Meet ASCE’s 2018 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professional

It’s an ASCE tradition. As the calendar turns to the new year, ASCE identifies an exceptional group of rising talents as the New Faces of Civil Engineering, shining spotlights on 10 outstanding young professionals and 10 college students who exemplify the future of the profession.

Here are the 10 young professionals named New Faces for 2018:

Jaffer Almosawy, ENV SP, EIT, EI, A.M.ASCE, Engineering Intern I, GCW Inc, Las Vegas

Aziza Amiri, A.M.ASCE, Associate Engineer, City of San Jose, San Jose, CA

Fernando Ceballos, EIT, A.M.ASCE, Engineer III, Pape-Dawson Engineers, Plano, TX

Jessica Chen, A.M.ASCE, Engineer, Walter P. Moore, Los Angeles

Guillermo Diaz-Fanas, P.E., M.ASCE, Geotechnical Engineer, WSP USA, New York

Alexa Ducioame, P.E., CFM, M.ASCE, Project Engineer, Moore Engineering Inc., West Fargo, ND

Sarah McEwen, P.E., A.M.ASCE, Water Resource Manager, AECOM, Jackson, MS

Ruwanka Purasinghe, EIT, A.M.ASCE, Civil Engineering Associate, L.A. Dept. of Water and Power, Los Angeles

Neeraj Kumar Sharma, A.M.ASCE, Assistant Engineer, Atkins, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Casie Venable, EIT, A.M.ASCE, Research Assistant, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

Watch for the announcement of ASCE’s 2018 New Faces of Civil Engineering – College on Jan. 17.

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  1. You people have got to find a way to recognize a young lady named Caitlin Elizabeth Terry. She founded “How Many Cows”, an organization that brings fresh water and sanitary facilities to impoverished communities all around the Caribbean. She is also associated with “Hydromissions”.

    Connecting links: and .

    She does so much good for so many people and gets little recognition. I met her at the ASCE Global conference in Panama City and have been following her ever since.


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