ASCE News

Jorge L. Quijano, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority gives his keynote address. Photo Credit: David Hathcox
October 9, 2014

Against the backdrop of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, ASCE kicked off its Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, in grand style by hearing from Jorge L. Quijano,…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

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October 7, 2014

If you have a second day to explore San Francisco, hop in a vehicle and get to the Golden Gate Bridge. Actually, I’m a little embarrassed that I didn’t visit on day number one. The…Read More >>

Technical Notes

October 7, 2014

During the summer, I had the privilege of being the only non-Chinese attendee at a meeting in which the Chinese Ministry of Transportation gave final approval to a first-of-its-kind national design code for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems for large-span highway bridges.

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Save America's Infrastructure

October 7, 2014

Have you gone above and beyond to represent the civil engineering profession before your elected officials? You could be our next Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year! If you are one of the many ASCE…Read More >>

President's Perspective

October 7, 2014

As my ASCE presidency draws to a close, it’s time to look back and reflect upon what we have accomplished together this year. While an important role of the Society president is to focus externally…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 6, 2014

Texans have an opportunity to increase their state transportation funding coffers when they go to the voting booth on November 4. Proposition 1 is a statewide ballot measure that will dedicate a portion of the…Read More >>

Technical Notes

October 2, 2014

ASCE is seeking comments on the update to Standard ASCE/EWRI 39 Guidelines for Operational Hail Suppression Programs. The public comment period will be open through November 1, 2014. The intent of this standard is to…Read More >>

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Promote the Profession

ASCE's Casey Dinges with the acting coordinator of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Energy Resources Program, Douglas Duncan.
October 2, 2014

Shale energy exploration has become a growing method to extract new energy resources. And because civil engineers are dedicated to protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public, they are becoming more involved with it…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 2, 2014

Travel delays at airports have become all too common place. In fact, the surprise usually is that a flight makes it to its destination on time (or if the travel gods are feeling particularly generous,…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

October 1, 2014

The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) of North Central Texas has earned an Envision Silver award for its Line J, Section 1 Pipeline project, a 2-mile, 108-inch diameter pipeline that delivers water to meet the growing future…Read More >>