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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Menzer Pehlivan
February 12, 2016

Their high-rise building started shaking around 3 a.m. “We woke up, and I remember my mom pulling us out of the apartment,” said Menzer Pehlivan. “And I’m 13 years old, so I’m like,...
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Ruedas
February 12, 2016

Elizabeth Ruedas is working to make her name in the civil engineering field. She already has an audience lined up. Ruedas, EIT, ENV SP, A.M.ASCE, is a design engineer for CNC Engineering Inc. in...
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Matthew McCarty
February 12, 2016

Matthew McCarty claims he’s an introvert. The resume says otherwise. Through his work with ASCE and the Structural Engineering Institute, he has helped build a sense of community within...
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Katrina Myers' engineering work has taken her all around the world.
February 12, 2016

The children’s home was supposed to be a refuge. It was the place where children went to find safety and health. Except the home wasn’t safe, and the children weren’t healthy. Stagnant water...
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Koch
February 12, 2016

Growing up in the Karachay community within Clifton, NJ, most of Ece Fatima Koch’s friends and peers were first-generation Americans. The Karachay hail from the North Caucasus – a territory...
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Kyle Bareither
February 12, 2016

Want to get Kyle Bareither talking? Here are some suggested topics: deep-soil mixing, environmental remediation, in-situ bioremediation… or maybe even unconfined compression...
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Koprowski
February 12, 2016

She didn’t know it at the time, but Yung Koprowski’s engineering career started when her parents, Arlan and Koo Carroll, moved out to the country. “My father was an electrical engineer,”...
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Rajan Jha
February 12, 2016

It wasn’t Rajan Jha’s finest moment. “I hadn’t performed that great, I’m just being honest with you,” Jha remembers. Report card day at Delhi Public School in Korba,...
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Ariful Hasnat
February 12, 2016

Ariful Hasnat, Aff.M.ASCE, used to travel with his family from their Noakhali home in Bangladesh to the capitol city of Dhaka. Hasnat was only 7, but even then he wondered why it would take as...
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Ange Therese Akono works with a student.
February 12, 2016

Education has been a journey for Ange Therese Akono – both figuratively and literally. Her studies started in her home country of Cameroon, took her to the leading engineering school in France,...
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