Society News

February 16, 2018

Werner Gumpertz, co-founder of the Massachusetts-based engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, and an Honorary Member of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section, has died at 99. Gumpertz, P.E., F.ASCE, was one of three…Read More >>

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February 16, 2018

Life Member John P. Bergson, a registered land surveyor and former president of the ASCE Duluth Section, whose works can be found across Minnesota, has died at 83. Bergson, P.E., M.ASCE, began his interest in…Read More >>

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One of the best aspects of the MRLCs is the chance for members from across the country to share their local perspectives with each other to develop new ideas.
February 15, 2018

Every year the ASCE calendar begins with the Multi-Region Leadership Conferences, three two-day events across the country that gather Society leaders at different stages of their careers – students, Younger Members, and Section/Branch officers –…Read More >>

February 12, 2018

The Notre Dame University-Louaize Student Chapter took an environmental trip to Ghosta, Lebanon, and received a technical tour of the region’s Municipal Solid Waste Treatment Plant. Keep up with the Student Chapter on Instagram.

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February 12, 2018

To inspire the next generation of civil engineers, members from the University of Hawaii at Manoa Student Chapter conducted outreach efforts with local high school students. Members and students participated in a game of giant…Read More >>

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February 12, 2018

Members of the Escuela Politécnica Nacional Student Chapter in Quito, Ecuador, gathered on campus to advertise the chapter’s efforts. Attendees posed with creative props and played a game of giant Jenga. The event boosted the chapter’s…Read More >>

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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
February 8, 2018

“Engineers need to be the stars of innovative projects and practices, not the politicians.” This was an idea shared at a brainstorming session at the Multi-Region Leadership Conference in Omaha, NE, on how we can…Read More >>

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February 7, 2018

ASCE Life Member Daniel L. Dornan, P.E., M.ASCE, is a special assistant to the director of the Prince George’s County (MD) Department of Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement, a department he helped develop and launch in…Read More >>

February 5, 2018

The UCLA Student Chapter toured the project site of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the first motion picture museum to open in Los Angeles. The museum will boast a 130-foot tall sphere housing a…Read More >>

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February 5, 2018

The Houston Branch participated in a clean-up event at the Greens Bayou watershed. Volunteers collected trash along the property line and cleared trees and brush to create nature trails. Keep up with the Branch on Instagram.

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