Society News

July 1, 2014

The FederalAi??Highway Trust Fund is headed toward insolvency in a matter of months, and in an effort to avert this crisis, ASCE recently launched FixTheTrustFund.org. On June 11, I wrote a post for the U.S….Read More >>

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June 30, 2014

Anthony F. Leketa, Sr., P.E., M.ASCE, is executive vice president of Construction Services for Parsons Government Services (PGS). Employed by PGS since 2005, Leketa has held a series of leadership positions, also serving as president…Read More >>

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June 30, 2014

John Hooper, P.E., S.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, is a senior principal and the director of Earthquake Engineering at Seattle, Washington–headquartered Magnusson Klemencic Associates, and has over 30 years of structural engineering experience, with a focus on seismic…Read More >>

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June 25, 2014

ASCE has determined the winners of a number of its awards for 2014. As of June 25, the following outstanding individuals have been named. Michael D. Flowers, P.E., M.ASCE, is the recipient of the Roebling Award…Read More >>

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June 25, 2014

Sungjoo Hwang, S.M.ASCE; Moonseo Park, A.M.ASCE; Hyun-Soo Lee, Ph.D., M.ASCE; SangHyun Lee, A.M.ASCE; and Hyunsoo Kim, S.M.ASCE, are the recipients of the Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize for their paper “Dynamic Feasibility Analysis of the Housing…Read More >>

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June 25, 2014

Michael D. Flowers, P.E., M.ASCE, is the recipient of the Roebling Award for  outstanding leadership in construction of the most challenging bridge projects ever attempted by civil engineers in the modern era, particularly the record-setting,…Read More >>

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June 25, 2014

There are presently over 100 definitions for the term “sustainable development.” And there are literally hundreds of sustainability rating tools worldwide, including the Institute of Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Envision tool, which allows civil engineers to rate…Read More >>

June 25, 2014

Gary K. Chock, S.E., F.ASCE, is president of Hawaii-headquartered Martin & Chock, Inc., and has been engaged in structural engineering since 1980. His work includes the tallest buildings in the State of Hawaii as well as…Read More >>

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June 24, 2014

N. Sathi Sathialingam, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, is a principal geotechnical engineer / senior project manager with HNTB Corporation and has over 25 years’ experience in geotechnical and earthquake engineering. Throughout his esteemed career, Sathialingam…Read More >>

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June 23, 2014

Like the prehistoric marine predator, ichthyosaur, the University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe and team were designed to take out the opposition. After 3 days of competition against 22 other teams, students from the University…Read More >>