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ASCE welcomes Briaud as new president at virtual convention

In a ceremony unlike any ASCE has seen before, Jean-Louis Briaud assumed the role of 2021 Society president, Thursday, Oct. 29. Briaud accepted the presidential pin and gavel from ASCE’s 2020 President K.N. Gunalan – in a trick of digital technology – during the annual membership meeting as part of the ASCE 2020 Convention, hosted virtually this year because...

Kim honored as Society Fellow

Roy Francis Kim Jr., P.E., F.ASCE, a nuclear engineer with more than 50 years of successful practice in both corporate and private practice engineering endeavors, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Kim’s corporate career has involved the structural and mechanical design of nuclear reactor core support structures, steam generators, nuclear power plant major component...

Society Awards – October 2020

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • William F. Baker Jr., P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, with the 2020 Ernest E. Howard Award • Robert Tsigonis, P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2020 Harold R. Peyton Award for...

Ernest E. Howard Award goes to Baker

ASCE has honored William F. Baker Jr., P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, with the 2020 Ernest E. Howard Award for enormous contributions to the civil engineering profession, particularly his creation of some of the world’s most important structures including the tallest in the world. Baker is a Structural Engineering Partner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, where he strives to extend the...

New ASCE Fellows – October 2020

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow are: • Brad Cross, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., F.ASCE • Anthony Joseph Fasano Jr., P.E., F.ASCE

Cross tabbed as new Fellow

Brad Cross, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, a professor of civil engineering atSouthern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Cross has extensive experience in the structural design and preservation of buildings. In 1983 he began work with the architectural engineering firm of Allison, McCormac, and Nickolaus, in Baltimore,...

Lyons granted ASCE fellowship

William F. Lyons Jr., P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, founder, president, and CEO of Fort Hill Companies LLC, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Lyons has more than 30 years of professional experience in consulting, government, and technology. He serves as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor on transportation...

Society Recognizes Jackson as Fellow

Birdel F. Jackson III, P.E., F.ASCE, an engineering designer and surveyor as well as A/E consultant, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Jackson began his professional career in Pittsburgh in 1968 with the American Bridge Division of U.S. Steel. The next few years saw him relocating to several other...

Fasano Becomes ASCE Fellow

Anthony Joseph Fasano Jr., P.E., F.ASCE, author, founder of the Engineering Management Institute, and influential civil engineering media presenter and career coach, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Fasano, a civil engineer himself, left his career behind to focus on helping engineers develop their people and project management skills,...

ASCE ‘dream teams’ to bring Dream Big, outreach to the digital classroom

Educational outreach in 2020 is different than it was in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed where and how kids learn. But civil engineers have innovated and adjusted so that they can continue to inspire students around the world. “The reason I do outreach is to engage with kids and encourage them to explore the wonders...