Tag: COVID-19

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Third-quarter data depict good news for AEC industry despite pandemic

Most notably, the survey shows a lack of expansive layoffs in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry.

Detecting evidence of COVID-19 in wastewater

Evidence of COVID-19 can be detected early in the wastewater stream.

20 minutes into the future?

The Mega City world in ASCE’s Future World Vision initiative seems fantastical, but it’s not.

New Survey Tools Improve Healthcare on the Frontlines of the Pandemic

Rod Beadle, P.E., M.ASCE, is the senior WASH and response advisor for Food for the Hungry, an international relief and development organization graduating communities from extreme poverty in over 20 countries worldwide. He has been an active member of ASCE for over 35 years. In today’s Member Voices article, he shares how his team has adapted its work on the fly to meet the new...

Time to start a business?

Starting a business during a pandemic may seem foolhardy, but this article tells you why it's not such a bad idea.

Realigning ASCE for the future

The American Society of Civil Engineers stands at the edge of transformational change.

House passes $10-billion Water Resources Development Act, focus turns to Senate

The Water Resources Development Act would fulfill a longstanding goal of many infrastructure advocates.

Carbon composites make their way from the lab to the field

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are pioneering a family of lightweight CFRP composite products.

Member Voices

Career by Design: How I Found a Job During COVID-19 ASCE’s online community for younger civil engineers, Career by Design, gives you the tools, tips and resources you need to advance your career. Much of that is in real-life advice from young engineers. Hala Abdo, EIT, A.M.ASCE, is a drainage and road engineer-in-training with FAM Construction LLC, working on the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project...

Accelerating through adversity

Some critical civil engineering projects have been completed faster than expected during the pandemic. The culprit? Fewer people on the roads.