Thomas Smith III
Thomas Smith III

Tom Smith serves as the Society's executive director. A dedicated member of the American Society of Civil Engineers for more than 25 years and a civil engineer by training and education, Tom also holds a law degree. Before joining ASCE in 1997 as the association’s general counsel, he practiced law with a focus on land use issues.

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November 4, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith Thanksgiving in the United States is the day most of us like to be around family and...
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October 7, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith ASCE’s Raise the Bar initiative is straightforward: align civil engineering education...
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September 1, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith Each spring the Construction Institute holds Student Days to bring top engineering...
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August 3, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” –...
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July 2, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith Our thoughts turn this month to the brave colonists who risked their lives and fortunes to...
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testing the load
June 2, 2015

ASCE Executive Director, Tom Smith The Kansas City Convention Center may be like the convention center in your town: a big,...
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May 4, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith Across this country, the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of...
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April 8, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith The first quarter of the year began with the opportunity to work with leaders from our...
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March 2, 2015

ASCE Executive Director, Tom Smith As a global civil engineering society, ASCE frequently advocates the need for diversity...
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February 4, 2015

ASCE Executive Director, Tom Smith As part of ASCE’s Global Strategy, President Bob Stevens and I will travel to India...
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