Society News

July 30, 2013

As of June, the following winners had been announced.             TODD D. ATKINS, S.M.ASCE; GARIN HUGHES, S.M.ASCE; RACHEL M. JAMES, S.M.ASCE; KURT W. MELVIN, S.M.ASCE; ALEXANDRA ORAN, S.M.ASCE; CRISTOBAL ROBLES,…Read More >>

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July 25, 2013

ASCE’s efforts to promote sustainable infrastructure development achieved a significant milestone on July 24, when the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure presented the first-ever Envision project award to the William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery in…Read More >>

July 22, 2013

ASCE will conduct a public comment period from July 22 to September 1 on the update to ASCE 10, Design of Latticed Steel Transmission Structures. All interested ASCE members are encouraged to participate. The ASCE…Read More >>

July 15, 2013

REGINALD “REGGIE” AUGUST DARROW REGINALD “REGGIE” AUGUST DARROW, P.E., F.ASCE, who as an engineer with the Bechtel Corporation helped design and manage infrastructure projects spanning the globe, passed away on January 27 at the age…Read More >>

M 6.6 earthquake that struck Sichuan Provence, China, on April 20.
July 9, 2013

A team of four civil engineers sponsored by ASCE’s Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering traveled to Sichuan Province, China, May 27–28 to investigate and report on a U.S. Geological Survey-estimated 6.6 magnitude earthquake that…Read More >>

July 1, 2013

The best way to recognize important professional milestones in your career is by advancing your membership grade at ASCE. As a dedicated civil engineer, upgrading represents your professional advancement and demonstrates to your employers and…Read More >>

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WFEO Meeting
June 28, 2013

Marwan Abdelhamid, civil engineer and general secretary of the General Union of Palestinian Engineers, recently visited ASCE headquarters in Reston in his role as president-elect of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) to discuss…Read More >>

June 27, 2013

“What do the [civil engineering] department heads care about? They care about attracting better students, they want to have better curriculum, and they want to have more effective faculty—faculty who do a great job teaching…Read More >>

June 26, 2013

Do you have questions about the application of ASCE’s Code of Ethics to your daily life? Civil engineering is technical by nature, often involving complex concepts, evaluation, calculation, and design to implement a project. But…Read More >>

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Concrete Canoe 20/13 winners
June 24, 2013

After finishing either second or third three times over the previous four years, the fifth time proved to be a charm as École de technologie supérieure was crowned champion of the 26th Annual ASCE National…Read More >>