The Emerging Engineer

June 4, 2014

There’s probably no confusing your graduate curriculum with finishing school but a few hours of study on office etiquette might be the best spent time for a successful career. Office managers, colleagues, and clients will…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 3, 2014

1. The Highway Trust Fund is Running Out of Money Because We Waste Money Thanks to the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA), first passed in 1991, transportation projects are planned, developed and executed efficiently…Read More >>

ASCE News

Theresa Harrison, P.E., EVN SP, M.ASCE, left, began her year-long ASCE Congressional Fellowship in the office of New York Senator Charles E. Schumer on January 6. Photo Credit: Theresa Harrison
June 2, 2014

The first thing ASCE’s newest Congressional Fellow, Theresa Harrison, P.E., EVN SP, M.ASCE, learned about working in a Senator’s office is just how fast-paced an environment it is. “I started on January 6 this year,” recalled…Read More >>

Insights Podcast

June 1, 2014

Christopher Burke reflects on his years as a civil engineer and as a professor, and shares the concerns he has to promote innovation for new products for the aging infrastructure. He sees the need to…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

May 30, 2014

The goal of infrastructure is to keep people safe as they live their lives. This is realized in the millions of people who successfully drive or take public transit to work each day; in the…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

USS Constitution
May 29, 2014

Batten the hatches! Roll out the cannon! Swab, load, fire! The sailors on the USS Constitution, a.k.a. Old Ironsides, could shoot at roughly twice the rate of her British counterparts. Combined with the strongest hull…Read More >>

ASCE News

May 29, 2014

Last year, through ASCE’s Annual Issues Survey, Society members ranked several issues of importance to the civil engineering profession and ASCE listened. On May 22, the U.S. Senate passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act…Read More >>

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Technical Notes

May 29, 2014

ASCE is seeking members to update existing SEI/ASCE Standard 32-01, Design and Construction of Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations. The intent of the standard is to address the design and construction of frost-protected shallow foundations in areas subject…Read More >>

ASCE News

May 28, 2014

John Findlay Wallace and John Frank Stevens had 2 things in common: both men served as chief engineer of the original Panama Canal construction project, and both served a term as president of ASCE – Wallace…Read More >>

ASCE News

University of California, Davis won the 23rd Annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC), hosted by the University of Akron’s College of Engineering, May 23-24 in Akron, Ohio. Photo Credit: University of Akron
May 28, 2014

After finishing third in the competition last year, the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) returned this year to win the 23rd Annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC), hosted by the University of…Read More >>