Why civil engineering students should make things

The benefit of making things for younger children in STEM education has been widely supported. But what about the civil engineering students in college-level courses?

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Comments sought on new edition of ASCE 7

A public comment period is now open for the 2022 edition of ASCE/SEI 7 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures.

Civil Engineering Almanac – First amusement park roller coaster in the US

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the opening of the first roller coaster in the United States was opened at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York.

New ASCE manual of practice provides framework for hazard-resilient infrastructure

A new ASCE manual of practice released this week gives civil engineers the tools to design, plan, and build more resiliently, more consistently.

Connect with civil engineers around the world

ASCE is the largest professional civil engineering network in the world with more than 150,000 members. That’s why we’ve created ASCE Collaborate – to connect our global community and to help advance your career and the profession.
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Pioneering engineer Delon Hampton dies at 87

Delon Hampton, esteemed academic, founder of a firm bearing his name that has grown for 48 years, and ASCE’s first Black president in 2000, has died at 87.

Founder of Chicago-Based Weaver Consultants Group Dies at 66

John W. Weaver II, founder and former managing principal of Weaver Consultants Group in Chicago, has died at 66 in a tragic plane crash...

San Diego’s ‘Father of the Freeway,’ Dekema Dies at 101

Distinguished Member Jacob Dekema, a World War II veteran and former San Diego Section president who supervised the postwar boom of freeway construction in...

Stephen Bechtel Jr., longtime CEO of Bechtel and champion of civil engineering, dies at 95

Stephen D. Bechtel Jr., Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, retired chairman and CEO of Bechtel, who led the company through massive expansion from the 1960s through the '80s, and was a lifelong philanthropist who championed production of ASCE's 2017 IMAX movie Dream Big: Engineering Our World, has died at 95.


Kopp receives 2021 Cermak Medal

ASCE has honored Gregory A. Kopp, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2021 Jack E. Cermak Medal for his many contributions in wind engineering through research and development of wind load standards of buildings and the NIST aerodynamic database.

Civil engineering excellence recognized with 2021 OPAL leadership awards

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

ASCE 2020 Convention – Society Award Recipients

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The following ASCE award...

ASCE Honors Class of 2020 Distinguished Members

ASCE has announced its newest class of Distinguished Members, a status reserved for the most eminent civil engineers in the Society. Of all ASCE membership,...

New Fellows

Durham named ASCE Fellow

Stephan A. Durham, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, assistant dean for student success and outreach of the College of Engineering as well as a professor of civil engineering at the University of Georgia, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

New ASCE Fellows – May 2021

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor.

Society elevates Lembo to Fellow

Michael J. Lembo, P.E., F.ASCE, patent portfolio manager of CertainTeed LLC and an engineer with more than 30 years of active practice in construction engineering and construction materials, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Stower honored as Fellow

David Ndubi Stower, C.Eng, F.ASCE, a civil engineering professional with over 40 years’ experience in design, construction, and management of civil and water services infrastructure, project financing, and public administration, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

ASCE student conferences, competitions embrace the virtual

Yes, the ASCE student conferences are a little different this spring, but they're succeeding in the new virtual format.