Society News

February 1, 2013

WILLIAM “BILL” BYERS, P.E., F.ASCE, who worked in the rail industry for more than 50 years, passed away on December 21 at the age of 84. Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1928, Byers obtained…Read More >>

During their Thanksgiving relief drive, 25 students from the ASCE chapter at the New York City College of Technology raised more than $250 and collected hundreds of items for residents of Breezy Point, a community in Queens that was badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy
January 17, 2013

A total of 25 students from the ASCE student chapter at the New York City College of Technology, which is located in Brooklyn and is part of the City University of New York, helped make…Read More >>

January 17, 2013

On December 12 ASCE signed a memorandum of understanding with the Office of Water within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and with the Water Environment Federation and the American Society of Landscape Architects to…Read More >>

January 17, 2013

ASCE recently received two grants from the United Engineering Foundation (UEF) totaling $125,000. The first grant, which is for $25,000, will be used to produce a webinar this year that will be entitled “Bridging the…Read More >>

Twenty-two officials from China’s Ministry of Water Resources visited ASCE’s headquarters, in Reston, Virginia, for a daylong meeting on December 6
January 17, 2013

A delegation of 22 high-ranking officials from China’s Ministry of Water Resources visited ASCE’s headquarters, in Reston, Virginia, on December 6 to gain a better understanding of U.S. policies and practices and to offer information…Read More >>

January 17, 2013

Finding and nurturing future leaders are a primary concern for any organization and, indeed, for any profession. ASCE offers assistance in this regard by calling attention to younger individuals possessing extraordinary talent and ability. In…Read More >>

January 16, 2013

As a preface to ASCE’s 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, which will be released on March 19, the Society unveiled during a teleconference on January 15 its fifth and final report in the Failure…Read More >>

January 16, 2013

Sasaki Appointed to California Building Standards Commission California’s governor, Edmund G. Brown, Jr. (D), appointed KENT K. SASAKI, P.E., S.E., M.ASCE, the principal and San Francisco unit manager of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., headquartered…Read More >>

January 15, 2013

On behalf of the ASCE Foundation, I would like to thank each and every donor who contributed in 2012. Our generous and loyal supporters make ASCE’s programs truly extraordinary. The foundation’s donors have helped to…Read More >>

January 3, 2013

Three individuals have declared themselves as candidates for nomination for the office of ASCE president-elect in this year’s elections: ANTHONY M. PUNTIN, P.E., F.ASCE, ROBERT D. STEVENS, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, and MARK W. WOODSON, P.E.,…Read More >>