Society News

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
August 10, 2017

At its very foundation, ASCE is an association of people coming together for the common purpose of advancing the civil engineer and the civil engineering profession. In doing so, ASCE’s diverse membership enables and protects…Read More >>

Marci Rossell
August 4, 2017

Money makes the civil engineering world go ’round. This much we know. So, it’s probably wise to listen to Marci Rossell, Ph.D., former chief economist for CNBC with experience in both the private (OppenheimerFunds) and…Read More >>

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August 4, 2017

The ASCE Board of Direction voted unanimously at its July meeting to adopt new language in the Society’s Code of Ethics that expresses a professional obligation to provide fair and equal treatment for all. The…Read More >>

Christopher "Shoots" Veis knows public speaking isn't necessarily a natural gift for many civil engineers.
August 3, 2017

Speaking in front of groups doesn’t come naturally to most engineers, and for many, the idea of it inspires dread. Christopher A. (Shoots) Veis, P.E., M.ASCE, has been there, and in his new book for…Read More >>

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The Kansas City Streetcar has helped transform the downtown Kansas City area. PHOTO: HDR
July 27, 2017

There is a simple, tangible way to understand the positive change forged by the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar – it’s in the parking lot that was and is no longer. Right along the streetcar corridor,…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

Texas Section 1988 President and former ASCE Board member Malcolm L. Steinberg Sr., a state Department of Transportation engineer and author, has died at 90. Steinberg, P.E., F.ASCE, enjoyed a 40-year career as a transportation…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

Joel Herbert Rosenblatt, a World War II veteran whose lengthy civil and structural engineer based in Baltimore, MD, and in Florida included extensive time on international projects, has died at 92 at his home in…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

William R. “Bill” Nash, P.E., M.ASCE, who applied expertise from a career as a construction engineer to enhancing ASCE’s policies and standards as a “pillar” of the Construction Institute, died unexpectedly on June 24. Nash…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

The project manager behind the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span and other major works, Dennis Jyh-Yeh Jang, P.E., M.ASCE, senior vice president and structural engineer at T.Y. Lin International, has died unexpectedly at…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

Distinguished Member Joel Ivan Abrams, chairman of the University of Pittsburgh’s civil engineering department for more than 20 years and a past president of ASCE’s Pittsburgh Section, has died at 88. Abrams, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, served…Read More >>

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