Society News

September 18, 2020

Kandathil Chacko (K.C.) Thomas, a designer and builder of dams in India as well as an international water resources consultant, has died. He was 97. Thomas was chairman of the Indian government’s Central Water Commission from…Read More >>

September 18, 2020

William C. “Bill” Boyle, a past chair of ASCE’s Oxygen Transfer Standards Committee and professor emeritus of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has died. He was 83. Boyle,…Read More >>

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September 17, 2020

Last week, 147 ASCE Section and Branch presidents, Region governors, Society directors, board members and institute leaders attended the annual Presidents and Governors Forum, held virtually this year, Sept. 10-12. This event, sponsored by the…Read More >>

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September 17, 2020

It was a history-making week for ASCE with the Society’s first Virtual Technical Conference, Sept. 14-18. The event, held entirely online, collected technical experts and speakers from different ASCE Institutes as well as the Aerospace…Read More >>

September 17, 2020

The ASCE 2020 Convention is here to set you on the path to building innovation. The Society’s flagship event will delve into civil engineering topics that are most relevant to you and will earn you…Read More >>

September 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill. Our healthcare systems, businesses and daily lives have seen drastic changes. This global health crisis has only further highlighted our need for resilient infrastructure that keeps…Read More >>

September 10, 2020

Mahmoud Reda Taha, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a Distinguished Professor, Regents’ Lecturer, and chairman of the Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, has been named a…Read More >>

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September 10, 2020

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross-section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. Today’s roundtable draws from a recent ASCE Thursdays@3 webinar conversation, discussing the different ways the…Read More >>

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September 9, 2020

K.N. Gunalan’s year as ASCE president certainly has been unique among the annals of Society history. But Gunalan has guided the Society through the COVID-19 pandemic with strength and grace, and, as his presidential term…Read More >>

September 2, 2020

Michael E. Webber’s 2019 book, “Power Trip: The Story of Energy,” considers world history as the history of energy. All of which is very interesting. And what’s perhaps even more interesting is the way that…Read More >>