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ASCE’s 2015 OPAL Gala Celebrates the Profession’s Innovations and Innovators

March 30, 2015 - in Corporate

The leaders of civil engineering broke out black ties and evening gowns Thursday night for ASCE’s annual springtime celebration of outstanding people and projects  – the OPAL Gala. The event feted the lifetime achievements of the five Outstanding Projects…

Plastic Pipes for Drinking Water Come Under Scrutiny

November 18, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Drinking water, Water

November 13, 2014--Americans are familiar with local and regional variations in the quality of their water supply. What is not part of the typical conversation,…

Dr. Indrani Ghosh, Climate Change Expert, Awarded Clemens Herschel Award

November 10, 2014 - in Analysis, People, Planning

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 10, 2014—Indrani Ghosh, Ph.D., has received the Clemens Herschel Award from The Boston Society of Civil Engineers (BSCES) and…

New ASCE Report Details Life Cycle Cost Analysis to Maximize Transportation Project Funding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014—Despite the majority of transportation industry practitioners’ agreement that the full cost of a project—including long-term operation and maintenance—should be considered in decision-making, only 48 percent of practitioners…

Caltrans Director Honored With Outstanding Transportation Engineer Award

September 18, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Transportation

Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty has been honored with the 2014 Outstanding Transportation Engineer Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section (ASCE) for his contributions to the profession of civil engineering and the engineering…

Rensselaer Professor Named Fellow of ASCE

July 27, 2014 - in Corporate, People, Transportation

A professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rensselaer, Holguin-Veras is director of the Institute’s Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment and Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems.…

America's Infrastructure Grade Up to a D+

March 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced its endorsement of the 2013 Report Card for American’s Infrastructure that was released today by the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE). A slight uptick occurred in the 2013 Report Card’s…