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Resolve to Advance Your Career in 2019 with New ASCE Benefits

ASCE is helping to prepare the engineering workforce of the 21st century. We’re doing this by helping every member matter more and making a bigger difference in their careers and lives. We recognize that continuing education remains a cornerstone for civil engineers’ ability to remain competent in their field and to safeguard the health and welfare of the public. We are here to help...

Fourth Annual ASCE Innovation Contest Invites Entries

What's your inventive infrastructure idea? The ASCE Innovation Contest can help it become a reality. The fourth annual ASCE Innovation Contest is accepting submittals through March 4. Enter in any of five categories: • improvements in clean water • Internet of Things • new construction materials • next-generation transportation • sustainable engineering “Innovation is how we lead change that improves the build environment, reduces life-cycle costs, and moves to a resilient future.,”...

Tap Into Your Innovative Side

“Engineers need to be the stars of innovative projects and practices, not the politicians.” This was an idea shared at a brainstorming session at the Multi-Region Leadership Conference in Omaha, Nebraska, on how we can advance ASCE’s strategic goals. The quest to make engineers the stars of innovation is something ASCE champions through the Grand Challenge, which looks at improving resilience, innovation, life-cycle costs,...

Three Keys to Attracting Investors to Your Innovation

The brilliant minds behind this year’s ASCE Innovation Contest winners are now trying to solve their biggest challenge – how to win over investors. It’s a harsh reality, but having a brilliant breakthrough is only half the process. Maybe not even half. It’s an entirely different challenge to bring that idea to market. Fortunately, the ASCE Innovation Contest can help. The contest serves to showcase promising...

10 Tips on Innovation from ASCE’s Innovation Contest Winners

To satisfy the growing demands of evolving societies, civil engineering must innovate. Yet "innovation" defies a clear definition. How do innovations come about? How can they be inspired? From the winners of ASCE’s first Innovation Contest, here are 10 insights: “Innovation doesn’t always have to make sense. It may not make complete sense at first, the idea that you have in your mind, but it can lead to...