February 21, 2018

It was just after midnight. Guillermo Díaz-Fañas, 14 years old, awoke to a buzzing in his ears. He sat up and looked around. Surely, this was some kind of dream. The walls appeared to bend;...
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ASCE Fellow Sudi Shoja,  P.E., F.ASCE, serves as the disaster preparedness chair for the ASCE Orange County Branch.
December 19, 2017

Sudi Shoja, P.E., F.ASCE, principal  for Engineering Solutions Services, serves as the disaster preparedness chair for the ASCE Orange County Branch. Unfortunately, it's a role that has been called...
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December 18, 2017

PHOTO: Texas Section It’s been several months since Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston metropolitan area, but the...
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Coffey Park in Santa Rosa, CA, where wildfires completely destroyed a neighborhood. PHOTO: Dominick Del Vecchio/FEMA News Photo
October 13, 2017

As extensive wildfires ravage swaths of Northern California, ASCE Region 9 Governor Matt Kennedy, P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, can only wait and hope. Kennedy, his wife, and their 5-year-old had no...
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NHR WEB FEAT
October 4, 2017

With hurricanes battering the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, and an earthquake rocking Mexico in recent weeks, Louise K. Comfort’s expertise in disaster management is all too...
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