Society News

June 19, 2020

ASCE has honored Lesley C. Ewing, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, M.ASCE, with the 2020 Orville T. Magoon Sustainable Coasts Award for her lifelong dedication and significant contributions to coastal sustainability. For more than 35 years, Ewing…Read More >>

June 18, 2020

ASCE members participated in a third survey this spring to assess pandemic-related effects on the civil engineering industry. The COVID-19 Impact and Implementation Survey, compiled by Industry Insights for ASCE, collected feedback from 836 Society…Read More >>

June 17, 2020

Bobbie Shields, P.E., M.ASCE, is the owner and manager of SHIELB PLLC, a planning, engineering and management consulting firm. Previously, he worked nearly four decades as an engineering leader in both the private and public…Read More >>

June 16, 2020

On the week of what was supposed to be the 2020 ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, it is time to look forward. The 2020 competition, of course, was canceled…Read More >>

June 16, 2020

ASCE has honored Robert B. Sowby, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members for the paper “To Uphold and Enhance the Profession.” Canon 6 of the ASCE Code of Ethics…Read More >>

June 15, 2020

“Koxnuu.” It’s a Mixtec word meaning “leading and guiding.” And it proved to be the perfect name for the Tecnológico de Monterrey concrete canoe team’s 2020 canoe. Koxnuu earned the team first place at the…Read More >>

June 11, 2020

As civil engineers, many times we find ourselves leading talented multidisciplined teams. This was certainly my experience when I worked on billion-dollar freeway programs that included all the engineering disciplines – along with historians, community…Read More >>

June 11, 2020

Earning your license is an important step in becoming a professional civil engineer. As in all aspects of your career, ASCE wants to see you succeed. With the fall P.E. and S.E. exam dates nearing,…Read More >>

June 10, 2020

Andrew P. Romanek, P.E., PMP, F.ASCE, a civil and environmental engineer specializing in project management, remediation and water/wastewater infrastructure improvements, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. In college, Romanek found…Read More >>

June 8, 2020

The questions facing the megacity of the future are not simple. Here’s a sample, for starters: How does a city increase its density to accommodate 50 million inhabitants while preserving its historic character, promoting accessible…Read More >>