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ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei spoke at the Infrastructure Week kickoff event, May 15, in Washington, DC.
May 17, 2017

Nothing, it seems, is uniting the country these days quite like the shared enthusiasm for infrastructure investment. A new U.S. Chamber of Commerce poll found that 73 percent of Americans want the federal government to…Read More >>

May 17, 2017

Distinguished Member Jacob Dekema, a World War II veteran and former San Diego Section president who supervised the postwar boom of freeway construction in and around San Diego, has died at 101. As supervisor of…Read More >>

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May 12, 2017

Civil engineering graduates, rejoice. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is on your side. The 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook projects an 8 percent increase in civil engineering employment from 2014 to 2024. “As infrastructure continues…Read More >>

May 11, 2017

ASCE has honored the writing team of W.H. Huang and C.M. Kao, Ph.D., F.ASCE, with the 2017 J. James R. Croes Medal for their paper “Bioremediation of Petroleum-Hydrocarbon Contaminated Groundwater under Sulfate-Reduction Conditions: Effectiveness and…Read More >>

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May 11, 2017

ASCE has honored Ning Lu, Ph.D., F.EMI, F.ASCE, with the 2017 Maurice A. Biot Medal for his outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding of the mechanics of unsaturated porous materials. For more than 25 years,…Read More >>

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May 11, 2017

ASCE has honored Amit Bhasin, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Mikhail V. Chester, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; James K. Guest, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Kaveh Madani, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; and Jamie E. Padgett, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE with the 2017 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering…Read More >>

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Fellow Shield WEB FEAT
May 11, 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 are:…Read More >>

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May 5, 2017

Peter D. Scott, C.Eng, F.ASCE, leader and developer of geotechnical capabilities for BuroHappold Engineering, in Bath, UK, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Scott spent some of his career in…Read More >>

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May 5, 2017

Weiying Shirley Chiang, P.E., LEED AP, F.ASCE, a building structural design engineer with 23 years of continual design practice in southeastern Virginia and south Florida, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of…Read More >>

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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
May 5, 2017

Just as it does in national, state, and local elections, your vote matters at ASCE. Your elected volunteer leaders work to serve your needs as a member, help shape the profession, and help move the…Read More >>