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March 31, 2015

Jessica Morrison, a freelance journalist in Washington, D.C., was honored with ASCE’s 2015 Excellence in Journalism Award for the article “How Engineers Use Ground Freezing to Build Bigger, Safer and Deeper,” which appeared in NOVA Next…Read More >>

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March 27, 2015

The leaders of civil engineering broke out black ties and evening gowns Thursday night for ASCE’s annual springtime celebration of outstanding people and projects  – the OPAL Gala. The event feted the lifetime achievements of…Read More >>

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March 26, 2015

ASCE presented the Charles Pankow Award for Innovation to Pile Dynamics Inc.’s Thermal Integrity Profiler at its annual OPAL Gala March 26. The Pankow Award recognizes the introduction of innovative civil engineering ideas into practice….Read More >>

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The Halley VI Research Station can negotiate Antarctica's terrain by means of ski-mounted hydraulic legs.
March 26, 2015

ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award winner for 2015 is the flexible, portable Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, announced Thursday evening at the Society’s OPAL Gala in the nation’s capital region. Designed by AECOM of…Read More >>

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The 2015 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation was presented March 26 to Thermal Integrity Profiler by ASCE.  Left to Right:  Tom Smith, Executive Director, ASCE; Ron Klemencic, Charles Pankow Award for Innovation Selection Committee Chair; Gray Mullins, Department of Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, representing Thermal Integrity Profiler; Mark Perniconi, Charles Pankow Foundation; Bob Stevens, 2015 President, ASCE.    Photo: David Hathcox for ASCE
March 25, 2015

Pile Dynamics Inc.’s Thermal Integrity Profiler (TIP) is the winner of ASCE’s 2015 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation. TIP is based on a technology that uses the heat generated by curing cement (hydration energy) to…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

March 23, 2015

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin There is value in mentoring relationships both for mentees and mentors. Throughout your career, you will…Read More >>

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July 06, 2015

Congress returns to D.C. this week, and we’re watching the Senate (where the most promising legislation was recently passed through the EPW Committee) to see if the Senate Commerce Committee or the Senate Banking Committee will start to mark-up their portions of the highway and transit bill. However to truly move forward, Senate leadership and the Senate Finance...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 02, 2015

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 01, 2015

Contributed by Jason Magalen, P.E., M.ASCE, Oregon Section ASCE President 2014-2015 Oregon has a history of being a trailblazer when it comes to funding the cost of surface transportation. It was the first state to enact a fuel tax back in 1919 and didn’t stop there.  Over the decades the state has completed a number of studies...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 01, 2015

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