You put on a pot of coffee, and boil water to make breakfast. Later in the day you go to the gym, and after running you head to...

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September 28, 2017

The Jetsons’ world of driverless cars may someday be a reality and the technology industry is laser-focused on getting us there sooner rather than later. As private industry innovates, decision-makers in Washington are grappling with how best to regulate the autonomous vehicle (AV) landscape while retaining an emphasis on both safety and innovation. To spur...

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September 27, 2017

Within the past month, major hurricanes hit Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico, two earthquakes only days apart, led to the loss of over 100 lives and the destruction of massive amounts of infrastructure in Mexico, and hundreds of thousands of acres of land have burned in the Pacific Northwest from wildfires. These events coincided with...

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September 20, 2017

Texas’ infrastructure has received a lot of attention in the past few weeks following Hurricane Harvey. Today, weeks the cities of Port Aransas and Rockport were destroyed and Houston and South Texas flooded, the Texas section of the ASCE released the Report Card for Texas’ Infrastructure, and the report finds there is work to be...

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