Perspectives

October 8, 2012

The new school year is well on its way, and a significant number of you all over the country are looking for ways to reach out and share information with kids about the challenges, excitement…Read More >>

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October 3, 2012

I have been talking about the need to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure for years now. As a structural engineer whose career has focused on bridges, my emphasis has been on surface transportation needs. The release…Read More >>

July 25, 2012

As a civil engineer, you probably follow local media coverage of infrastructure and related topics of concern to the profession, or at least sit up and take notice when there is such coverage. Do those…Read More >>

June 22, 2012

As I write this, I’m in Dusseldorf, Germany, about to wrap up a series of fascinating, enlightening meetings with our engineering peers in Europe. Executive Director Pat Natale and I have been exposed to a…Read More >>

June 1, 2012

If you caught any of the cheap cialis 20mg news coverage of the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary celebrations last week, I hope you felt some pride and excitement. Pride, even if you had nothing…Read More >>

May 21, 2012

I recently had the honor of serving as chair of the two-day 2012 Triennial Conference that brought together representatives of ASCE, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and Britain’s Institution of Civil Engineers to discuss…Read More >>

March 27, 2012

Last week in Washington, D.C., it was my privilege to meet more than 160 ASCE members order generic cialis who considered getting the message of cialis price infrastructure investment to Congress so important, they came…Read More >>

March 12, 2012

I’m back from a trip to Spain in my official capacity as ASCE President, and as these pictures will attest, I saw examples of civil engineering at its most resilient, and at the cutting edge….Read More >>

February 9, 2012

On an official ASCE President’s trip last week to the University of Michigan, I had a great experience meeting the inspiring civil engineering students there and touring the university’s labs. There, I was exposed to…Read More >>

January 19, 2012

I don’t need to tell you that ASCE has been working hard to persuade lawmakers at the federal, state and local levels of the urgency to invest in overhauling the nation’s aging  infrastructure. I have…Read More >>