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Who will join the 2018 Cal Poly SLO team in the lineage of national concrete canoe champs?
June 20, 2018

It’s almost time for the America’s Cup of Civil Engineering: the National Concrete Canoe Competition. San Diego State University hosts the 2018 nationals this weekend, June 23-25. To get you prepared for the competition, here’s…Read More >>

father's day 2018
June 15, 2018

Marcellus and Linda Pitts are not the kind of parents to force their children to be interested in something or tell them what profession to pursue for their careers. That doesn’t mean Marcellus didn’t make…Read More >>

June 7, 2018

The ASCE Dream Big DVD campaign is sweeping the nation, but the clock is ticking. ASCE members can give $5 to place a Dream Big educational toolkit in the school of their choice. The $5…Read More >>

June 5, 2018

Kancheepuram “Guna” N. Gunalan has been elected ASCE’s 2019 President-Elect by a majority of voting Society members, following a month-long election that closed June 1. “I’m humbled and honored by the opportunity I’ve been offered…Read More >>

June 1, 2018

Each year, the Los Angeles Younger Member Forum hosts a Student Night and Job Fair event. The signature event draws hundreds of guests, including students, career representatives, and young professionals for a night of networking…Read More >>

Matt Baldino AKA Matty Light works on Lafayette College's national championship steel bridge. PHOTO: ASCE Foundation
May 31, 2018

The Lafayette College steel bridge team turned heads at the 2018 nationals this year with their speed, their ingenuity, their teamwork, their… rain gutters? Easton, PA-based Lafayette took first place in the overall standings at…Read More >>

Fellow Shield WEB FEAT
May 30, 2018

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow…Read More >>

Dirk Ahlborn, chief executive officer of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc., will serve as the keynote speaker at the ASCE 2018 Convention. PHOTO: HTT
May 29, 2018

Dirk Ahlborn has his finger on the pulse of civil engineering’s future. As chief executive officer of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc., Ahlborn is helping to shape the future of transportation infrastructure. And as the founder…Read More >>

2018 Innovation Contest logo WEB FEAT
May 17, 2018

The third annual edition makes it nearly a tradition. Each spring, the ASCE Innovation Contest spotlights creative, talented engineers and their brilliant new ideas. The 2018 crop of winners features an impressive group of future-focused…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith, left, talks with author J.D. Vance and Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola during a panel discussion at the Infrastructure Week DC Kickoff Event. PHOTO: Joy Asico/AP Images for Infrastructure Week
May 17, 2018

The D-plus grade outlined in last year’s Infrastructure Report Card is no easy fix. Fortunately, Infrastructure Week 2018 shows that ASCE has plenty of partners eager to take on the challenge. “I’m energized by everybody’s…Read More >>