Society News

Before becoming Director of Program Management with the Port of Long Beach’s Program Management Division, Douglas J. Sereno, P.E., ENV-SP, M.ASCE, worked over 15 years as a mechanic. Photo credit: Douglas J. Sereno
December 20, 2013

In 1975, when the Ford tractor dealership in Southern California needed a master mechanic to maintain and repair its  fleet of backhoe loaders, skip loaders, Bobcats, trenchers, or Caterpillars, they hired a young man who…Read More >>

December 16, 2013

Roger W. Sheridan, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, considered the oldest current serving mayor in the U.S., and who as a civil engineer worked on airports, seaports, dry docks, dams, and highways in 32 countries around the…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

Fred H. Kulhawy, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., Dist.M.ASCE, is the recipient of ASCE’s Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award, for his significant contributions to analysis and design of deep and shallow foundations, for many well-documented studies of…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

Chadi El Mohtar, D.Eng., A.M.ASCE, is the recipient of ASCE’s Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award for his contributions in pore fluid engineering and the flow of viscous suspensions through porous media in ground improvement applications. Assistant…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

 Catherine A. Leslie, P.E., F.ASCE, is the recipient of the ASCE Presidents’ Award for her leadership of Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) and her dedication to community-driven development programs to build sustainable engineering projects in…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

 Carlos S. Ospina, NAE, Hon.M.ASCE, considered by his countryman to be “the father of engineering consultants in Colombia,” passed away on October 19 at the age of 93. Born June 27, 1920, in Bitaco, Columbia,…Read More >>

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December 6, 2013

Read ASCE Executive Director Pat Natale’s latest ASCE: Working for You column so you can find out how to be part of history by attending the Society’s annual conference next year in Panama, consider making a…Read More >>

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December 6, 2013

Here is your chance to make history with ASCE. Since its opening in 1914, more than 1 million ships have transited the Panama Canal, accounting for roughly 5% of the worldai??i??s annual trade. The Panama…Read More >>

December 5, 2013

Colin B. Brown, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, professor emeritus of Civil Engineering at the University of Washington, former president of ASCE’s Seattle Section, and known by his peers as a pioneer in the areas of safety,…Read More >>

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December 3, 2013

David Wahlstrom, J.D., F.ASCE, professor emeritus at the University of Houston, where he led their Construction Management program, passed away on November 8 at the age of 71. Born in Hendricks, Minnesota, on April 17,…Read More >>

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