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June 2, 2017

Music, tradition, and a whole lot of oysters. ASCE’s 2017 Convention is heading south, Oct. 8-11, to the largest city in Louisiana, where the motto is “Laissez les bon temps rouler,” or “Let the good…Read More >>

ASCE_InnovationContest_logo WEB FEAT
June 1, 2017

Want a peek at the future? The top three winners of the 2017 ASCE Innovation Contest share the potential to go from concept to reality in just a few years. From a diverse group of…Read More >>

ASCE President-Elect Kristina Swallow with the University of Illinois steel bridge team.
May 30, 2017

It’s starting to look like a student dynasty of sorts is forming north of the border. The École de technologie supérieure steel bridge team won its second consecutive national championship, May 26-27, at the 2017…Read More >>

Awards WEB FEAT
May 25, 2017

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Amit Bhasin, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Mikhail V. Chester,…Read More >>

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ASCE has honored the Hawaii Section Younger Member Forum with the 2017 Younger Member Group Award for Small Groups.
May 25, 2017

ASCE has honored the Hawaii Section Younger Member Forum with the 2017 Younger Member Group Award for Small Groups, and the Illinois Section Younger Member Group with the 2017 Younger Member Group Award for Large…Read More >>

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ASCE has honored the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with the 2017 Walter LeFevre Award.
May 25, 2017

ASCE has honored the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Small Program) with the 2017 Walter LeFevre Award for its outstanding program promoting licensure, ethics, and professionalism. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Institute has…Read More >>

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May 25, 2017

ASCE has honored Huajian Gao, Ph.D., with the 2017 von Karman Medal for his groundbreaking research on the mechanical behaviors of engineering and biological systems across multiple length scales, with particular emphasis on deformation and…Read More >>

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May 22, 2017

ASCE has honored Giovanni Solari, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE, with the Robert H. Scanlan Medal for his outstanding contributions to wind engineering and their applications in structural mechanics. Solari has made major impacts in the…Read More >>

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May 22, 2017

ASCE has honored the writing team of Steven L. Kramer, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, and C.H. Wang with the 2017 Norman Medal for their paper, “Empirical Model for Estimation of the Residual Strength of Liquefied Soil,”…Read More >>

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May 22, 2017

ASCE has honored Ahsan Kareem, Ph.D., F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, with the 2017 Masanobu Shinozuka Medal for his contributions to the modeling of stochastic wind, waves, and earthquake loads and their effects on buildings, bridges, and…Read More >>

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