Technical Notes

January 13, 2015

ASCE is seeking members to serve on a committee to develop standards for blast resistance design and construction of new and existing structures. The committee that will undertake this task is being reconstituted, with the…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 13, 2015

For their historical significance, special uniqueness in design and construction, and technical characteristics, ASCE’s Board of Direction has designated the Bonnet Carré Spillway in St. Charles Parrish, Louisiana, as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, and…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

January 9, 2015

It’s a new year, and with a new Congress in session, there is hope that a federal funding solution for infrastructure can soon be reached. Congress has given us reasons to be optimistic, with more…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 9, 2015

Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI.,  M.ASCE, and Thomas R. Walther, P.E., F.ASCE, have been selected by the Board of Direction’s Nominating Committee as the 2 official nominees for the position of ASCE president-elect. ASCE’s election, which…Read More >>

ASCE News

Marcellus Pitts, Civil Engineering Club mentor and coordinator in the Cobb County School System, directs one of the students working on the Marietta High School Haiti Building Container Project. Photo Credit: Marcellus Pitts
January 8, 2015

Since its discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1492, the Republic of Haiti has endured a long history of natural disasters that have destroyed countless structures, killed thousands, and left millions homeless. The resulting economic and humanitarian…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

January 8, 2015

December marked the anniversary of the opening of the Arroyo Seco Parkway between Los Angeles and Pasadena, California. Opened to traffic December 10, 1938, and completed December 30, 1940, the Arroyo Seco Parkway, also known…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

January 1, 2015

Shh! Don’t tell my clients, but I split my effort on about 35 projects in 2014. They’ve ranged in scope and complexity. Not a single one involved a stadium or a high rise – the…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 1, 2015

 New Faces of Civil Engineering Are Inspiring! Last month, ASCE introduced our 2015 New Faces of Civil Engineering.  These 10 individuals – aged 30 years or younger – exhibit leadership, excellence, confidence, curiosity, integrity, sound judgment,…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

January 1, 2015

ASCE staff and members worked throughout the year on a variety of issues important to the profession. From the passage and enactment of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act in the spring and early…Read More >>

The Leadership Imperative

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January 1, 2015

Today, Thomas W. Smith III, ENV SP, CAE, M.ASCE, becomes executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers. A dedicated ASCE member for more than 25 years, he has been the Society’s deputy executive…Read More >>