Tag: New Faces of Civil Engineering

- Advertisement -

Data Plus Technology Equals Powerful Climate Change Visualization Tool

As a doctoral student at the University of California, Irvine, Alexandre Martinez was surrounded by data. Climate data from the past. Climate data for future projections. But one word kept haunting his research: “useful.” How could he make this data transcend a mere spreadsheet? How could he make this data useful? He talked it over with a colleague, Tina Korani, professor of new media at San Jose State...

The ‘Nueva Latina’ Isn’t Your Typical Civil Engineering Role Model

It’s not every day you find a civil engineer whose lifelong passion is writing. Then again, Anali Martinez Gonzalez is not your everyday civil engineer. Martinez Gonzalez started “The Nueva Latina” lifestyle blog more than six years ago to share her experiences as a Latina civil engineer living and working in the United States. “I think what motivated me was the lack of our story being told,”...

Commitment to Outreach in Kansas City Dreams Big

Imagine. It’s your senior year of high school. You’ve got a spot on the varsity basketball team. A winter awaits, full of buzzer-beaters and hardcourt heroics. But instead you give it up for … civil engineering? Tony Kulesa did just that, passing on basketball season during his senior year in favor of a job-shadowing opportunity at a civil engineering firm in nearby Aberdeen, South Dakota. Surprising as...

Civil Engineer’s Journey Wasn’t Easy, But Well Worth It

Luis Duque has made it all look easy – balancing his civil engineering career success with family (second baby on the way this summer) and community service. But don’t be fooled. It might appear easy now, but getting to this point was no easy journey. Flash back four years ago. Duque graduated from South Dakota State University. But with rent due and no civil engineering firms...

ASCE Plot Points Season 1 Episode 14: Personal Vision

The only thing more stressful than making a plan is not making a plan. Especially when it comes to your career. On today's ASCE Plot Points, Kelly Doyle Keselica explains how mapping out your own personal vision can provide a guideline for your life (1:06). In this week's Civil Engineers Are Not Boring segment, ASCE Past-President Kristina Swallow details her unique, daring, and definitely not boring hobby (12:02). And finally, ASCE's 2019 New...

ASCE Members ‘Invent Amazing’ During #EWeek2019

Engineers Week 2019 is here and ASCE members have geared up to take part. This year’s theme, Engineers: Invent Amazing, is on par with everything members have accomplished so far. ASCE Announces 2019 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professionals ASCE celebrated its 2019 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professional, a group of 10 talented young professionals who are taking the civil engineering industry...

Tomorrow’s Heroes: ASCE’s 2019 New Faces of Civil Engineering – College

ASCE annually recognizes 10 civil engineering students who represent the future of the profession. They are the collegiate edition of the Society’s New Faces of Civil Engineering. The 2019 honorees are rising stars, inspired and inspiring, many of them drawn to the profession by a desire to help others and protect the planet. Although they are young, their project experiences speak to us loudly. One student...

Nicaragua Childhood and World Travels Inspire Engineering Success for New Face Honoree

Her story begins in Nicaragua, but follow closely, because the plot moves all over the map from there. Madeley Arriola Guerrero, A.M.ASCE, an associate engineer for Chen Moore and Associates in West Palm Beach, FL, holds a remarkably world-wise perspective early in her career thanks to a decade of global education and engineering work. ASCE has honored her as a 2019 New Face of Civil...

Passion for Clean Water Drives Bentolila

Salvador Bentolila has traveled the world, engineering and implementing water solutions. But it was a trip to Kenya last summer that really drove home the importance of his work. “I had read about and seen images of how communities in Kenya lived and knew about all their issues with water, but it really made an impact on me when I went there and saw it with...

New Face Honoree Uses Social Media to Promote Civil Engineering

So, what exactly do engineers do when they go to work each day? Andrea DuMont thought she knew. After all, she grew up in a family of engineers. She aced her math and science classes. President of the robotics club in high school. Good grades in college. Civil engineering major. And yet … “I grew up thinking I would just sit in a cubicle, do some math, do...