Student project becomes a real-world water pollution game-changer

Microplastics are a potentially dangerous emerging pollutant in water supplies. A team of Georgia Tech students may have just solved the problem.

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Lehman, Moore named official nominees for ASCE 2022 president-elect

The official nominees for 2022 ASCE president-elect, as selected by the Society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Maria Lehman and Peter M. Moore.

Civil engineering excellence recognized with 2021 OPAL leadership awards

The 2021 ASCE OPAL leadership awards recognize outstanding civil engineering achievement.

Slideshow: ASCE project demonstrates green stormwater management techniques

ASCE completed a sustainable, low-impact development project at its Reston, Virginia, headquarters in December 2020. The project also demonstrates best management practices in stormwater control.

ASCE Salary Report Reveals ‘Strong’ Profession, Positive Trends

The ASCE 2020 Civil Engineering Salary Report shows an industry with fundamentals that continue trending in the right direction. The median pre-tax annual salary in...
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Obituaries

National and international activist for engineering, Vachon dies at 83

Reginald I. Vachon, an engineer, executive, and lawyer whose career and accomplishments always testified to his dedication to engineering, has died. He was 83.

Former NY/NJ Port Authority chief dies at 89; one of ASCE’s first OPAL winners

Eugene J. “Gene” Fasullo, whose long love affair with engineering led to his appointment as chief engineer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has died. He was 89.

Multitalented, eclectic Life Member dies at 82

Paul V. Whitney, an ASCE Life Member who worked for Bethlehem Steel, has died. He was 82.

Hawaii civil engineering professor active in advancing CE education dies

Horst G. Brandes, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Hawaii and former president of the ASCE Hawaii Section, has died.

Awards

Civil engineering excellence recognized with 2021 OPAL leadership awards

The 2021 ASCE OPAL leadership awards recognize outstanding civil engineering achievement.

Berg earns Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award

ASCE has honored Ryan Berg, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, with the 2021 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award.

2021 Casagrande Award announced

ASCE has honored Katerina Ziotopoulou, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, and Xunchang Fei, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, as the two winners of the 2021 Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award.

Society presents Mejia with 2021 Peck Award

ASCE has honored Lelio H. Mejia, Ph.D., P.E., GE, M.ASCE, NAE, with the 2021 Ralph B. Peck Award.

New Fellows

Taha Honored as Fellow

Mahmoud Reda Taha, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a Distinguished Professor, Regents' Lecturer, and chairman of the Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at...

New ASCE Fellows – December 2020

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives.

Shields elevated to Society Fellow

Gerarda M. Shields, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, currently the Interim Dean of the School of Technology & Design at New York City College of Technology, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Ogden tabbed as ASCE Fellow

Fred L. Ogden, Ph.D., P.E., F.EWRI, F.ASCE, who works with the IBSS Corp. as acting chief scientist and academic-in-residence at the U.S. National Water Center, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

CE Roundtable: How do you stay current with evolving technology?

How do civil engineers keep pace with the ever-changing technology landscape?