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January 5, 2015

Ernest R. Blatchley III, Ph.D., P.E, BCEE, F.ASCE, is professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering at Purdue University, where he conducts research in the broad area of physico/chemical processes of environmental engineering,…Read More >>

January 5, 2015

Omar al-Farouk Salem al-Damluji, Ph.D., MISSMGE, C.Eng., FICE, F.ASCE, is a consulting civil engineer, former chairman of civil engineering at the University of Baghdad, and a former cabinet minister of Construction and Housing of Iraq. Currently…Read More >>

January 1, 2015

 New Faces of Civil Engineering Are Inspiring! Last month, ASCE introduced our 2015 New Faces of Civil Engineering.  These 10 individuals – aged 30 years or younger – exhibit leadership, excellence, confidence, curiosity, integrity, sound judgment,…Read More >>

December 29, 2014

This past year, we’ve lost many of the civil engineers who helped shape our world.  Teaching icons, innovative thinkers, and leaders whose creativity and dedication to the profession will be greatly missed. ASCE says goodbye…Read More >>

December 22, 2014

As a civil engineer, you are challenged by constantly changing work environments that require creativity, adaptability, good problem-solving skills and the ability to think on one’s feet. Your work may be below the surface delivering…Read More >>

December 18, 2014

Nearly 10 years ago, the Port of Long Beach (California) instituted its Green Port Policy, which directs the port to integrate sustainable practices into port development and operations by actively promoting an organizational culture of…Read More >>

December 16, 2014

Guy Spencer Vissing, P.E., F.ASCE, senior project manager at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for over 30 years, passed away on September 12 at the age of 90. Born on November 23, 1923, in…Read More >>

December 15, 2014

Madasamy Arockiasamy, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng., F.ASCE, is a professor at Florida Atlantic University and director of the Center for Infrastructure and Constructed Facilities, where he has served as a principal investigator on more than $7.5…Read More >>

December 15, 2014

Lisa S. Woods, P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, is a senior bridge engineer at the Peachtree Corners, Georgia, office of Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., and has over 15 years of bridge engineering experience. Licensed in…Read More >>

December 12, 2014

The chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, P.E., M.ASCE, has declared his support for increased education as a requirement for entering licensed…Read More >>