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

Former Nashville Section President, Engineer With Army Corps Dies at 82

Life Member Jesse T. Perry, a Nashville-based civil engineer who taught architect-engineer contracting to hundreds of professionals over a lengthy career with the U.S....

Original ASCE 7 Chair, Former Ammann & Whitney CEO Cohen Dies at 96

ASCE Distinguished Member Edward Cohen, who oversaw the creation of ASCE 7 and shared in ASCE’s 1987 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award for restoration...

Former FWHA Executive Director and AASHTO Leader Dies

Anthony R. Kane, a noted transportation safety advocate in leadership roles with the Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and...

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...

Awards

Ettema Honored With Harold R. Peyton Award

ASCE has honored Robert Ettema, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, with the 2019 Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering for a distinguished career of...

ASCE Picks Kelly and Kobbe for President’s Medal

ASCE has honored William E. Kelly, Ph.D., P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, and Ryan Kobbe, P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2020 President’s Medal. Kelly is recognized for...

Truax Receives 2020 Friedman Professional Recognition Award

ASCE has honored Dennis D. Truax, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, with the 2020 Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award for advancing professional and ethical practice. Truax...

Meet the 5 Huber Prize recipients for 2021

ASCE has honored Shideh Dashti, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Ning Lin, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Meagan S. Mauter, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Alexandros A. Taflanidis, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; and Ming Xu, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, as the 2021 winners of the Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prizes.

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...

ASCE Adds Culligan as New Fellow

Patricia J. Culligan, Ph.D., C.Eng, F.ASCE, chair and Robert A.W. and Christine S. Carleton Professor of Civil Engineering at Columbia University, has been named a Fellow...

Erter Becomes ASCE Fellow

Shawnna L. Erter, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, vice president of geotechnical engineering at SCI Engineering Inc, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board...

Romanek Elevated to Fellow

Andrew P. Romanek, P.E., PMP, F.ASCE, a civil and environmental engineer specializing in project management, remediation and water/wastewater infrastructure improvements, has been named a...

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.