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

January 15, 2016

At ASCE's Sustainability Summit, the message was clear – the world needs civil engineers' help, and it needs it now. “I call them the holders of the keys,” said Ron Sims, former U.S....
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Society News

January 15, 2016

DiMaggio Officially speaking, Jerry DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, is retired. Two times over, actually. But in reality,...
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Society News

January 15, 2016

Safe to say the "Imagineers" of the Walt Disney Company know innovation when they see it. Now, thanks to the ASCE Innovation Contest, they might consider your great idea. The Innovation Contest...
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Society News

December 21, 2015

Erica Antoine is living the dream these days. She is a project engineer for Burns Engineering Inc. and by age 30 already has several major transportation projects in Philadelphia to her...
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Society News

December 16, 2015

The right idea, no matter how brilliant, means nothing until it gets in front of the right people. It’s all about finding and getting the attention of that audience, right? Well, consider the...
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Society News

December 16, 2015

The new year will bring a ramped-up production schedule for Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World, the first film for IMAX and giant-screen theaters about engineering. The MacGillivray-Freeman...
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Society News

December 11, 2015

Established by ASCE in 1960, the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award has highlighted many of the most important civil engineering contributions of the last half-century. The 2016 group...
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Society News

December 4, 2015

Walter Bailey, P.E., M.ASCE, poured 15 years of blood, sweat, and tears into planning and building the new anaerobic digester facility that just began operations at Washington, DC's Blue Plains...
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Society News

December 2, 2015

ASCE's Outstanding Projects and Leaders awards have been civil engineering's preeminent lifetime achievement honor since their establishment in 1999. The 2016 class of OPAL winners includes a...
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Society News

November 20, 2015

Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World has had the ASCE community talking since its broad announcement at the 2015 Convention. At the Dream Big Educational Symposium, the conversation...
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