Ben Walpole
Ben Walpole

Ben Walpole is associate editor for ASCE News, celebrating member achievements, updating members on Society news, and promoting civil engineering as a whole.

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Society News

Case Western Reserve University's student team received 2017 ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the EPA’s P3 National Sustainable Design Expo. PHOTO: Alex Rosenheim
August 14, 2017

ASCE recognized the innovative humanitarian work of a Case Western Reserve University student team with the 2017 ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the EPA’s P3 National Sustainable Design...
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Society News

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August 11, 2017

The picture is starting to come into focus. The ASCE Board of Direction spent a good portion of its quarterly meeting, July 28-29 in Baltimore, honing its strategic plan, a process that began in...
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Society News

The Orange Line in Los Angeles was ahead of its time in terms of sustainability features. PHOTO: Cris Liban
August 11, 2017

The challenge of building a system of sustainable infrastructure is a dense one, a diverse blend of considerations and stakeholders. ASCE Fellow Cris Liban, D.Env., P.E., ENV SP, the Los Angeles...
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Society News

Ryan Condol takes to the white board for a session during the 2017 Younger Member Leadership Symposium. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
August 10, 2017

Set a bunch of ASCE’s best and brightest younger members loose on the National Mall in Washington, DC, and what are they going to do? Form a human pyramid. Of course. They are civil engineers,...
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Society News

Marci Rossell
August 4, 2017

Money makes the civil engineering world go 'round. This much we know. So, it’s probably wise to listen to Marci Rossell, Ph.D., former chief economist for CNBC with experience in both the...
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Society News

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August 4, 2017

The ASCE Board of Direction voted unanimously at its July meeting to adopt new language in the Society’s Code of Ethics that expresses a professional obligation to provide fair and equal treatment...
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Society News

Landmarks WEB FEAT
July 25, 2017

Many ASCE members are making civil engineering history and heritage part of their vacation plans this summer. In celebration of the Visit ASCE Landmarks campaign, Society members have been posting...
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Society News

Kemper
July 20, 2017

For now, Robin Kemper has the rather cumbersome title of ASCE President-Elect-Elect. It’ll get streamlined this fall when she assumes the role of 2018 President-Elect at the ASCE 2017 Convention...
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Society News

EMI President and 2017 Conference Co-Chair J.S. Chen presents Stanford Ph.D. candidate Emma Lejeune as the winner of the conference's computational mechanics student poster competition.
July 14, 2017

You wouldn’t blame Emma Lejeune if she conjured up the entire conversation in her imagination. Lots of long hours alone in the office staring at computer screens and your mind starts playing...
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Society News

The 2017 Innovation Contest featured a Civil Engineering Shark Tank 101 panel discussion.
June 29, 2017

The brilliant minds behind this year’s ASCE Innovation Contest winners are now trying to solve their biggest challenge – how to win over investors. It’s a harsh reality, but having a...
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