Society News

For the second straight year, West Virginia high school students Aniket Zinzuwadia and Nick Bartusiak are winners of the West Point Bridge Design Contest sponsored by ASCE.
May 24, 2013

For virtually designing 2 bridges that could carry the design load at the lowest cost, West Virginia high school students Aniket Zinzuwadia and Nick Bartusiak captured the $10,000 first place scholarship prize at the 2013…Read More >>

Four officials from Tekna, Norway’s largest society of professionals, visited ASCE March 18-19 to sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the 2 organizations.
May 24, 2013

With the goal of promoting mutual cooperation and shared activities with ASCE, a delegation from Norway’s Tekna (Teknisk-naturvitenskapelig forening, Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals) visited ASCE March 18-19, during their trip to…Read More >>

May 24, 2013

After 100 years, Richard Woodruff, P.E., F.ASCE says he has finally found his niche as a civil engineer. Following a long and successful career building dams throughout Alabama, Woodruff, who turned 100 on March 22,…Read More >>

May 23, 2013

The American Society of Civil Engineers expresses its condolences to all affected by the stunning devastation unleashed by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., on Monday, May 20. According to leaders of ASCE’s Oklahoma Section…Read More >>

Image of the 2013 White House Champions of Change
May 16, 2013

“How many people in the course of their careers are acknowledged by the President of the United States for making a significant impact with what they do and then get the opportunity to actually sit…Read More >>

Aerial map of extreme weather, Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall in the area, Oct. 29, 2012
May 14, 2013

Sea level rise brought on by a changing climate and the increasing frequency of extreme storms have exposed metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. to both the long- and short-term threat of major flooding. In the…Read More >>

Chart indicating ASCE’s group on LinkedIn has grown steadily since mid-2008.
May 14, 2013

ASCE achieved a significant milestone in May when the Society’s LinkedIn group page passed the 100,000-member mark. The group page, which is growing at a pace of 200 to 300 new members a day, has…Read More >>

May 14, 2013

MARKUS J. BUEHLER MARKUS J. BUEHLER, Ph.D., Aff.M.ASCE, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was presented the 2013 Robert Lansing Hardy Award from the…Read More >>

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Aerial view of some of the flood damage caused by Hurricane Sandy
May 7, 2013

One of the great challenges the U.S. faces today is recognizing the magnitude of risk posed by flooding and the difficulty of motivating the public and decision makers to make the investments required to reduce…Read More >>

May 7, 2013

Earning your professional engineer (P.E.) license is one of the most pivotal steps in your career, so make sure you are well prepared for this essential milestone by enrolling in an ASCE P.E. Exam Review…Read More >>

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