Society News

March 18, 2013

To help spread the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure’s message far and wide, for the first time it is available anytime, anywhere as a free digital interactive “app” optimized for smartphones and tablets. With…Read More >>

March 14, 2013

Civil engineering has been an aspect of life since the beginnings of human existence. Historians believe that the first documented engineer was Imhotep, who around 2550 BC built a famous stepped pyramid at Saqqara Necropolis….Read More >>

ASCE President Gregory E. DiLoreto presents St. Louis Section Treasurer Michael T. Buechter and St. Louis Section Secretary Matt Harper with the Outstanding Section and Branch Award
March 13, 2013

At each of its three Regional Leadership Conferences this winter, ASCE bestowed awards, honors, and well-deserved accolades for outstanding achievements to many of its Sections, Branches, and members in the areas of diversity and inclusion,…Read More >>

March 13, 2013

Vermont Society of Professional Engineers Names Aldrich 2013 Engineer of the Year BRADLEY F. ALDRICH, P.E., F.ASCE, president of Aldrich + Elliott, PC, an Essex Junction, Vermont-headquartered water resources engineering firm, has been selected by…Read More >>

March 12, 2013

I am really excited to share with you the news that the latest edition of one of ASCE’s best known and most quoted publications, the Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, will be released on March…Read More >>

At the National Engineers Week Future City finals in Arlington, VA, Girl Scout Troop 2225 from Modesto, CA , won ASCE’s Most Innovative Design of Infrastructure Systems award
March 5, 2013

For their design of “Vintage Grove,” a sustainable city in the year 2150, Girl Scout Troop 2225 from Modesto, California, won ASCE’s Most Innovative Design of Infrastructure Systems award at the National Engineers Week Future…Read More >>

At the Grand Central Terminal Rededication Ceremony in New York City, ASCE President Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., F.ASCE, unveiled the ASCE Historic Civil Engineering Landmark plaque
March 5, 2013

Heralded by the West Point Brass and Percussion Band performing “Grand Central Centennial Fanfare,” a new piece commissioned for the occasion, the centennial celebration of New York City’s storied Grand Central Terminal kicked off on…Read More >>

Kris Nielsen
March 1, 2013

WILLIAM GENE CORLEY, Ph.D., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, one of the world’s foremost experts in analyzing buildings damaged by bombs, earthquakes, fire, and tornadoes, who led the ASCE/Structural Engineering Institute and FEMA assessment into the September…Read More >>

February 21, 2013

According to the World Water Council (WWC), an international organization that seeks to give the public a better understanding of water issues and foster governmental efforts to address critical water issues, more than 1 billion…Read More >>

ASCE sent a reconnaissance team was sent to New York City after Hurricane Sandy to assess the performance of various buildings
February 21, 2013

In December and January the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) sent a reconnaissance team to the southern end of the New York City borough of Manhattan to investigate and document the performance of several buildings affected…Read More >>