Society News

July 2, 2020

Five years in, the ASCE Innovation Contest has produced a remarkable legacy of bright ideas and infrastructure solutions. Among the most successful of success stories is RoadBotics, a Pittsburgh-based company that uses smartphone and artificial…Read More >>

June 30, 2020

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow…Read More >>

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June 26, 2020

ASCE has honored Steven A. Hughes, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, M.ASCE, with the 2020 John G. Moffatt–Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award for his numerous significant achievements and contributions to the coastal engineering profession…Read More >>

June 26, 2020

ASCE has honored the writing team of Ran Cao, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Anil K. Agrawal, P.E., F.SEI, M.ASCE; Sherif El-Tawil, P.E., F.ASCE; Xiaochen Xu; and Waider Wong with the 2020 Wellington Prize for their paper “Heavy…Read More >>

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June 25, 2020

The scenes this spring along highways cutting through Seattle were something out of a “Twilight Zone” episode. Morning commute, midday, 5 p.m. rush hour – it didn’t matter. There were barely any cars on the…Read More >>

June 25, 2020

Danielle Schroeder, EIT, A.M.ASCE, is an associate bridge engineer in Pennoni’s transportation division, based in its Philadelphia headquarters. Though just three years into her career, she’s already been extraordinarily active in ASCE, most recently serving…Read More >>

June 23, 2020

Cybercrime is a growing global threat. More companies are falling victim to hackers in large-scale data breaches. The news frequently reports new phishing scams targeting the public. But cyberattacks aren’t limited to commercial schemes. In…Read More >>

June 22, 2020

Edward K. Rice, founder of CTS Cement Manufacturing Co. of Garden Grove, California, and a visionary who held 26 cement and concrete patents, has died. He was 94. Rice, P.E., FACI, F.ASCE, recognized that improving…Read More >>

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June 22, 2020

Robert H. “Bob” Rampetsreiter, a structural engineer in Wisconsin who launched and ran Rampetstreiter Engineering for 30 years, has died at 81. Rampetsreiter, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, lived a life devoted to civil engineering and to…Read More >>

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June 22, 2020

Peter R. Goldsmith, a prominent geotechnical engineer and expert witness in New Zealand, has died. He was 75. He had a particular aptitude for litigation cases, when with gentle but confident persuasive skills he pitted…Read More >>

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