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November 6, 2015

Diana Hasegan has long found value in her ASCE membership. This year, that value just happened to take on a more immediate and definite dollar figure. Hasegan, P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, an environmental engineer in Seattle,…Read More >>

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Brett Schock
November 5, 2015

Brett Schock has always been a little spaced out, as it were. Growing up, he had a space-themed bedroom; the only Legos he cared to play with were the space-themed ones; he built model rockets. “I had all…Read More >>

ASCE News

November 4, 2015

Thanksgiving in the United States is the day most of us like to be around family and friends, eat mounds of turkey and stuffing, watch (American) football, and take time to reflect on the things in…Read More >>

ASCE News

October 29, 2015

After intensive work over the course of nearly a year, the Board of Direction at its October meeting in New York voted to realign the Society’s strategic initiatives as it also reaffirmed continuing efforts. The…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

Dymaxion House at Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Detroit
October 27, 2015

New technologies are fueling a wave of innovation in building design and construction. But are these really break-through technologies that will have lasting affect on the shelters in which we live and work? New materials…Read More >>

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Asheque Rahman, A.M.ASCE, a Younger Member from New York, speaks at the ASCE 2015 Convention. Rahman is a member of the ASCE Committee on Pre-College Outreach, helping reach out to high school students interested in civil engineering.  PHOTO: David Hathcox for ASCE
October 23, 2015

Attendees of the ASCE 2015 Convention in New York City couldn’t miss the youth movement. Whether it was a business card contest encouraging young engineers to get their names into the hands of potential employers, an…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

February 05, 2016

This week improving our nation’s aviation and water infrastructure were the focus of conversation on Capitol Hill. With a new aviation reform bill, the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, proposed to Congress, the nation’s aviation needs are receiving some attention that’s long overdue. According to the bill’s author, Rep. Bill Shuster, two-thirds of...

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Save America's Infrastructure

February 04, 2016

The House Subcommittee on Water Resources held a round table this week as Congress gears up to pass a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) in 2016. Back in November the committee held a similar discussion in New Orleans. During each roundtable – a less formal setting than a traditional hearing – committee members heard...

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Save America's Infrastructure

January 29, 2016

With winter storm Jonas blasting the Northeast with record-setting amounts of snow, our nation’s already stressed water pipes, roofs and roads were put to the test. While major snow events bring many challenges, they also provide opportunities for innovation. One innovation, coined by The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Chris Tuan, is a special concrete mixture that...

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Save America's Infrastructure

January 22, 2016

With heavy snow targeting the Northeast and a contaminated water crisis in Flint, Mich., our water and transportation infrastructure have become a heavy topic of discussion this week. Besides snow days and curling up by the fire, winter weather brings wear and tear on our nation’s roads, water pipes and power lines. Colorado, New Jersey,...

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