Society News

April 9, 2018

Columbia University Student Chapter members led a workshop, Building Bridges, at the annual Engineering Exploration Experience event hosted by the Society of Women Engineers. Board members helped instruct visiting high school students on engineering basics…Read More >>

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April 6, 2018

The Truckee Meadows Branch Younger Member Forum went on an annual weekend ski trip to Lake Tahoe. The ski trip provided the members with an opportunity to build their contact lists by networking while having fun…Read More >>

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April 5, 2018

Former Texas Section president H. Douglas Steadman, the engineer behind many of San Antonio’s modern landmarks including the Alamodome, has died at 91. Over the course of a 50-year career, Steadman, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, oversaw…Read More >>

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April 5, 2018

Stephen A. Mahin, professor emeritus of structural engineering at the University of California, Berkeley whose earthquake engineering expertise was recognized worldwide, has died at 71. Mahin, Ph.D., M.ASCE, was the founding director of the Computational…Read More >>

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April 5, 2018

Walter C. Grantz, who oversaw the design of many iconic transportation tunnels including the I-95 Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Boston’s Ted Williams Tunnel, and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel’s parallel crossing, has died….Read More >>

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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
April 5, 2018

ASCE and the civil engineering profession have taken several important strides in advancing the profession, and we have many exciting opportunities on the horizon. Dream Big continues to inspire a new generation of civil engineers…Read More >>

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April 5, 2018

Franklin Sherkow, P.E., ENV SP, is an ASCE Fellow and Life Member, and former President of ASCE’s Oregon Section. He was on the civil engineering faculty at Oregon State University for six years before returning…Read More >>

April 4, 2018

The Phoenix Branch hosted a luncheon to recognize outstanding Branch achievements of the year. The Small Project of the Year recipient was the Town of Wickenburg Ranch Water Reclamation Facility. The Large Project of the…Read More >>

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April 2, 2018

ASCE United Kingdom Group President Carlos A. Brebbia, recognized for advancements in the boundary element method of engineering calculations, has died at 79. Brebbia, Ph.D., F.ASCE, founded the Wessex Institute of Technology in Southampton, England,…Read More >>

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PHOTO: Upstate Branch
April 2, 2018

The Upstate Branch held its 10th annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Event in Greenville, SC, the culmination of a three-month study of bridges and engineering for advanced fourth-grade students from schools in the Greenville County Schools…Read More >>

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