Society News

January 30, 2015

Marcellinus J. F. Stive, Ph.D., is the recipient of the International Coastal Engineering Award for his innovative research and educational contributions to the field of coastal engineering and for his public service to his own…Read More >>

January 30, 2015

George Tchobanoglous, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, NAE, is the recipient of the Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecture for his efforts as an educator, his research on wastewater treatment technologies, and his 500 technical…Read More >>

January 30, 2015

Daniel L. Thomas, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, is the recipient of the Royce J. Tipton Award for substantial contributions to the advancement of irrigation and drainage practices, improvement of water quality, and instrumentation for data…Read More >>

January 30, 2015

Jeanne M. VanBriesen, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, is the recipient of the Margaret S. Petersen Award for her technical achievements, ASCE leadership, and commitment to mentoring women pursuing engineering careers that mirror the ideals the award’s…Read More >>

January 27, 2015

Leland Jasper Walker, P.E., Pres.77.ASCE, the first geotechnical engineer elected ASCE president and founder of Northern Testing Laboratories (later Northern Engineering and Testing), a geotechnical consulting firm, passed away on December 31 at the age of…Read More >>

January 27, 2015

Ahmad Malekpour, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE and Bryan W. Karney, P.E., M.ASCE, are the recipients of the J.C. Stevens Award for their discussion of “Pressure surges following sudden air pocket entrapment in storm-water tunnels,”  which was published…Read More >>

January 26, 2015

Chyan-Deng Jan, P.E., C.Eng., F.ASCE, is a professor of the Department of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering and director of the Ecological Soil and Water Conservation Research Center at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU). Currently…Read More >>

January 26, 2015

Ernie Heymsfield, Ph.D., F.ASCE, is a tenured associate professor at the University of Arkansas, where he has been teaching and conducting research as a faculty member for 18 years. Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked…Read More >>

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January 22, 2015

In her book, The 21st Century Engineer, past ASCE president Patricia D. Galloway, Ph.D., P.E., Pres.04.ASCE, writes, “Change is constant in society and engineering helps drive change and is driven by it.” As the civil engineering…Read More >>

January 21, 2015

George W. Black, Jr., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, whose expertise and leadership in the area of transportation engineering and highway safety led to his service as the first practicing highway engineer to be appointed and confirmed as…Read More >>