Society News

December 5, 2014

With little more than a smartphone app and a rope, Maria Gibbs, S.M.ASCE, a Ph.D. student at the University of Notre Dame, was able to do something that normally requires a team of structural engineers and a…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

The $1.35 billion Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier is a key component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers new system to reduce the risk of storm damage to areas of southeast Louisianamost vulnerable…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

When the opportunity arose in 2011 to volunteer as the technical lead for an Engineers Without Border–USA health sanitation project in Yamabal, El Salvador, Nathan Chase, P.E., QSD, LEED AP ND, ENV SP, M.ASCE, jumped at…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

On October 3, 2013, the Texas Department of Transportation broke ground on the 35Express, one of the largest transportation projects in the state’s history. The 28-mile, $1.4 billion first phase of the project is designed to…Read More >>

December 5, 2014

Since I became executive director 12 years ago, we have accomplished so much together. I want to thank all of our 147,000 members for your dedication to the profession and focus on protecting the health,…Read More >>

BY 
November 26, 2014

Thorndike Saville, Jr., P.E., F.ASCE, considered to be one of the giants in coastal engineering for his research on wave hindcasting and the development of wave statistics leading to wave forecasting and wave inshore processes,…Read More >>

November 20, 2014

There is a growing sense in the engineering community that the conditions to which engineers design are changing. “Many significant changes are taking place in the built environment, the environment in which civil engineers work….Read More >>

November 17, 2014

If you are a regular visitor to ASCE’s website, you may notice something different – it’s changed! You told us what you want and we listened. We’ve given the site a modern responsive design, making…Read More >>

BY 
November 17, 2014

Mohemmed B. Khan, P.E., F.ASCE, has been deputy director of the Department of Cranes and Derricks with the City of New York’s Department of Buildings since 2008, and throughout his distinguished career has been responsible for…Read More >>

November 10, 2014

Daniel “Dan” Henry Schubert, P.E., M.ASCE, senior vice-president at Anchorage, Alaska–headquartered GV Jones & Associates, Inc., and a recognized international arctic engineering expert, passed away on September 16 while hiking with friends along the coast…Read More >>