November 12, 2019

Guillermo Díaz-Fañas, C.Eng, Ing., P.E., M.ASCE, has been giving back and making a difference all his life. Today he talks about the nonprofit he helped start, Qu-AKE: Queer Advocacy and Knowledge...
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June 27, 2019

Guillermo Díaz-Fañas could have stayed quiet. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Díaz-Fañas, C.Eng, Ing., P.E., M.ASCE, was different in a place where normalcy reigned. He was exceedingly...
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April 3, 2019

The Board of Direction continues to take a big-picture approach to leadership. Last year, that meant developing a new strategic plan for ASCE. At its quarterly meeting in Arlington, VA, March 10,...
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August 4, 2018

The topics – sustainability, climate change, inclusion – are so big they demand a global conversation. The 2018 Global Engineering Congress will provide the venue. Slated for Oct. 20-26 in...
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May 10, 2018

It’s a tight-knit group, this 3 a.m. texting club. Ariel Christenson is a proud member. These days – or more accurately, these nights – she finds herself awake in the hazy daze between...
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March 15, 2018

Each month a cross section of prominent ASCE members shares insights on important industry topics in the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable. For ASCE News’ Women in Civil Engineering series,...
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February 21, 2018

Money was tight for Fernando Ceballos growing up in Brownsville, Texas, a city on the Rio Grande River right at the southernmost tip of the state. At home, it was just him, his mom, and his...
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February 21, 2018

Alexa Ducioame was one of only two women in most of her civil engineering classes in college. She’s working now to make sure that the women of future generations don’t find themselves in...
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February 21, 2018

It was just after midnight. Guillermo Díaz-Fañas, 14 years old, awoke to a buzzing in his ears. He sat up and looked around. Surely, this was some kind of dream. The walls appeared to bend;...
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September 13, 2017

Survey says …? Bright futures for civil engineers. Results of the 2017 ASCE Salary Survey find that the median pre-tax income for civil engineers was $101,000 in 2016. Base salaries,...
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