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Advocating for infrastructure on Capitol Hill

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many ASCE activities have transitioned to a virtual format. This includes the 2021 Legislative Fly-In, which will focus on sharing the grades and recommendations from the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

ENR newsmakers list recognizes ASCE members

The latest Engineering News-Record list of Top 25 Newsmakers features two prominent ASCE members.

Three keys to taking a great bridge photo

Bridge engineer Danielle Schroeder offers three tips on what makes a great bridge photo.

Failing infrastructure costing families $3,300 a year, new ASCE report says

"Failure to Act: Economic Impacts of Status Quo Investment Across Infrastructure Systems" drives home the need, down to the family level.

ASCE recognizes Emadzadeh and Chiew

ASCE has honored Adel Emadzadeh and Yee-Meng Chiew, Ph.D., M.ASCE, with the 2021 Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize for the paper “Settling Velocity of Porous Spherical Particles,” published in the January 2020 issue of Journal of Hydraulic Engineering.

New Board meets to address challenges ahead

The ASCE Board of Direction held its first quarterly meeting of 2021, held virtually Jan. 16.

Pioneering engineer Delon Hampton dies at 87

Delon Hampton, esteemed academic, founder of a firm bearing his name that has grown for 48 years, and ASCE’s first Black president in 2000, has died at 87.

ASCE Local News – January 2021

Recent local news highlights from around ASCE.

Understanding the role of gender in knowledge seeking among engineers

Previous research has discussed the marginalization of women in the profession, but how does knowledge acquisition play a role?

New ASCE Fellows – January 2021

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: • Cary H. Beatisula, P.E., F.ASCE • Tong Guo, Ph.D., C.Eng, F.ASCE • David P. Kozman, P.E., F.ASCE • Feniosky Peña-Mora, Sc.D., P.E., F.ASCE • Laurence R. Rilett, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE • Aleksandar Stevanovic, Ph.D.,...