GeoenvironMeet 2024 coming to Portland; abstracts deadline nearing

June 14th, 2023

GeoenvironMeet 2024, the 5th Specialty Conference on Geoenvironmental Engineering, which is the premier international specialty conference series in geoenvironmental engineering under the Auspices of the Geoenvironmental Engineering Technical Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Geo-Institute (ASCE GI), will be held in Portland, Ore. from September 8th through 11th, 2024. The conference venue will be the Hilton Portland Downtown. […]

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ASCE names 2023 New Face of Civil Engineering

March 29th, 2023

Ashray Saxena, a doctoral student in civil engineering, has been honored as one of the 2023 New Faces of Civil Engineering Professionals by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This award is given to highly influential engineers under 30 years old and within the first decade of their careers. Ashray Saxena As a research […]

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ASCE elects president

July 14th, 2022

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) members have elected Marsia Geldert-Murphey, P.E., F. ASCE, as president for the 2023–2024 term. She will be inducted as president-elect at the Annual Business Meeting this fall during the ASCE 2022 Convention.  Marsia Geldert-Murphey. Photo courtesy of ASCE Geldert-Murphey is currently chair of ASCE’s Public Policy and Practice Committee, which coordinates […]

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ASCE Geo-Institute issues Call for Abstracts for Geo-Congress 2023

October 18th, 2021

Winter shot of downtown Los Angeles with Mount Baldy in the background after a large snowstorm. Photograph by Alek Leckszas. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute has issued a Call for Abstracts for the Geo-Congress 2023, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif., March 26–29, 2023. The […]

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Four major takeaways from ASCE’s 2020 Code of Ethics updates

September 3rd, 2021

By Felon Wilson, Geomembrane Consultant, Seaman Corp. XR-5G geomembrane protecting structural EPS geofoam in a transportation application, Alondra Blvd. at I-5, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Owner: CalTrans. Photograph courtesy of Seaman Corp. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) first adopted a Code of Ethics in 1914 for the purpose of creating a model of […]

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ASCE Geo-Institute to stream Annual Live Streaming Web Conference

August 5th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute Technical Committees will be streaming their 6th Annual Live Streaming Web Conference, Dec. 6–10, 2021. Each day, top geotechnical professionals will present a diverse set of case histories. Each event will run two hours and includes opportunities to interact with presenters. Each registrant can earn 1.5 professional development […]

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ASCE president issues statement on American Jobs Plan proposal

April 1st, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) applauds President Joseph R. Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a truly historic proposal for modernizing and improving the nation’s infrastructure, said Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., president, ASCE. The society urges Congress and the Biden Administration to now work together to develop a comprehensive, bipartisan infrastructure bill that will set […]

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ASCE offers virtual workshop: Geosynthetic-reinforced MSE walls, berms, embankments and slopes

February 10th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will offer a two-day virtual workshop, “Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Walls, Berms, Embankments and Slopes,” on March 2 and March 4, 2021. Participants will have access to the virtual workshop video archives and materials for 60 days from the start day of the workshop. Virtual workshop brief Mechanically stabilized earth […]

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ASCE recognizes outstanding projects and leaders, and outstanding civil engineering achievements

February 4th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced its 2021 recipients of the society’s Outstanding Projects and Leadership (OPAL) awards, which recognize lifetime achievement in each of five categories: construction, design, education, government and management. These individuals have furthered the civil engineering profession and improved local communities by contributing to thriving local economies and superb […]

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ASCE Structural Engineering Institute announces joint virtual CASE, NCSEA and SEI town hall event

January 29th, 2021

Structural engineering leaders will discuss new joint vision where structural engineers are widely recognized as making key contributions to the advancement of society on a national and global scale.    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) announces the Joint Virtual Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE), National Council of Structural Engineers […]

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