K.N. Gunalan's year as ASCE president certainly has been unique among the annals of Society history. But Gunalan has guided the Society through the COVID-19 pandemic with strength and grace, and, as his presidential term winds down this fall, he shares this Member Voices article – a message of reassurance and resilience to civil engineering students around the world.
I hope and trust that you’ve...
ASCE members in Lebanon have helped lead the recovery effort in the aftermath of an explosion that shook the Port of Beirut at 6:08 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4, in the center of the densely populated capital.
The destruction extended across a four-mile radius, with casualties reported at 220 dead, 6,000 injured and 300,000 left homeless.
“What motivated all of us is passion for our beloved country...
In a moment now sadly rich in irony, University of Washington professor Kate Simonen attended a carbon neutral conference in Los Angeles this past March and thought to herself, “I don’t want to travel this much anymore.”
The COVID-19 pandemic was still mostly impending in the United States. But for Simonen, it wasn’t even the pandemic concerns.
“I was reflecting on my health, the time away...
ASCE recently announced its 2020-2021 undergraduate Society Scholarship recipients and its 2020-2021 graduate student Society Fellowship recipients:
2020-2021 ASCE Society Scholarship recipients:
Jas Ahuja, S.M.ASCE, New Jersey Institute of Technology – Samuel Fletcher Tapman ASCE Student Chapter Scholarship
Tanzila Alam, S.M.ASCE, California State University – Fresno – Samuel Fletcher Tapman ASCE Student Chapter Scholarship
Quaid Ebanks, S.M.ASCE, Oregon State University – Eugene C. Figg, Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship