Society News

October 31, 2014

Joshua B. Kardon, PhD, SE, F.ASCE, owner and principal engineer of Berkeley, California–based Joshua B. Kardon + Company Structural Engineers, which he founded in 1978, is a licensed or registered structural engineer in 8 states…Read More >>

October 27, 2014

At ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, P.E., M.ASCE, the 53rd chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was the special guest…Read More >>

October 24, 2014

Past ASCE President, Andrew W. Herrmann, P.E. SECB, F.SEI, Pres.12.ASCE, principal at Hardesty & Hanover, LLC, was named the winner of the Engineering News-Record New York’s inaugural Legacy Award. Presented annually by Engineering News-Record (ENR) regional…Read More >>

October 20, 2014

“Every professional goes through a maturation process that shapes their approach to the challenges they face daily,” Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Merdith W. B. Temple, P.E., PMP, F.ASCE, told the attendees of the ASCE/EWB-USA Leadership and…Read More >>

October 17, 2014

At its October 5-6 meeting at the ASCE annual conference, in Panama, the ASCE Board of Direction took action on several important engineering licensure issues, including early taking of the PE exam, while also hearing…Read More >>

October 14, 2014

Many  ASCE members – myself included – share a passion for promoting our profession to the next generation. Each year, the Structural Engineering Institute partners with the National Council of Structural Engineers to produce a…Read More >>

October 13, 2014

Muhammad Najib Hadi, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, is associate professor of structural engineering at the School of Civil, Mining, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wollongong in Australia. Hadi, who received a bachelor’s degree (1977) and…Read More >>

October 13, 2014

Todd Matia gave his freshman class at Sand Creek High School an unusual back-to-school assignment: redesign their desks. The desks are big and bulky, take up a lot of room, are difficult to move, and not…Read More >>

October 13, 2014

Gregory R. Fischer, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, is a senior vice-president at Shannon & Wilson, Inc., with over 28 years of geotechnical and civil engineering experience. Fischer, who has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in civil…Read More >>

October 10, 2014

To conclude the week of exciting Panama Canal tours and valuable educational sessions for the practicing civil engineer, attendees at ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference rounded out their experience with the third and final Distinguished Lecture,…Read More >>