Why civil engineering students should make things

The benefit of making things for younger children in STEM education has been widely supported. But what about the civil engineering students in college-level courses?

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Annual Construction Institute Student Days presents real-world challenges, opportunities

For the first time, the annual Construction Institute’s CI Student Days heavy civil engineering team challenge was held as an online event this summer. The real-world lessons and opportunities afforded by the competition, however, remained the same.

ASCE members celebrate Senate infrastructure bill as ‘giant leap forward’

ASCE’s long-term advocacy efforts scored a huge victory this week when the Senate passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill in a 69-30 bipartisan vote.

Steel bridge returns to roster of ASCE student competitions

ASCE has renewed its partnership with the American Institute of Steel Construction for the student steel bridge competition, starting with the 2021-2022 school year.

5 things you didn’t know about the Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike was designated an ASCE landmark in 1988.
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Obituaries

Virginia Beach Underground Utilities Engineer Nettleton Dies at 65

Richard “Rich” H. Nettleton, P.E., M.ASCE, a design and construction manager for the Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities who oversaw expansion and maintenance...

Founder of Top-50 Engineering Firm, Kleinfelder Dies at 82

James H. “Jim” Kleinfelder, P.E., M.ASCE, an ASCE Life Member who launched one of the first major engineering firms to delve into environmental services,...

Gary Gilbert, Orange County Branch Past President, Dies at 43

Gary Gilbert, P.E., G.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, an active member of California’s Orange County Branch and dedicated civil engineer, has died at the age...

Devoted ASCE Fellow, Former Board Member Padgett Dies at 72

J.A. “Jay” Padgett, a well-respected, devoted ASCE member since 1972 who helped steer changes to the Society’s governance as a member of the Executive...

Awards

Craddock Honored With OPAL Award in Construction

Ted Craddock, P.E., M.ASCE, acting deputy director of the State Water Project with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), and recent project manager...

Spelman and Sansalone Earn Hering Medal

ASCE has honored the writing team of David W. Spelman, Ph.D., EI, A.M.ASCE, and John J. Sansalone, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Rudolph...

Barry Recognized With Professional Practice Award

ASCE has honored Brock E. Barry, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, with the 2020 Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award for extraordinary service and leadership as...

Sowby Picked for Mead Prize for Younger Members

ASCE has honored Robert B. Sowby, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members for the paper “To Uphold and...

New Fellows

Researcher, Organizer Elseifi Now Fellow

Mostafa Elseifi, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Louisiana State University, has been named a Fellow...

New ASCE Fellows – May 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...

Region 2 Governor Is New Fellow

Khaled A. Alamdeen, P.E., F.ASCE, a civil engineer specializing in structural design of bridges and transportation facility buildings, has been named a Fellow by...

Beaver elevated to ASCE fellow

Jesse L. Beaver, P.E., F.ASCE, a leader in the field of underground utility engineering, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

ASCE student conferences, competitions embrace the virtual

Yes, the ASCE student conferences are a little different this spring, but they're succeeding in the new virtual format.