February 19, 2020

Every spring, ASCE shines a ray of sunlight on the future of the profession. It’s the collegiate edition of the New Faces of Civil Engineering – 10 students whose early accomplishments are...
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February 12, 2020

The annual ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering provide reassurance to anyone concerned that the profession’s future will remain in good hands. These 10 young professionals have each accomplished...
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February 12, 2020

Thalia Valkanos can’t be accused of playing things too safe. Or to use a football metaphor, given her (self-proclaimed) status as ASCE's resident NFL expert, Valkanos doesn’t send in the kicking...
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February 12, 2020

Brian Phan’s parents had a simple, if daunting, plan as they made their way out of poverty in Vietnam back in the early 1990s and moved their young family to Los Angeles. “Their goal was to...
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February 12, 2020

It was during the ASCE 2018 Convention. Robin Kemper, earlier that day inducted as the Society president, invited friends and colleagues up to her hotel suite to celebrate the occasion. Sometime...
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February 12, 2020

The Caribbean is one of the most hazard-prone regions in the world. So, for Daniel Campbell, growing up in the small island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, he didn’t necessarily go...
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February 12, 2020

Dana Al-Qadi had every intention of becoming a physician someday. And not just like a lot of kids do in elementary school when asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” She was...
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February 12, 2020

It was supposed to be a standard speech at her alma mater. No need for stress, certainly not intense personal exploration. Yet here Jazzy Quinabo was, digging deep, at a loss for the answer to this...
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February 12, 2020

As a doctoral student at the University of California, Irvine, Alexandre Martinez was surrounded by data. Climate data from the past. Climate data for future projections. But one word kept haunting...
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February 12, 2020

It’s not every day you find a civil engineer whose lifelong passion is writing. Then again, Anali Martinez Gonzalez is not your everyday civil engineer. Martinez Gonzalez started “The Nueva...
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