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New Face honoree seeks systems solutions to world water crises

New Face of Civil Engineering Kimberly Pugel has taken her fear of climate change and turned it into positive action.

Family, community, engineering – New Face makes everlasting contribution

New Face of Civil Engineering Bahaar Taylor has taken multitasking to a new level.

Trailblazing New Face strives to rebuild Puerto Rico’s infrastructure

Growing up, Hector Colón De La Cruz recognized Puerto Rico’s expanding infrastructure concerns. This led him to spearhead the first Puerto Rico Infrastructure Report Card. His goal – to rebuild and improve the communities.

New Face serves as the voice of underrepresented civil engineers

A love for rollercoasters put Jayvon Garth on the ride toward a career in civil engineering and architecture. But specific life experiences further pushed him to focus on projects that foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Driving the infrastructure investment conversation toward solutions

With the ASCE 2021 Report Card for America's Infrastructure nearing its March 3 release, Darren Olson places his ongoing advocacy efforts in context.

Pioneering geotechnical engineer Woods dies at 85

Richard D. Woods, pioneering researcher, beloved academic, and a driving force behind ASCE’s Geo-Institute, has died. He was 85.

Miami water and sewer engineer dies at 49

Kevin Lee Young, a water and sewer project engineer for Milian, Swain & Associates Inc., in Miami, has died. He was 49.

Founding COPRI member Calhoun dies at 79

Charles Clifford Calhoun Jr., a hydraulics engineer and founding member of ASCE’s Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute has died. He was 79.

Key engineer in Alaska growth, Casper dies at 95

Everett W. “Peter” Casper Jr., a leader of projects in Alaska for decades who played a notable role in the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, has died. He was 95.

Longtime Indiana structural engineer and Purdue associate professor dies at 90

Robert Otto Etzler, a structural engineer known as an inveterate optimist, has died. He was 90.