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AISC, ASCE Team Up for Student Steel Bridge Competition, Starting in 2021-2022

August 10, 2021 - in Awards, News

CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) today announced a renewed partnership for the Student Steel Bridge Competition, starting with the 2021-2022 school year. The annual Student Steel…

New ASCE Geotechnical Publication Examines Two Recent Dam Failures

July 29, 2021 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – Following heavy rains in May 2020, the Edenville Dam, and subsequently the Sanford Dam in Midland, Michigan, failed massively. The American…

Guidance on Building for Physical Security Provided in New ASCE Manual of Practice 142

June 23, 2021 - in Buildings

Reston, Va. – Evolving threats from bombings, civil disturbances, biological attacks, and other malevolent events have raised the importance of physical…

New ASCE Manual of Practice 144 Provides a Framework to Plan and Design for Hazards

Reston, Va. – Natural disasters such as earthquakes, droughts, floods, and storms, affect a large portion of the world’s population. Infrastructure resilience and sustainability are critical system characteristics to prepare and endure as a society. ASCE’s…

ASCE Statement on American Jobs Plan Proposal

April 1, 2021 - in News, People

The following is a statement by Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., President, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in response to the Biden Administration’s proposed American Jobs Plan:   WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Society of Civil Engineers…

ASCE’s EWRI Declares April Low Head Dam Public Safety Awareness Month

March 26, 2021 - in News

RESTON, Va.  – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) has determined April 2021 and every April hereafter will be known as Low Head Dam Public Safety Awareness Month. The designation is meant…

New Edition from ASCE Clarifies the Complexities of the Residential Land Development Business

February 3, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Reston, Va. – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has published an update to the book, Residential Land Development Practices, Fourth Edition. The development of raw land into buildable lots can be filled with opportunities as well as pitfalls.…

HDR’s Jason Magalen Named Young Engineer of the Year by American Society of Civil Engineers in Oregon

November 7, 2016 - in Awards, News, People

Jason Magalen  has been named Young Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers Oregon section. Magalen is a coastal/ocean engineer based in HDR's Portland, Oregon office. He has been with HDR since 2014. The award is based on service…

Leech Receives 2015 ASCE Distinguished Civil Engineer Award

October 10, 2016 - in Awards

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pittsburgh Section has honored Thomas G. Leech, PE, SE, Gannett Fleming’s National Bridge Practice advisor, with the Distinguished Civil Engineer Award. Based in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office, Leech managed…