Society News

August 6, 2020

It usually starts with a daydream. “What if instead of working for my boss, I was the boss? What if I was the one making all the decisions? Maybe I could start my own company.”…Read More >>

August 3, 2020

Franklin Sherkow, P.E., ENV SP, is an ASCE Fellow and Life Member, and former president of ASCE’s Oregon Section. He was on the civil engineering faculty at Oregon State University for six years before returning…Read More >>

July 30, 2020

In a moment now sadly rich in irony, University of Washington professor Kate Simonen attended a carbon neutral conference in Los Angeles this past March and thought to herself, “I don’t want to travel this…Read More >>

July 29, 2020

After 18 years of guiding the growth of Engineers Without Borders USA, Executive Director Cathy Leslie has retired. The organization’s new top executive is Jackie O’Brien, an EWB-USA board member. ASCE and Engineers Without Borders USA have…Read More >>

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July 29, 2020

Billy “Bill” Wayne Klotz, a longtime engineer with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam of Houston before founding his own firm with his son, has died. He was 94. He was the father of 2009 ASCE President…Read More >>

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July 28, 2020

Laura E. Champion, P.E., F.ASCE, an architecture, engineering, construction industry consultant and association management specialist, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. For the past five years, Champion has been one…Read More >>

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July 26, 2020

ASCE has honored Chong Tang and Kok-Kwang Phoon, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, with the 2020 Norman Medal for their paper “Statistics of Model Factors and Consideration in Reliability-Based Design of Axially Loaded Helical Piles,” Journal of…Read More >>

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July 26, 2020

ASCE has honored the Western Kentucky University ASCE Student Chapter with the 2020 Robert Ridgway Student Chapter Award for excellence in the effective and meritorious conduct of its affairs as a Student Chapter of ASCE…Read More >>

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July 26, 2020

ASCE has honored Xiaofeng Liu, P.E., M.ASCE, and Jie Zhang, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2020 ASCE State of the Art of Civil Engineering Award for their book “Computational Fluid Dynamics: Applications in Water, Wastewater,…Read More >>

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July 26, 2020

ASCE has honored the Philadelphia Younger Member Forum (Large Groups) and Mississippi Section Younger Member Group (Small Groups) with the Younger Member Group Award for their outstanding professional, technical, social, outreach and community service activities. …Read More >>

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