Society News

June 3, 2014

Douglas J. Sereno, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, is the director of Program Management with the Port of Long Beach (California), and his 27-year professional career has focused on program management – almost exclusively on the…Read More >>

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June 3, 2014

Amar A. Chaker, Ph.D., F.AEI, F.ASCE, is director of ASCE’s Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI), whose mission has been to serve the engineering community through the development and application of engineering mechanics. Director of EMI since its…Read More >>

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Theresa Harrison, P.E., EVN SP, M.ASCE, left, began her year-long ASCE Congressional Fellowship in the office of New York Senator Charles E. Schumer on January 6. Photo Credit: Theresa Harrison
June 2, 2014

The first thing ASCE’s newest Congressional Fellow, Theresa Harrison, P.E., EVN SP, M.ASCE, learned about working in a Senator’s office is just how fast-paced an environment it is. “I started on January 6 this year,” recalled…Read More >>

May 29, 2014

Last year, through ASCE’s Annual Issues Survey, Society members ranked several issues of importance to the civil engineering profession and ASCE listened. On May 22, the U.S. Senate passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act…Read More >>

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May 28, 2014

Otto R. González-Blanco, P.E., F.ASCE, ACTAR, is a forensic structural-hydraulic engineer who began his consulting practice, Ph C Engineering Consultants, in 1977 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. His company, which has been in business for 37 years,…Read More >>

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May 28, 2014

John Findlay Wallace and John Frank Stevens had 2 things in common: both men served as chief engineer of the original Panama Canal construction project, and both served a term as president of ASCE – Wallace…Read More >>

University of California, Davis won the 23rd Annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC), hosted by the University of Akron’s College of Engineering, May 23-24 in Akron, Ohio. Photo Credit: University of Akron
May 28, 2014

After finishing third in the competition last year, the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) returned this year to win the 23rd Annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC), hosted by the University of…Read More >>

May 27, 2014

The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority (JCMUA) Division of Engineering, in May, issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for professional engineering services for Urban Coastal Defense and Storm Water Mitigation System that requires submitted proposals…Read More >>

May 22, 2014

ASCE has determined the winners of a number of its awards for 2014. As of May 20, the following outstanding individuals have been named.  Glenn R. Bell, P.E., S.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, is the recipient of the Edmund…Read More >>

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May 22, 2014

Glenn R. Bell, P.E., S.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, is the recipient of the Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award for service to the Society through exemplary practice of engineering, enhancement of professional practice through leadership and professional societies,…Read More >>

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