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Jorge L. Quijano, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority gives his keynote address. Photo Credit: David Hathcox
October 9, 2014

Against the backdrop of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, ASCE kicked off its Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, in grand style by hearing from Jorge...
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Robert G. Traver, chair of ASCE’s Task Committee on Flood Safety Practices addresses the media with the findings of the Flood Risk Management, Call for a National Strategy report. Photo Credit: Barbara Whitten
October 3, 2014

Among the greatest challenges the U.S. faces today is recognizing the magnitude of risk posed by flooding and motivating the public and decision makers to make the investments required to reduce that...
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Technical Notes

October 2, 2014

ASCE is seeking comments on the update to Standard ASCE/EWRI 39 Guidelines for Operational Hail Suppression Programs. The public comment period will be open through November 1, 2014. The intent of...
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Sustainable Engineering

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September 22, 2014

The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) of North Central Texas has earned an Envision Silver award for its Line J, Section 1 Pipeline project, a 2-mile, 108-inch diameter pipeline that delivers...
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Sustainable Engineering

September 8, 2014

Lt. Col. William Thomas Johnson Jr., USAF (Ret.), D.Eng., P.E., M.ASCE, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam, who was involved in the construction of many of the prominent buildings...
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Sustainable Engineering

September 8, 2014

William E. Manz, P.E., F.ASCE, recently retired as a senior vice president of St. Louis, Missouri–headquartered William Tao & Associates, Consulting Engineers. Manz, who started his...
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Sustainable Engineering

September 8, 2014

George P. Kelley, P.E., M.ASCE, is managing principal and CEO of Akron, Ohio–headquartered Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc., and has been with the firm since it was formed in...
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Society News

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August 26, 2014

The ASCE Board of Direction has selected Thomas W. Smith III, ENV SP, CAE, M.ASCE, as the next executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Smith,...
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Society News

August 25, 2014

Joseph M. Viola, P.E., LEED AP, F.ASCE, is NY practice lead for North Vancouver, Canada-headquartered, Buckland & Taylor Ltd., where he started the firm’s new office in New York City. In...
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Society News

August 25, 2014

M. Hesham El Naggar, Ph.D., P.Eng., M. CSCE, F.EIC, F.ASCE, professor of Geotechnical Engineering and associate dean of Engineering at Western University, Canada, has more than 30 years of experience...
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