Society News

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
May 10, 2018

“The future won’t wait. Neither can we. It’s time to build.” That’s the message conveyed by countless American businesses, workers, elected leaders, and others during Infrastructure Week 2018, May 14-21. According to recent polls, over…Read More >>

The 2018 National Concrete Canoe Competition is June 23-25 in San Diego. PHOTO: Barry Staver
May 8, 2018

The 2018 National Concrete Canoe Competition field is complete. Under a revised format this year, six university teams that did not qualify through their spring student conference competitions have been selected as wild-card entrants. ASCE…Read More >>

May 7, 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Student Chapter took on the challenge of building the tallest toy tower. Members volunteered their time to achieve the chapter’s community outreach and education goals for the semester. Keep…Read More >>

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May 7, 2018

Members of the Las Vegas Younger Member Forum taught kids how to think like civil engineers. As part of their K-12 Outreach initiative, members volunteered at a local community center to host an Engineer for…Read More >>

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May 3, 2018

Jose D. Salas, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, one of the most widely known hydrologists in the world, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2018 class of Distinguished Members for his pioneering contributions to stochastic…Read More >>

May 3, 2018

Joseph E. Minor, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, an internationally renowned expert in wind engineering and natural hazards research, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2018 class of Distinguished Members for development and adoption…Read More >>

May 3, 2018

Hugo A. Loaiciga, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Dist.M.ASCE, an eminent hydrologist and professor in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2018 class…Read More >>

May 3, 2018

Edward Kavazanjian, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, a Regents’ Professor and the Ira A. Fulton Professor of Geotechnical Engineering in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University, has…Read More >>

May 2, 2018

James H. Garrett, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, currently dean of the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and a leading figure in computing in civil engineering, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in…Read More >>

May 2, 2018

Catherine E. Wolfgram French, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, a recognized leader in the development of building code provisions for structural concrete systems, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2018 class of Distinguished Members…Read More >>