December 21, 2012

Norman R. Augustine, Retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation Norm Augustine is retired Chairman and CEO of...
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November 5, 2012

The massive Sandy passes over the Northeast on Oct. 29 as seen in this radar image from Google Earth. Thanks for joining me on...
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October 24, 2012

Passage of a new federal surface transportation funding plan was good news, but unfortunately it will last only two...
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October 12, 2012

Look at the great condition the Huey P. Long Bridge is in. Thanks to Gaea Engineering Consultants for the great tour. Over my...
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October 11, 2012

I recently attended the Wood Solutions fair sponsored by Woodworks.org. It was really good; I wood go again. Cheesy as it may sound, I was really excited about the free seminars… and complimentary...
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July 26, 2012

The Sustainability Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE-SEI) has re-launched their website with a new, more dynamic and interactive format....
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May 21, 2012

I recently had the honor of serving as chair of the two-day 2012 Triennial Conference that brought together representatives of ASCE, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and Britain’s...
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March 12, 2012

I'm back from a trip to Spain in my official capacity as ASCE President, and as these pictures will attest, I saw examples of civil engineering at its most resilient, and at the cutting edge....
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February 9, 2012

On an official ASCE President’s trip last week to the University of Michigan, I had a great experience meeting the inspiring civil engineering students there and touring the university’s labs....
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January 30, 2012

Historic landmarks and important engineers are frequent topics of this blog. I believe that modern engineers can learn a lot from our predecessors. Their historic accomplishments are all the more...
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