March 13, 2018

Duane S. Ellifritt Sr., a globally recognized expert in steel building design and creator of the steel-connection teaching sculpture, has died at 82. Ellifritt, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, was a...
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Grand Challenge WEB FEAT
February 22, 2018

Mark Perniconi puts it well: “Innovation is progress.” Perniconi, P.E., M.ASCE, the executive director for the Charles Pankow Foundation, is serving as the chief judge for ASCE’s 2018...
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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
February 8, 2018

“Engineers need to be the stars of innovative projects and practices, not the politicians.” This was an idea shared at a brainstorming session at the Multi-Region Leadership Conference in Omaha,...
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February 7, 2018

ASCE Life Member Daniel L. Dornan, P.E., M.ASCE, is a special assistant to the director of the Prince George’s County (MD) Department of Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement, a department he...
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February 1, 2018

Each of the finalists ASCE’s 2018 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award ranks among the most impressive new engineering projects in the world. They provide their resident communities...
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Grand Challenge WEB FEAT
December 7, 2017

Robie Bonilla-Gris and Catalina Nadeau-Bonilla make a unique pair. The father-daughter team submitted an anti-scour Pier Sheath concept to the 2017 ASCE Innovation Contest that earned Most...
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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
July 7, 2017

The world needs innovative ideas to accommodate new technologies, increasing urbanization, climate change, and many decades of neglected infrastructure maintenance. But to get innovation off the...
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The 2017 Innovation Contest featured a Civil Engineering Shark Tank 101 panel discussion.
June 29, 2017

The brilliant minds behind this year’s ASCE Innovation Contest winners are now trying to solve their biggest challenge – how to win over investors. It’s a harsh reality, but having a...
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Innovation Contest winners Samer Dessouky, left, and Jim Stewart, center, talk with ILC member and Disney Imagineering VP Mike McCullough.
June 23, 2017

If the ASCE Grand Challenge can seem daunting, then the ASCE Innovation Contest provides hope. ASCE welcomed the winners of the Society’s second annual Innovation Contest to its headquarters in...
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The PE-Cool System prototype.
June 9, 2017

Innovation isn’t an option for Samer Dessouky in his transportation engineering research at the University of Texas at San Antonio – it’s an integral part of solving practical...
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