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April 5, 2017

The key is community. DiscoverE today announced ASCE members Chad Norvell and Margarita Kovalchuk among its 2017 New Faces of Engineering, Professional and College editions. Both Norvell and...
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Members of the Baton Rouge Branch gut a flood-damaged house. PHOTO: Kirk Lowery
September 9, 2016

ASCE members continue to step up when their communities are down. Last month's record-breaking floods in Baton Rouge, LA, inspired one member's hands-on rescue efforts, and members of the Baton Rouge...
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Streets became rivers this week in Baton Rouge. PHOTO: Joey Coco
August 19, 2016

“Epic.” Joey Coco kept returning to the word as he, shaken and exhausted from a weekend of search-and-rescue work, tried to describe the devastation in his hometown of Baton Rouge, LA, after...
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Marshall student Austin Page, S.M.ASCE, and Marshall professor Andrew Nichols, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, don special suits to clean up mud and debris left over from the June floods in West Virginia.
August 12, 2016

The rain started Thursday morning and didn’t stop until Friday. Jeremy Brown tracked the storm with a fishing app on his phone. “I was watching the flood level,” Brown said. “And it...
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Drone technology played a key role in two of the four proposals that earned overall awards in the ASCE Innovation Contest.
August 4, 2016

To satisfy the growing demands of evolving societies, civil engineering must innovate. Yet "innovation" defies a clear definition. How do innovations come about? How can they be inspired? From...
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July 29, 2016

It feels good to bring an educated opinion to those “water cooler” chats at work. For many, it’s the time-honored ritual of Monday morning quarterbacking after the weekend’s football...
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At the New Jersey Institute of Technology, winners in ASCE's Innovation Contest resilience category showed their ideas to leaders from Mott MacDonald and ASCE staff.
July 15, 2016

Pat Natale’s words hit close to home, even more than he knew. “Innovation is really great, but sometimes it sits on the shelf,” Natale, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, told the crowd assembled for the...
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May 4, 2016

Chock Resilience has become a buzzword in civil engineering circles, but for Gary Y.K. Chock, the concept is nothing new....
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Project architects, community members and children join a ground-breaking for Beaverton's new resilient schools.
PHOTO: Scott Johnson/Beaverton Project Manager-Facilities Development
September 17, 2015

It’s not easy to face up to the frightening prospect of a major earthquake and tsunami striking your community. Two years ago, the state of Oregon adopted a resilience plan with a 50-year...
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January 15, 2015

The critical infrastructure systems that are the mainstay of our nation’s economy, security, and health are interdependent – for example, the water supply system of a community is dependent on...
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