Society News

April 1, 2014

Michel C. Boufadel, Ph.D., P.E., P.Hydro., F.ASCE, who has investigated the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the New Jersey shorelines using an engineering/ecosystem approach,…Read More >>

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March 28, 2014

With the increasing complexity of the world today, the rapid pace of change, and the globalization of the civil engineering profession, leadership and management competence are more important than ever for civil engineers. Recognizing this, ASCE…Read More >>

March 28, 2014

The ASCE Board of Direction met in Arlington, Virginia, March 21-22 and discussed several key Society initiatives important to the future of civil engineering. Among the significant items on the Board’s agenda were strategic dialogues with…Read More >>

March 24, 2014

At its annual Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) gala, held March 20 in Arlington, Virginia, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, ASCE paid tribute to 5 eminent engineers who have made a career out…Read More >>

ASCE OPAL Gala 2014
March 24, 2014

The largest civil works design-build project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ history, the $1.35 billion Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier, was named the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA)…Read More >>

March 24, 2014

Larry E. Whaley, P.E., F.ASCE, president of Cardno Haynes Whaley, has been elected an ASCE Fellow. One of the founding members of Haynes Whaley Associates in 1976, the firm, now called Cardno Haynes Whaley, today…Read More >>

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March 24, 2014

Thomas Sputo, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, president of Gainesville, Florida-headquartered Sputo and Lammert Engineering, LLC, and technical director of the Steel Deck Institute, has recently been elected an ASCE Fellow. A senior lecturer at the…Read More >>

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March 21, 2014

Mark W. Woodson, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, has been declared the official nominee for the position of 2015 ASCE president-elect. ASCE’s election, which will also include Region directors and Region governors, begins on June 15 and…Read More >>

March 18, 2014

Said Iravani, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, who has been involved with professional engineering societies and associations since 1985 and has always volunteered his time and experiences in advancing the engineering causes both within the profession and…Read More >>

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ASCE President Randall “Randy” S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, led a 7-day business trip to Australia and New Zealand. Pictured is the Sydney Harbor Bridge. Photo Credit: Meggan Maughan-Brown
March 18, 2014

As society moves farther into the 21st Century, the civil engineering profession is becoming an increasingly global enterprise where engineers must become acutely aware of such international issues as climate change, sustainability, aging infrastructure, energy and water…Read More >>