Society News

October 6, 2014

Dustin Cole, P.E., M.ASCE, vice-president of engineering/drafting and technical standards for NCI Building Systems, has been recognized by the National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA) with its Robert Cornforth award for exceptional dedication and exemplary…Read More >>

Robert G. Traver, chair of ASCE’s Task Committee on Flood Safety Practices addresses the media with the findings of the Flood Risk Management, Call for a National Strategy report. Photo Credit: Barbara Whitten
October 3, 2014

Among the greatest challenges the U.S. faces today is recognizing the magnitude of risk posed by flooding and motivating the public and decision makers to make the investments required to reduce that risk. In light…Read More >>

October 2, 2014

Patrick J. Natale, P.E., CAE, F.ASCE, who will be stepping down as ASCE executive director on December 31, has announced that he will be joining Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) as vice president of Business Strategies, beginning…Read More >>

September 30, 2014

Thomas D. O’Rourke, Ph.D., Hon.D.GE., FREng, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering at Cornell University, has been elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering as an International Fellow. O’Rourke, who this year became a…Read More >>

September 29, 2014

Jie Han, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, is a professor at Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Kansas. Han’s research and practical experiences have dealt with geosynthetics, ground improvement, pile foundations, buried…Read More >>

September 29, 2014

Andrew “Andy” Kirk Phelps, P.E., F.ASCE, BCEE, is principal vice president and global manager of Operations for Bechtel Mining & Metals and has more than 35 years’ experience in civil and environmental projects. An eight-time…Read More >>

Photo Credit: Freese and Nichols, Inc.
September 29, 2014

This is the fifth of a series about the five finalists for ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) awards. Established in 1960, the OCEA Award recognizes a project that makes a significant contribution to both…Read More >>

September 26, 2014

Daniel A. Cuoco, P.E., F.ASCE, former president and CEO of Thornton Tomasetti Inc., who led the World Trade Center structural engineering disaster response team in the assessment of buildings in the immediate collapse area following…Read More >>

September 26, 2014

Four Society members have been honored as recipients of ASCE awards for their dedicated service to the civil engineering profession. Donald H. Gray, M.ASCE, received the Ralph B. Peck Award for developing new methodologies, design…Read More >>

September 26, 2014

Donald A. Bruce, Ph.D., D.GE., M.ASCE, is the recipient of the Karl Terzaghi Lecture for his passion and insight in shaping the way we solve practical problems in the geodesign industry, and by expanding our…Read More >>