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ASCE's Seattle Section commissioned panels to be displayed
August 9, 2013

Charles Hinckley Baker had a vision. An unemployed engineer, Baker believed that he could bring affordable electricity to Seattle by harnessing Snoqualmie Falls to generate hydroelectric power. Although used in every household today, electricity transmitted…Read More >>

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Christian Hellmich at the fifth BIOT Conference on Poromechanics
August 9, 2013

It was Karl von Terzaghi in the 1930s who took the concept of a fluid-filled porous medium to become the founder of consolidation experiments and the theoretical field of soil mechanics. In 1960, ASCE honored…Read More >>

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August 6, 2013

While renewing your membership this year, consider making a gift to support some of ASCE’s vital programs. By simply adding the ASCE Foundation as a line on your renewal form, your contribution will help support…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 5, 2013

On Friday, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), along with Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH), revealed that the Committee will review and consider WRRDA (no, that is…Read More >>

President's Perspective

ASCE-abroad
August 2, 2013

I’m taking a break from packing to let you know how much I am looking forward to representing you the members, whether in the U.S. or wherever you practice, on my official international trip for…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 1, 2013

After starting to write a spending bill for the Environmental Protection Agency for fiscal year 2014 this week, the House Appropriations Committee decided to delay final action on the controversial bill for more than a…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

August 1, 2013

On August 1, 2007, the I-35 W span over the Mississippi River collapsed, killing 13 people, injuring 145, and severing a vital lifeline for many towns. Only 382 days later, the bridge had been replaced…Read More >>

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July 31, 2013

If as a civil engineer you were asked to inspect and assess an existing waterfront facility located nearshore, on the waterfront, or at an inland location exposed to fresh or salt water, and constructed of…Read More >>

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Photo of two award winners of ASCE's sponsored, 2013 DiscoverEEducator Awards
July 31, 2013

The future of the engineering profession received a boost when the National Engineers Week Foundation announced the 3 winners of the 2013 DiscoverE Educator Awards on June 3. Now in its 2nd year, the program…Read More >>

ASCE News

July 31, 2013

At the ASCE Board of Direction meeting in Traverse City, Michigan, July 12-13, the board approved a fiscal 2014 operating budget that provides funding for the Society’s 3 strategic initiatives – sustainability, infrastructure, and Raise…Read More >>