Society News

October 6, 2017

Life Member Roger K. Hanson, whose skills in water resources engineering and structural inspections enhanced works around Colorado, has died at 78 after a long illness. Hanson, P.E., M.ASCE, joined ASCE in 1971. Over a…Read More >>

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Fellow Shield WEB FEAT
October 6, 2017

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow…Read More >>

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October 6, 2017

Richard N. Palmer, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Dist.M.ASCE, an internationally recognized expert in water resources planning, has been honored with inclusion in ASCE’s 2017 class of Distinguished Members for his conceptual and practical contributions to applying…Read More >>

October 6, 2017

John G. Tawresey, P.E., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE, former vice president and chief financial officer at KPFF Consulting Engineers, has been honored with inclusion in ASCE’s 2017 class of Distinguished Members for his eminence in risk management;…Read More >>

October 6, 2017

Kincho H. Law, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, an exceptional researcher whose work is both theoretically novel and practically useful, has been named to the 2017 class of ASCE Distinguished Members for pioneering innovations in applying computational and…Read More >>

Kristina Swallow PHOTO:  James Kegley Photography
October 5, 2017

It’s a big week for Kristina Swallow. It’s a big week for ASCE. With the ASCE 2017 Convention rolling into New Orleans, Swallow is set to be installed as the 2018 ASCE president, joining Norma…Read More >>

NHR WEB FEAT
October 4, 2017

With hurricanes battering the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, and an earthquake rocking Mexico in recent weeks, Louise K. Comfort’s expertise in disaster management is all too relevant these days. A professor at the…Read More >>

ASCEN_dot_org WEB FEAT
October 1, 2017

What’s the most lucrative region of the United States to work in as a civil engineer? Which civil engineering discipline pays the highest salary? The ASCE News September issue answers these questions and more. Click to read…Read More >>

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Flood waters remain high in Carolina, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria slammed the island. PHOTO: Dept. of Defense
September 29, 2017

Jennifer M. Aponte Rivera, A.M.ASCE, grew up in Puerto Rico and graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez in 2016. She now lives in northern Virginia and works as a civil engineer for the…Read More >>

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The Industry Leaders Forum at the ASCE 2017 Convention will address lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina.
September 29, 2017

The list of teachers is evergrowing – Ike, Sandy, Irene, Harvey, Irma, Maria. And with the ASCE 2017 Convention in New Orleans next month, the setting is ideal to consider lessons learned from one teacher…Read More >>