November 1, 2019

ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award – the OCEA – continues to be the Society’s preeminent project honor. Rather than announcing five project finalists,  ASCE is...
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October 14, 2019

What if? Why not? Four short words; one entirely new mindset. It’s the essence of ASCE’s Future World Vision project, simultaneously open to and questioning of the civil engineering...
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October 8, 2019

Storytelling is an essential skill.  The ability to share information about a project or about the kind of work you do has the power to influence and connect audiences. It can also be the...
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August 29, 2019

In response to a growing demand for performance-based wind design guidance, ASCE's Structural Engineering Institute has issued a prestandard that supplements ASCE 7's prescriptive methods. The...
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June 27, 2019

And here we thought the future of engineering was smart technology. Perhaps there is merit in the art of being dumb. Technically speaking, at least. The Emerald Tutu earned the Overall Grand...
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May 27, 2019

David Odeh can’t help but chuckle at the irony inherent in his statement. “The one thing we can say with certainty,” Odeh says, “is that whatever future scenario we predict, that scenario...
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May 22, 2019

Civil engineering is not a profession that lacks for great ideas. The 2019 ASCE Innovation Contest makes that much clear. “The entries and winners have jumped another level higher in quality...
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May 13, 2019

Never before has the future looked so exciting. From autonomous vehicles to the most cutting-edge green technologies, the built environment is reshaping before our eyes. Exciting as it is,...
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March 25, 2019

Are you wondering why you need soft skills as a civil engineer? The Workplace Learning Report, which LinkedIn published last year after surveying 4,000 professionals globally, showed that the top...
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March 14, 2019

And the winner is … The 150 North Riverside project in Chicago earned the 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award, announced Thursday night at ASCE’s 20th annual Outstanding...
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