Flood waters remain high in Carolina, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria slammed the island. PHOTO: Dept. of Defense
September 29, 2017

Jennifer M. Aponte Rivera, A.M.ASCE, grew up in Puerto Rico and graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez in 2016. She now lives in northern Virginia and works as a civil engineer for...
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Soldiers with the Florida Army National Guard's 20th Special Forces Group go door-to-door in the Jacksonville area near Ortega Island, performing search-and-rescue missions in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. PHOTO: Dept. of Defense
September 15, 2017

Resilience takes many forms. Interconnected city systems. Smart infrastructure. Or, in the case of Florida’s Nassau County last week – amateur “ham” radio. As Hurricane Irma lashed the...
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National Guardsman shakes hands with a  Houston homeowner whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey. PHOTO: U.S. Dept. of Defense
September 6, 2017

One week after Hurricane Harvey slammed into southeastern Texas, more than 30,000 people have been displaced, with critical infrastructure severely damaged – mostly due to the catastrophic flooding...
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PHOTO:  Dept. of Defense
August 31, 2017

ASCE members in Texas are sharing their experiences as the region contends with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Texas A&M ASCE Student Chapter is one of many groups who have already...
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A Texas National Guardsman carries a resident from her flooded home. PHOTO: U.S. Dept. of Defense
August 28, 2017

As southeastern Texas braces itself against relentless rain and what some have described as a 1,000-year flood caused by Hurricane Harvey, local ASCE leaders are working to aid the recovery and...
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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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