July 22, 2016

Rule No. 1 about business trips to Disney: Never tell the kids. Jason Magalen, P.E., M.ASCE, learned the hard way last week in the midst of his visit to Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA,...
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July 15, 2016

Pat Natale’s words hit close to home, even more than he knew. “Innovation is really great, but sometimes it sits on the shelf,” Natale, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, told the crowd assembled for the...
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June 30, 2016

It shouldn’t be surprising, as it was hardly coincidence. Still, it was remarkable to see how in lockstep the winners of the ASCE Innovation Contest were with each other and with their hosts,...
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June 24, 2016

ASCE has formed an alliance that will collaborate on ways to bring innovative technologies and civil engineering projects to market. The agreement with Smart City Works seeks to reduce the...
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May 20, 2016

A funny thing happens when innovators get in the same room with other innovators. They start talking to each other and one innovation turns into three, problems become solutions, and pretty soon...
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March 11, 2016

The first ASCE Innovation Contest drew entries from around the world, with practitioners, project managers, educators, researchers, and students attracted to the challenge of developing and...
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January 15, 2016

Safe to say the "Imagineers" of the Walt Disney Company know innovation when they see it. Now, thanks to the ASCE Innovation Contest, they might consider your great idea. The Innovation Contest...
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December 16, 2015

The right idea, no matter how brilliant, means nothing until it gets in front of the right people. It’s all about finding and getting the attention of that audience, right? Well, consider the...
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December 4, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith Civil engineers plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain the built environment,...
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October 9, 2015

A year ago, the Society's Industry Leaders Council launched its "Grand Challenge" program for infrastructure. It's now issuing a related grand challenge to engineering in the form of its ASCE...
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