Asheque Rahman, A.M.ASCE, a Younger Member from New York, speaks at the ASCE 2015 Convention. Rahman is a member of the ASCE Committee on Pre-College Outreach, helping reach out to high school students interested in civil engineering.  PHOTO: David Hathcox for ASCE
October 23, 2015

Attendees of the ASCE 2015 Convention in New York City couldn't miss the youth movement. Whether it was a business card contest encouraging young engineers to get their names into the hands of...
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David Durham of Walt Disney Imagineering speaks during the Industry Leaders Forum panel discussion on innovation. PHOTO: Roxann Henze/ASCE
October 21, 2015

Pursuing innovation in engineering is not for the faint of heart. But as engineers take on the "Grand Challenge" issued by ASCE's Industry Leaders Council to drastically reduce infrastructure...
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ASCE members laugh during engineer-comedian's Don McMillan "set" at the closing session of the 2015 Convention. PHOTO: David Hathcox for ASCE
October 16, 2015

“Engineers aren’t funny,” Don McMillan told the audience at the ASCE 2015 Convention in New York City. “Nobody’s ever met an engineer and said, ‘Ooooh, tell me a joke!’...
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Bob Stevens passes the presidential gavel to Mark Woodson at the ASCE Business Meeting, Tuesday. PHOTO: David Hathcox for ASCE
October 14, 2015

Mark Woodson couldn’t stop the tears. Continually dabbing at his eyes, he watched each of his four children take the ASCE 2015 Convention stage Tuesday to introduce their father with words of...
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Luke Williams speaks during the ASCE 2015 Convention opening plenary. PHOTO: David Hathcox for ASCE
October 13, 2015

The ASCE 2015 Convention began officially Monday with a disruption. The bestselling author of Disrupt, a book that outlines ways "disruptive thinking" can lead to innovation, shared some of those...
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Lauren Kilroy, a student member from California State-Long Beach, weather-proofs a chair for the cafe area at Central Queens Academy.
October 13, 2015

No tape measure? No problem. A group of ASCE volunteers relied on their engineering resourcefulness Sunday during the ASCE 2015 Convention's community service project at Central Queens Academy in...
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Mark Woodson, ASCE 2015 President-Elect, takes in the dragon dance show at the welcome reception at the ASCE 2015 Convention. PHOTO: David Hathcox for ASCE
October 12, 2015

Amid the flurry of people and flashing lights in Times Square, the new ASCE 2015 Convention got started in the heart of New York City this weekend. There were plenty of old friends reuniting,...
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September 30, 2015

Don McMillan boasts a resume that stands out even among the talented, experienced group of speakers and presenters at the ASCE 2015 Convention. He has a master’s degree from Stanford in...
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Transit authority teams replace a train switch in a subway tunnel damaged by Hurricane Sandy floodwaters. A short course at the ASCE 2015 Convention explores New York's response to Sandy and emergency preparedness overall.
September 11, 2015

With so many professional development hours available to earn at the ASCE 2015 Convention, attending civil engineers may need to take up a different field of expertise – cloning. “You might...
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The Bayonne Bridge Raise the Roadway project is a great example of innovative approaches at work in civil engineering. Photo: State of New Jersey
August 28, 2015

It is a contradiction that defines our times. The need for new infrastructure is increasing as the available money with which to build that infrastructure is decreasing. Fortunately,...
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