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2013 ASCE President Greg DiLoreto visited the striking Paldang Dam. He also presented Korean Society of Civil Engineering President Jongsung Sim with a plaque commemorating the visit
June 20, 2013

Speaking before 600 attendees at the Korean Institute of Construction Technology 30th Anniversary International Seminar, 2013 ASCE President Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., P.L.S., D.WRE, F.ASCE, described the potentially serious worldwide impact that climate change could…Read More >>

Cold Regions Conference
June 20, 2013

On March 15, the National Snow and Ice Data Center announced that the Arctic had reached the end of the freezing season and begun its thaw. The U.S. information and referral center in support of…Read More >>

A team of 30 students from the University of California, Berkeley won their 2nd straight ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC)
June 11, 2013

The weekend of May 31, residents of Washington State watched as engineers began erecting a temporary steel bridge over the Skagit River, to replace the 160-foot span of a 4-lane bridge that had collapsed a…Read More >>

ASCE/SEI sent an 8-member team to Moore, Oklahoma, to investigate “critical facilities” that either resisted or suffered significant damage from the estimated 200+ mph tornado winds
June 11, 2013

Eight days after an EF5 tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, an 8-member team from ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) visited the area to assess the performance of “critical facilities” that either resisted or suffered significant damage…Read More >>

June 1, 2013

ROALD “RALPH” HAESTAD ROALD “RALPH” HAESTAD, P.E., BCEE, F.ASCE, founder and chairman emeritus of Waterbury, Connecticut-headquartered Roald Haestad, Inc. (RHI), well known and highly regarded for its many significant public works engineering projects throughout New…Read More >>

June 1, 2013

Klotz Reappointed to Coastal Water Authority Board D. WAYNE KLOTZ, P.E., D.WRE, Pres.09.ASCE, president of Klotz Associates, has been reappointed by Houston Mayor Annise Parker to the Coastal Water Authority (CWA) board of directors. CWA…Read More >>

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For the second straight year, West Virginia high school students Aniket Zinzuwadia and Nick Bartusiak are winners of the West Point Bridge Design Contest sponsored by ASCE.
May 24, 2013

For virtually designing 2 bridges that could carry the design load at the lowest cost, West Virginia high school students Aniket Zinzuwadia and Nick Bartusiak captured the $10,000 first place scholarship prize at the 2013…Read More >>

Four officials from Tekna, Norway’s largest society of professionals, visited ASCE March 18-19 to sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the 2 organizations.
May 24, 2013

With the goal of promoting mutual cooperation and shared activities with ASCE, a delegation from Norway’s Tekna (Teknisk-naturvitenskapelig forening, Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals) visited ASCE March 18-19, during their trip to…Read More >>

May 24, 2013

After 100 years, Richard Woodruff, P.E., F.ASCE says he has finally found his niche as a civil engineer. Following a long and successful career building dams throughout Alabama, Woodruff, who turned 100 on March 22,…Read More >>

May 23, 2013

The American Society of Civil Engineers expresses its condolences to all affected by the stunning devastation unleashed by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., on Monday, May 20. According to leaders of ASCE’s Oklahoma Section…Read More >>