Society News

January 22, 2014

David T. Biggs, P.E., S.E, Hon. TMS., F.SEI, F.ACI, Dist. M.ASCE, principal of Troy, New York-headquartered Biggs Consulting Engineering PLLC, was recently awarded the 2013 Paul Haller Structural Design Award from The Masonry Society. The…Read More >>

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The 10 students selected as this year’s New Faces of Civil Engineering—College Edition achieved academic success and made a commitment to community involvement. Racheal Cooley, a student at University of South Alabama and a member of the school’s Concrete Canoe team helps place the concrete for her school's canoe for the Concrete Canoe Competition at the ASCE Southeast Regional Conference. Photo Credit: Racheal Cooley
January 22, 2014

As we move further into the 21st century, civil engineers continue to evolve to meet the challenges of the future, including access to clean water for a growing population, aging infrastructure that is need of repair and…Read More >>

January 17, 2014

This is the third in a series to introduce ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering 2014. Today’s civil engineers confront the challenge of mixing creativity, science, and knowledge; something that not everyone can do. Today, read about Lanelle…Read More >>

January 16, 2014

William T. Weir, IV, P.E., M.ASCE, a Life Member of ASCE since 1986, and charter president of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors from 1969 to 1971, passed away on December 30 at the age of…Read More >>

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January 16, 2014

Adil Minoo Godiwalla, P.E., M.ASCE, an airport design expert, who for over 35 years was the assistant director at the City of Houston, Texas, passed away on December 16 at the age of 71. On…Read More >>

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January 14, 2014

This is the second in a series to introduce ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering 2014. Among other things, civil engineers design and supervise large construction projects, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems…Read More >>

January 14, 2014

William “Bill” F. Blank, Sr., P.E., LS, F.ASCE, who founded the engineering firm Blank and Wesselink & Associates in 1965, where he served as president, CEO, and chairman emeritus, passed away on November 26 at…Read More >>

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January 14, 2014

Johannes Joost “Joe” DeVries, PhD, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE, a world-renowned hydrologic engineer and highly esteemed professor, whose civil engineering career spanned 50 years in the fields of hydraulic engineering, irrigation system analysis, and hydrology, passed…Read More >>

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January 10, 2014

This is the first profile in a series to introduce ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering 2014. Designers of the next bridge, skyscraper, or wastewater treatment plant, they are the leaders of tomorrow. Today, read about Eset…Read More >>

January 6, 2014

Once again, ASCE achieved a significant milestone in its program to advance the principles of sustainable development when our headquarters building in Reston, Virginia, recently received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyai??i??s 2013 Energy Star. The…Read More >>