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January 14, 2014

William “Bill” F. Blank, Sr., P.E., LS, F.ASCE, who founded the engineering firm Blank and Wesselink & Associates in 1965, where he served as president, CEO, and chairman emeritus, passed away on November 26 at…Read More >>

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January 14, 2014

Johannes Joost “Joe” DeVries, PhD, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE, a world-renowned hydrologic engineer and highly esteemed professor, whose civil engineering career spanned 50 years in the fields of hydraulic engineering, irrigation system analysis, and hydrology, passed…Read More >>

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January 10, 2014

This is the first profile in a series to introduce ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering 2014. Designers of the next bridge, skyscraper, or wastewater treatment plant, they are the leaders of tomorrow. Today, read about Eset…Read More >>

January 6, 2014

Once again, ASCE achieved a significant milestone in its program to advance the principles of sustainable development when our headquarters building in Reston, Virginia, recently received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyai??i??s 2013 Energy Star. The…Read More >>

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December 20, 2013

In 1975, when the Ford tractor dealership in Southern California needed a master mechanic to maintain and repair its  fleet of backhoe loaders, skip loaders, Bobcats, trenchers, or Caterpillars, they hired a young man who…Read More >>

December 16, 2013

Roger W. Sheridan, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, considered the oldest current serving mayor in the U.S., and who as a civil engineer worked on airports, seaports, dry docks, dams, and highways in 32 countries around the…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

Fred H. Kulhawy, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., Dist.M.ASCE, is the recipient of ASCE’s Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award, for his significant contributions to analysis and design of deep and shallow foundations, for many well-documented studies of…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

Chadi El Mohtar, D.Eng., A.M.ASCE, is the recipient of ASCE’s Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award for his contributions in pore fluid engineering and the flow of viscous suspensions through porous media in ground improvement applications. Assistant…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

 Catherine A. Leslie, P.E., F.ASCE, is the recipient of the ASCE Presidents’ Award for her leadership of Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) and her dedication to community-driven development programs to build sustainable engineering projects in…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

 Carlos S. Ospina, NAE, Hon.M.ASCE, considered by his countryman to be “the father of engineering consultants in Colombia,” passed away on October 19 at the age of 93. Born June 27, 1920, in Bitaco, Columbia,…Read More >>

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