Society News

Image of the 2013 White House Champions of Change
May 16, 2013

“How many people in the course of their careers are acknowledged by the President of the United States for making a significant impact with what they do and then get the opportunity to actually sit…Read More >>

Aerial map of extreme weather, Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall in the area, Oct. 29, 2012
May 14, 2013

Sea level rise brought on by a changing climate and the increasing frequency of extreme storms have exposed metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. to both the long- and short-term threat of major flooding. In the…Read More >>

Chart indicating ASCE’s group on LinkedIn has grown steadily since mid-2008.
May 14, 2013

ASCE achieved a significant milestone in May when the Society’s LinkedIn group page passed the 100,000-member mark. The group page, which is growing at a pace of 200 to 300 new members a day, has…Read More >>

May 14, 2013

MARKUS J. BUEHLER MARKUS J. BUEHLER, Ph.D., Aff.M.ASCE, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was presented the 2013 Robert Lansing Hardy Award from the…Read More >>

Aerial view of some of the flood damage caused by Hurricane Sandy
May 7, 2013

One of the great challenges the U.S. faces today is recognizing the magnitude of risk posed by flooding and the difficulty of motivating the public and decision makers to make the investments required to reduce…Read More >>

May 7, 2013

Earning your professional engineer (P.E.) license is one of the most pivotal steps in your career, so make sure you are well prepared for this essential milestone by enrolling in an ASCE P.E. Exam Review…Read More >>

A team of students from the Stanford University were presented the ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the Environmental Protection Agency’s EPA P3 (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) Award Competition in Washington D.C., April 18-19
April 22, 2013

For designing a low-cost device to automatically disinfect water with chlorine before it flows into the homes of people in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a team of 5 students from Stanford University was awarded the ASCE Sustainable…Read More >>

Seventeen of the thirty eight civil engineers that were inducted as Diplomates in Geotechnical Engineering (D.GE) by ASCE’s Academy of Geo-Professionals
April 22, 2013

ASCE’s Academy of Geo-Professionals inducted 38 recipients of the Diplomate in Geotechnical Engineering (D.GE) certification at a ceremony at the 2013 Geo-Institute Congress in San Diego, California, on March 4. “I congratulate this class on…Read More >>

April 16, 2013

As we have moved into the 21st century, a core value for many public agencies and civil engineering firms is to be good stewards of their clients’ resources through delivering sustainable planning and design solutions….Read More >>

April 12, 2013

Society Selects 2013 Class of Distinguished Members The following outstanding individuals have been elected by the Society’s Board of Direction as Distinguished Members of ASCE. With the exception of ASCE President, the status of Distinguished…Read More >>