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March 2, 2015

Hamid Moradkhani, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE., F.ASCE, is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a fellow, at the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University (PSU). In addition, he is…Read More >>

February 27, 2015

During National Engineers Week (EWeek), scheduled Feb. 23-28 this year, many ASCE Sections, Branches, student chapters and members observed the celebration with a series of events. Those included everything from organizing Popsicle Bridge Contests, hosting an…Read More >>

February 27, 2015

As part of its commitment to developing and implementing a more comprehensive, integrated, and strategic focus on diversity and inclusion in the workplace and within the civil engineering profession, ASCE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…Read More >>

February 26, 2015

Designed by AECOM and Hugh Broughton Architects, the Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, launched in February 2013, is the first fully relocatable arctic research station in the world. The futuristic, $43 million state-of-the-art research facility is segmented into 8 modules, each sitting atop ski-fitted, hydraulic legs designed to cope with rising snow.

February 23, 2015

Steven D. Thorne, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, is a principal with Terracon Consultants, Inc., and manager of their New Jersey office. He has over 30 years of engineering experience involving the planning, supervision, management, and/or review…Read More >>

February 23, 2015

Rudolph Bonaparte, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE., F.ASCE, NAE, is president and CEO of Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., and under his nearly two decades’ leadership the firm has grown to over 1,100 employees in more than 60 offices,…Read More >>

February 23, 2015

ASCE proudly welcomes Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor, LLC (PS&S) as our latest Partner, providing PS&S with valuable networking and business development opportunities, resources, and top-quality training courses. PS&S joins many other well-known organizations, such as…Read More >>

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ASCE President Robert D. Stevens (top left) presents Harding Middle School students, teacher Shannon Haas (bottom right), and volunteer mentor Gary Bishop (top right) with ASCE's Most Innovative Design of Infrastructure award. Photo Credit: DiscoverE
February 19, 2015

Designing a futuristic city that incorporates a sustainable engineering system to help grow crops in urban settings to better feed the community earned 3 students from the Harding Middle School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this year’s…Read More >>

February 18, 2015

Yan Xiao, P.E., F.ASCE, is an internationally renowned scholar in structural engineering who has developed several types of transversely confined structural columns with significantly improved seismic performance. Xiao, who pioneered the award-winning technology of GluBam,…Read More >>

February 18, 2015

Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, is the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean and a professor of civil engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, in the University of Houston. His research interests are in modeling…Read More >>