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August 19, 2020

If ever there was a year that proved the value of future scenario-planning research, 2020 is it. The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we work and live, which means the ramifications for the…Read More >>

August 12, 2020

ASCE Reads is a regular series on ASCE News highlighting the latest titles from the ASCE Library, giving you an in-depth look at cutting-edge research and innovations in the civil engineering industry. Life-cycle analysis of…Read More >>

August 10, 2020

Kate Simonen favors a metaphor about the moon when she talks about her work as director of the Carbon Leadership Forum. It goes something like “If you want to land on the moon, there’s no…Read More >>

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

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Mustafa Mashal, Ph.D., C.Eng, CP Eng, P.E.,…Read More >>

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July 26, 2020

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow…Read More >>

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July 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for innovative solutions across the world, and the ASCE Board of Direction, for its part, delivered for the Society. At its quarterly meeting, July 10-11, the Board passed…Read More >>