Ben Walpole
Ben Walpole

Ben Walpole is associate editor for ASCE News, celebrating member achievements, updating members on Society news, and promoting civil engineering as a whole.

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Society News

July 2, 2018

Doug Simon first got excited about the idea when he was putting together the latest edition of the ASCE Alaska Section’s Anchorage Branch newsletter. A note about the Community Engineering Corps...
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Society News

June 28, 2018

Never doubt the power of the “Hey, what if we … ?” question. RoadBotics is a new company that combines smartphone and artificial intelligence technology to detect and record the condition of...
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Society News

June 27, 2018

Click on a headline icon to read each story. We'll be updating this page throughout July with new...
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Society News

June 26, 2018

Vincent Van Gogh would be proud. The Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo concrete canoe team’s performance at nationals – with its canoe named Van Gogh – was nothing short of a work of art. Cal...
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Society News

June 25, 2018

OK, so recent economic news notwithstanding, maybe Canada and the United States can get along after all. At the very least, the 2018 National Concrete Canoe Competition is doing its best to bring the...
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Society News

June 21, 2018

Summer is a better time to get ahead in your career than you might think. Especially if you’re looking forward to taking the exam that will qualify you for a P.E. license. The next ASCE P.E....
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Society News

June 15, 2018

Marcellus and Linda Pitts are not the kind of parents to force their children to be interested in something or tell them what profession to pursue for their careers. That doesn't mean Marcellus...
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Society News

June 7, 2018

The ASCE Dream Big DVD campaign is sweeping the nation, but the clock is ticking. ASCE members can give $5 to place a Dream Big educational toolkit in the school of their choice. The $5 price...
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Society News

June 5, 2018

Kancheepuram "Guna" N. Gunalan has been elected ASCE’s 2019 President-Elect by a majority of voting Society members, following a month-long election that closed June 1. “I’m humbled and...
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Society News

May 31, 2018

The Lafayette College steel bridge team turned heads at the 2018 nationals this year with their speed, their ingenuity, their teamwork, their… rain gutters? Easton, PA-based Lafayette took first...
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