June 28, 2018

Never doubt the power of the “Hey, what if we … ?” question. RoadBotics is a new company that combines smartphone and artificial intelligence technology to detect and record the condition of...
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June 13, 2018

As civil engineers, we tend to get caught up in the details of our projects. This can make it hard to stay aware of the ever-changing landscape of technology. However, it is very important for...
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May 29, 2018

Dirk Ahlborn has his finger on the pulse of civil engineering’s future. As chief executive officer of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc., Ahlborn is helping to shape the future of...
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May 17, 2018

The third annual edition makes it nearly a tradition. Each spring, the ASCE Innovation Contest spotlights creative, talented engineers and their brilliant new ideas. The 2018 crop of winners...
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March 13, 2018

Duane S. Ellifritt Sr., a globally recognized expert in steel building design and creator of the steel-connection teaching sculpture, has died at 82. Ellifritt, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, was a...
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February 22, 2018

Mark Perniconi puts it well: “Innovation is progress.” Perniconi, P.E., M.ASCE, the executive director for the Charles Pankow Foundation, is serving as the chief judge for ASCE’s 2018...
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February 8, 2018

“Engineers need to be the stars of innovative projects and practices, not the politicians.” This was an idea shared at a brainstorming session at the Multi-Region Leadership Conference in Omaha,...
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February 7, 2018

ASCE Life Member Daniel L. Dornan, P.E., M.ASCE, is a special assistant to the director of the Prince George’s County (MD) Department of Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement, a department he...
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February 1, 2018

Each of the finalists ASCE’s 2018 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award ranks among the most impressive new engineering projects in the world. They provide their resident communities...
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December 7, 2017

Robie Bonilla-Gris and Catalina Nadeau-Bonilla make a unique pair. The father-daughter team submitted an anti-scour Pier Sheath concept to the 2017 ASCE Innovation Contest that earned Most...
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