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SmithED
August 26, 2014

The ASCE Board of Direction has selected Thomas W. Smith III, ENV SP, CAE, M.ASCE, as the next executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Smith, ASCE’s current deputy

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Save America's Infrastructure

Peter Merfeld receives the Maine Section ASCE 2009 Civil Engineer of the Year award.
August 27, 2014

Peter S. Merfeld, P.E., M.ASCE is a member of the Maine Section. He has exhibited leadership experience as section president, Maine Report Card chair, and through work on the national Report Card for America’s Infrastructure….Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 25, 2014

Attention on the Highway Trust Fund seems to have waned since Congress passed a 10-month funding patch in July. However, May will be here before we know it. There is still more work to be…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

new grain elevator
August 25, 2014

Chicago’s city elders once resisted the establishment of train routes to service regional farmers. They feared that the local economy would collapse if the farmers didn’t travel to the city to sell their goods and…Read More >>

ASCE News

Student Days featured a technical tour of the Northwest Pipe Company's Portland, OR, facility. 
Photo credit: ASCE
August 21, 2014

As the next generation of civil engineers moves from the classroom to the workplace, many students find themselves confronted with issues not always covered in lectures and textbooks. While many students are taught the basics of…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 20, 2014

Let’s Envision the Infrastructure for Tomorrow America’s infrastructure needs a national commitment to bring existing infrastructure into a state-of-good-repair, and in the long term we must modernize and build in a targeted and strategic manner….Read More >>

ASCE News

August 18, 2014

Have you ever considered yourself an ASCE leader? Serving as an elected official at the national and regional levels can be a rewarding and challenging experience and is an excellent way to hone leadership skills,…Read More >>

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2015 Election
August 15, 2014

Mark W. Woodson, P.E., L.S., D.WRE, F.ASCE, president and owner of  Woodson Engineering & Surveying, Inc., of Flagstaff, Arizona, which he founded in 1994, has been elected ASCE’s new president-elect by its members. Woodson, whose 43-year…Read More >>

ASCE News

August 14, 2014

Seven individuals have been honored as recipients of three ASCE awards for government engineering service and a peer reviewed journal article. Sreenivas Alampalli, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, received the Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award…Read More >>

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Promote the Profession

August 14, 2014

A growing number of women have been entering the field of engineering over the past few decades but this good news story doesn’t have a rosy ending.  As recent coverage in the Washington Post and…Read More >>

The Leadership Imperative

Shouldn’t you want to make full use of what is being learned about the brain? Knowing a selective bit about your brain will help you become a better engineer.
August 12, 2014

Professional engineer Stu Walesh wants to release the leader within you. A multidimensional and honored career has enabled him to do just that. Drawing on experience from his work in the public, private, and academic…Read More >>