Catherine Ort-Mabry

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UESIFeatured
July 22, 2015

On July 18, the ASCE Board of Direction approved establishment of a new institute focusing on utility engineering and surveying – the Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute. When fully...
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June 18, 2015

Balancing future needs for engineered infrastructure with the risks posed by the effects of climate change on long-term engineering projects is a dilemma for civil engineers according to a new...
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June 18, 2015

Leon R. Grant III, preengineering teacher and advisor for the Marietta High School Civil Engineering Club, Marietta, Georgia, received one of three 2015 DiscoverE Educator Awards at a ceremony held...
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Photo: courtesy Daene McKinney, http://www.caee.utexas.edu/prof/mckinney/research/nepal.html
June 12, 2015

The April 25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and leveled much of Kathmandu also devastated Nepal’s remote mountain villages. Massive landslides wiped out entire villages, rivers were...
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June 4, 2015

ASCE’s Architectural Engineering Institute recently honored 10 top high-performance buildings and 6 outstanding student designs at its recent conference. HGA Architects & Engineers (HGA) and...
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June 4, 2015

Fred Kulhawy, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., Dist.M.ASCE, passed away May 12 at 71. Dr. Kulhawy was an eminent civil engineering educator, researcher, and practitioner recognized for his significant...
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MatteiPresElect16
June 3, 2015

ASCE's 2016 president-elect elect is Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, M.COPRI, M.ASCE, chosen by a majority of Society members in a month-long officers election that concluded June 1....
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UF's winning bridge swings into actin.  Photo:  T. Bart Quimby
May 28, 2015

  Ka–chunk. That’s the sound of a failing bridge, one you do not want to hear during the finals of the annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC). Of the 47...
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May 28, 2015

Civil engineers from around the world will come to New York City Oct. 11-14 for the ASCE 2015 Convention, and excitement is building for the opportunity to hear from a variety of thought-provoking...
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May 22, 2015

The Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing an economic guide to help communities build a business case for disaster resilience investment.  The...
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