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 22, 2016

Morgan DiCarlo, S.M.ASCE, channeled her love of water resources management into an idea to encourage conservation so good it earned her an ASCE Innovation Contest prize-winning trip to the Walt...
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Society News

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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Society News

July 14, 2016

For civil engineering to keep up with what society expects of us, innovation is essential. You’d be hard-pressed to find disagreement with that sentiment. The question becomes how can...
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Society News

July 13, 2016

For a fourth straight year, the St. Louis Section has been recognized for taking ASCE’s commitment to diversity and inclusion to the local level. The Section is among seven recipients of...
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Technical Notes

July 11, 2016

ASCE will debut a journal next year that will fill a void in covering “the scientific and engineering issues of pavement engineering … specifically with the pavement infrastructure,” said...
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Society News

July 7, 2016

One of ASCE’s longest tenured members has died, a professional who continued giving of his engineering abilities to projects in Alabama long after retirement. Richard Shaul Woodruff, who joined...
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Society News

July 6, 2016

Every February, Engineers Week celebrates the great achievements of engineers, but next year, the week will be truly big – as in ASCE’s giant-screen IMAX movie, Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of...
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Society News

June 30, 2016

It shouldn’t be surprising, as it was hardly coincidence. Still, it was remarkable to see how in lockstep the winners of the ASCE Innovation Contest were with each other and with their hosts,...
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Society News

June 24, 2016

ASCE has formed an alliance that will collaborate on ways to bring innovative technologies and civil engineering projects to market. The agreement with Smart City Works seeks to reduce the...
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Society News

June 17, 2016

So far so good for Serge Haddad on this whole fatherhood thing. Haddad, P.E., M.ASCE, has enjoyed a busy professional life – manager of the Water Recycling Policy Group for the Los Angeles...
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