Featured Post
ASCE President Robert D. Stevens (top left) presents Harding Middle School students, teacher Shannon Haas (bottom right), and volunteer mentor Gary Bishop (top right) with ASCE's Most Innovative Design of Infrastructure award. Photo Credit: DiscoverE
February 19, 2015

Designing a futuristic city that incorporates a sustainable engineering system to help grow crops in urban settings to better feed the community earned 3 students from the Harding Middle School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this year’s

Recent Posts

ASCE News

March 5, 2015

Change is a constant. That may be one way to sum up the concept that is driving a major transformation of ASCE’s annual meeting. In a dynamic profession driven by rapid changes in technology, public…Read More >>

Technical Notes

March 5, 2015

As part of its Employment and Training Administration’s Industry Competency Initiative, the U.S. Department of Labor is developing an engineering competency model that will join numerous other industry models in the USDOL’s effort to promote…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 3, 2015

Considered the State of California’s largest public works project to date, the 2,047-foot-long, 258.33-foot-wide San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span is the longest single-tower, Self-Anchored Suspension Span (SAS) in the world and the world’s widest bridge.

ASCE News

March 2, 2015

 As a global civil engineering society, ASCE frequently advocates the need for diversity and inclusion. Engineers work on complex infrastructure projects that are composed of multidisciplinary teams of individuals who require robust problem-solving abilities. No…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 2, 2015

Iowa’s transportation investment as funded by the state gas tax FINALLY received a 10-cent raise last week, which went into effect yesterday. The last time it had seen an increase before that? 1989. To put…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 28, 2015

For the first time, ASCE is formally recognizing an individual member and a team who are dedicated to saving America’s infrastructure and promoting ASCE’s Priority Issues through building relationships with lawmakers. The Outstanding Civil Engineer…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

Truthout.org
February 27, 2015

Two state report cards releases, legislation passed to raise Iowa’s state gas tax, and promising discussions on federal transportation funding, give us reasons to be optimistic about the future of our nation’s infrastructure. After a…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 27, 2015

During National Engineers Week (EWeek), scheduled February 23-28 this year, many ASCE Sections, Branches, student chapters and members observed the celebration with a series of events. Those included everything from organizing Popsicle Bridge Contests, hosting an…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 27, 2015

As part of its commitment to developing and implementing a more comprehensive, integrated, and strategic focus on diversity and inclusion in the workplace and within the civil engineering profession, ASCE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 26, 2015

Designed by AECOM and Hugh Broughton Architects, the Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, launched in February 2013, is the first fully relocatable arctic research station in the world. The futuristic, $43 million state-of-the-art research facility is segmented into 8 modules, each sitting atop ski-fitted, hydraulic legs designed to cope with rising snow.