December 5, 2014

This past summer Engineers Without Borders–USA (EWB) sent a small team of engineers to Simwatachela, Zambia, a very remote village in sub-Saharan Africa, to install drinking water wells to over...
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December 5, 2014

Faster than a speeding bullet (and more expensive than Superman could have dreamed), the projected $9.95 billon California High-Speed Rail Project is designed to quickly connect commuters between...
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December 5, 2014

In 2012, the ASCE Wisconsin Section Southeast Branch Younger Member Group decided to host a K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Expo at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)....
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December 5, 2014

As if being a respected civil engineer was not hard enough, Aaron K. Martinez, P.E., M.ASCE, decided at the young age of 28 to open his own design and construction management firm, A.M. Engineering....
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December 5, 2014

When the great San Francisco Earthquake of April 18, 1906, was over, it left a major portion of the city in ruin. However, most of the damage was not caused by the earthquake but by the ensuing...
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December 5, 2014

On August 9, 1945, the U.S. dropped the second of 2 atomic bombs, this one on the city of Nagasaki, effectively ending World War II. The plutonium bomb codenamed “Fat Man” killed an estimated...
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December 5, 2014

With little more than a smartphone app and a rope, Maria Gibbs, S.M.ASCE, a Ph.D. student at the University of Notre Dame, was able to do something that normally requires a team of structural...
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December 5, 2014

The $1.35 billion Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier is a key component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers new system to reduce the risk of storm damage to areas of southeast...
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December 5, 2014

When the opportunity arose in 2011 to volunteer as the technical lead for an Engineers Without Border–USA health sanitation project in Yamabal, El Salvador, Nathan Chase, P.E., QSD, LEED AP ND,...
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December 5, 2014

On October 3, 2013, the Texas Department of Transportation broke ground on the 35Express, one of the largest transportation projects in the state’s history. The 28-mile, $1.4 billion first phase...
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