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Family Day is an annual Engineers Week tradition.
February 22, 2018

Engineers Week 2018 is well underway, with a theme this year of Engineers: Inspiring Wonder. It’s always an exciting week for ASCE members. ASCE celebrated its 2018 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professionals. Members of the…Read More >>

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February 22, 2018

Mark Perniconi puts it well: “Innovation is progress.” Perniconi, P.E., M.ASCE, the executive director for the Charles Pankow Foundation, is serving as the chief judge for ASCE’s 2018 Innovation Contest, a competition that is all…Read More >>

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February 22, 2018

ASCE has a new goal for 2018: placing a DVD copy of the acclaimed documentary Dream Big: Engineering Our World in every U.S. public school. Placing the film with a toolkit of educational resources in every school…Read More >>

Kids test paper towers against winds from a box fan in the Windy City Tower activity.
February 22, 2018

What is engineering? Look around you; it’s everywhere. The built world we live in is made possible by engineers who see challenges as opportunities and turn ideas into reality. To encourage an interest in the…Read More >>

February 21, 2018

Jaffer Almosawy is everywhere. Okay, maybe not literally everywhere. But he’s getting pretty close to ASCE ubiquity. He’s in the nation’s capital at the ASCE Legislative Fly-In. He’s presenting at an ASCE Board of Direction…Read More >>

February 21, 2018

Money was tight for Fernando Ceballos growing up in Brownsville, Texas, a city on the Rio Grande River right at the southernmost tip of the state. At home, it was just him, his mom, and…Read More >>

February 21, 2018

Jessica Chen probably isn’t going to talk to you about how good the Los Angeles Rams defensive line was last season. Truth be told, she doesn’t much care. She can, however, carry on a far…Read More >>

February 21, 2018

For Sarah McEwen, it was almost too good to be true. She moves to Jackson, Mississippi, to start her career as a water resources engineer, and what does she find? A detailed replica of the…Read More >>

February 21, 2018

Neeraj Kumar Sharma’s passport is running out of pages. He’s got too many stamps. Sharma’s civil engineering career and his penchant for travelling has taken him to 25 different countries (and counting) in six years,…Read More >>

February 21, 2018

For some people, an address represents merely where they live. For Ruwanka Purasinghe, it’s who he is. Purasinghe is Los Angeles to his core. “I was born and raised in L.A., so I have a…Read More >>