Promote the Profession

August 14, 2014

A growing number of women have been entering the field of engineering over the past few decades but this good news story doesn’t have a rosy ending.  As recent coverage in the Washington Post and…Read More >>

The Leadership Imperative

Shouldn’t you want to make full use of what is being learned about the brain? Knowing a selective bit about your brain will help you become a better engineer.
August 12, 2014

Professional engineer Stu Walesh wants to release the leader within you. A multidimensional and honored career has enabled him to do just that. Drawing on experience from his work in the public, private, and academic…Read More >>

ASCE News

August 8, 2014

ASCE has determined the winners of a number of its awards for 2014. As of August 8, the following outstanding individuals have been named.  Dimitrios Zekkos, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE; Mohammad Kabalan, EIT, A.M.ASCE; and Michael M….Read More >>

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ASCE News

August 8, 2014

ASCE is proud to announce the recipients of its 2015 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Leadership Award winners and the Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research. The OPAL Awards have become the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 8, 2014

After Congress hit the snooze button on fixing the Highway Trust Fund last week, Transportation Secretary Foxx asked Americans to “get a little noisier” on the issue. You can take Sec. Foxx up on his…Read More >>

ASCE News

August 8, 2014

The deadline to vote in the election of new ASCE national officers is fast approching. Now is the time to make your voice heard and help shape the future of the civil engineering profession by voting. ASCE strongly encourages…Read More >>

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The Emerging Engineer

August 7, 2014

The most dreaded transition in most engineers’ careers is bearing down on me – soon I will be equally responsible for bringing in work as in executing projects. The two roles seem at odds in…Read More >>

ASCE News

The purpose of the Shale Energy Conference was to provide a platform for engineers, scientists, researchers, public officials, and government regulators to present the latest research and applications related to shale energy civil engineering. Addressing the attendees at the Opening Plenary Session was Pennsylvania Governor, Thomas W. “Tom” Corbett.
Photo Credit: Barbara Whitten
August 7, 2014

The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects a 29% increase in U.S. natural gas production by 2035, “primarily driven by economics of shale gas.” As an energy source, natural gas has a major advantage over coal…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 6, 2014

On August 5 Missouri voters defeated a measure that would have established a dedicated infrastructure fund from revenue earned through three-quarters of a cent sales tax increase.  Constitutional Amendment 7 was dismissed in a 59%…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 1, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) Over, P.E., President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the passage of short-term funding to the federal Highway Trust Fund.: “We thank…Read More >>