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June 18, 2020

ASCE members participated in a third survey this spring to assess pandemic-related effects on the civil engineering industry. The COVID-19 Impact and Implementation Survey, compiled by Industry Insights for ASCE, collected feedback from 836 Society…Read More >>

June 17, 2020

Bobbie Shields, P.E., M.ASCE, is the owner and manager of SHIELB PLLC, a planning, engineering and management consulting firm. Previously, he worked nearly four decades as an engineering leader in both the private and public…Read More >>

June 16, 2020

On the week of what was supposed to be the 2020 ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, it is time to look forward. The 2020 competition, of course, was canceled…Read More >>

June 15, 2020

“Koxnuu.” It’s a Mixtec word meaning “leading and guiding.” And it proved to be the perfect name for the Tecnológico de Monterrey concrete canoe team’s 2020 canoe. Koxnuu earned the team first place at the…Read More >>

June 11, 2020

As civil engineers, many times we find ourselves leading talented multidisciplined teams. This was certainly my experience when I worked on billion-dollar freeway programs that included all the engineering disciplines – along with historians, community…Read More >>

June 8, 2020

The questions facing the megacity of the future are not simple. Here’s a sample, for starters: How does a city increase its density to accommodate 50 million inhabitants while preserving its historic character, promoting accessible…Read More >>

June 4, 2020

Dennis D. Truax has been elected ASCE’s 2021 president-elect by a majority of Society members. Truax, Ph.D., P.E., DEE, D.WRE, F.NSPE, F.ASCE, has spent four decades on the civil engineering faculty at Mississippi State University….Read More >>

June 3, 2020

Yvette E. Pearson, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, is the associate dean for accreditation, assessment and strategic initiatives at Rice University in Houston. She has been an active member of ASCE for two decades, taking on a…Read More >>

June 1, 2020

Uncertainty is the dominant theme right now in the construction industry. The COVID-19 pandemic this spring has fundamentally changed the way the business works – from supply chains to project schedules. “Construction’s always interesting. There’s…Read More >>

May 31, 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: • Pingbo Tang, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the…Read More >>