Featured Articles

Featured Articles

October 14, 2019

What if? Why not? Four short words; one entirely new mindset. It’s the essence of ASCE’s Future World Vision project, simultaneously open to and questioning of the civil engineering possibilities that will shape the way…Read More >>

October 14, 2019

Kancheepuram Gunalan’s ASCE presidential year started with a beautiful speech … by his children. “When I look at my father now, with everything in the past stripped away, I don’t see him for what he’s…Read More >>

October 8, 2019

Alex McDowell is the award-winning production designer behind more than 20 Hollywood films, including “Fight Club” and “Minority Report.” Now he is bringing his creative genius to ASCE’s Future World Vision, a dynamic new scenario-planning…Read More >>

October 8, 2019

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 >>

October 3, 2019

Ten minutes in the company of Jared Diamond, or spent simply reading one of his books, and you’re bound to come away looking at the world a little bit differently than you had before. The…Read More >>

October 2, 2019

Elyssa Dixon is a senior engineer at RKI in Seattle. She’s also the president of ASCE’s Younger Member Forum in Seattle and will be joining the ASCE Committee on Younger Members this fall. In this…Read More >>

October 1, 2019

The Orange County Branch and Younger Member Forum volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House and helped in the “Meals of Love” program. Members shared their cooking talents and prepared breakfast for families at the Orange…Read More >>

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September 16, 2019

Michael Paddock, P.E., M.ASCE, a 30-year member of ASCE, is a licensed civil engineer and surveyor. His professional career was spent managing teams of over 100 engineers designing infrastructure projects over $1 billion, and he…Read More >>

September 12, 2019

The world is rapidly changing. There are exciting new opportunities and difficult challenges ahead for civil engineers: alternative energy, autonomous vehicles, climate change, smart cities, high-tech construction and advanced materials, and policy and funding are…Read More >>

September 11, 2019

If civil engineering were a stock, the analysts would be shouting, “Buy!” ASCE’s new “2019 Civil Engineering Salary Report” reveals a median pretax annual salary of $109,000 in 2018, continuing an upward compensation trend in…Read More >>