Society News

The Tongji University concrete canoe team conducts a floating test of the newly casted canoe.
January 17, 2017

Throughout the next few months, ASCE News is going to check in with different concrete canoe teams from around the world for updates and perspectives from the front lines of one of the Society’s most…Read More >>

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Awards WEB FEAT
January 17, 2017

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Giuseppe Buscarnera – 2017 Arthur Casagrande Professional…Read More >>

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January 13, 2017

ASCE has honored Ron Singh, R.L.S., M.ASCE, with the 2017 Surveying and Mapping Award for his detailed vision of the future as the Chief of Surveys for the Oregon Department of Transportation, where he helped…Read More >>

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January 13, 2017

ASCE has honored Jie Han, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, with the 2017 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award for his extraordinary contributions to the development of design and analysis methods for stone columns, column-supported embankments, geosynthetic…Read More >>

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January 13, 2017

ASCE has honored Charles M. Eastman, Aff.M.ASCE, with the 2017 Computing in Civil Engineering Award for his extraordinary leadership in the advancement of computing in civil engineering through academic research, project application, and Society service….Read More >>

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January 13, 2017

ASCE has honored Giuseppe Buscarnera, Ph.D., Aff.M.ASCE, with the 2017 Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award for his outstanding contributions to the modeling of instability and failure in multiphase porous materials. Buscarnera has a superior track…Read More >>

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January 13, 2017

Vernon Allen Wuensche, 66, active in the Texas Section and its Corpus Christi Branch, and a project designer for the city for more than three decades, died Dec. 25 at his home. Wuensche, P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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2018PresElectNoms
January 13, 2017

The official nominees for 2018 ASCE president-elect, as selected by the Society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Kancheepuram (Guna) N. Gunalan, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE., F.ASCE, and Robin A. Kemper, P.E., LEED AP, F.SEI, F.ASCE….Read More >>

Bruce Ellingwood is the 2017 OPAL Award winner in education.
January 12, 2017

Bruce Ellingwood has a plaque hanging in the study of his Colorado home. On it are the signatures of 33 Ph.D. students whom he has advised and mentored. “I think it’s the most treasured possession…Read More >>

NewFacesCollege2017a
January 12, 2017

Congratulations to ASCE’s 2017 class of New Faces of Civil Engineering – College. Make a mental note of the names of these 10 budding engineers. They’re already demonstrating the potential to lead the profession to…Read More >>