June 27, 2013

“What do the [civil engineering] department heads care about? They care about attracting better students, they want to have better curriculum, and they want to have more effective faculty—faculty who do a great job teaching…Read More >>


June 26, 2013

Do you have questions about the application of ASCE’s Code of Ethics to your daily life? Civil engineering is technical by nature, often involving complex concepts, evaluation, calculation, and design to implement a project. But…Read More >>


Concrete Canoe 20/13 winners
June 24, 2013

After finishing either second or third three times over the previous four years, the fifth time proved to be a charm as École de technologie supérieure was crowned champion of the 26th Annual ASCE National…Read More >>


June 20, 2013

The election of new ASCE national officers will begin June 14, with members voting to fill the positions of ASCE president-elect, at-large director, region director, and region governor. This year, there are contested races for…Read More >>


2013 ASCE President Greg DiLoreto visited the striking Paldang Dam. He also presented Korean Society of Civil Engineering President Jongsung Sim with a plaque commemorating the visit
June 20, 2013

Speaking before 600 attendees at the Korean Institute of Construction Technology 30th Anniversary International Seminar, 2013 ASCE President Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., P.L.S., D.WRE, F.ASCE, described the potentially serious worldwide impact that climate change could…Read More >>


Cold Regions Conference
June 20, 2013

On March 15, the National Snow and Ice Data Center announced that the Arctic had reached the end of the freezing season and begun its thaw. The U.S. information and referral center in support of…Read More >>

Insights Podcast

June 19, 2013

Jay Timmons is president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the largest manufacturing association in the United States representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector. He became NAM president in…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 18, 2013

On June 5th, the Phoenix City Council awarded a contract to CycleHop, LLC, to manage the city’s new bike share program that is expected to be rolled out by December 2013. This announcement comes shortly…Read More >>


President's Perspective

June 14, 2013

As I write this, I’m in South Korea, meeting with civil engineering counterparts here, and enjoying the exchange of ideas and experiences. While here, I’ve observed something that’s becoming a constant in engineering activities I’m…Read More >>


A team of 30 students from the University of California, Berkeley won their 2nd straight ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC)
June 11, 2013

The weekend of May 31, residents of Washington State watched as engineers began erecting a temporary steel bridge over the Skagit River, to replace the 160-foot span of a 4-lane bridge that had collapsed a…Read More >>