ASCE Education and Careers

ASCE Education and Careers

Replacing a Landmark
In replacing the historic Greenfield Bridge, which links the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Greenfield to Schenley Park, the bridge’s designers were challenged to re-create a landmark structure while minimizing...

Austin Green
A former brownfield site in Austin, Texas, has been converted into a mixed-use, sustainable neighborhood—known as an EcoDistrict—that focuses on renewable and innovative energy systems, water conservation...

Sustainability Forms the Foundation of Future Development
Civil engineers must be willing to learn and adapt, be innovative, and work together to meet the engineering needs of a sustainable future....

Next Step: Maintain Your Network and Embrace New Technologies
Evan Reilly, LEED GA, A.M.ASCE, a preconstruction engineer with Skanska USA, has built a network of contacts and embraced new technologies to get where he is today....

Higher Learning: The Social Side of Sustainability
Natasha Andrade, Ph.D., a teaching professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at the University of Maryland, College Park, teaches the social side of sustainability....

Design of the Future Mexico City Airport: Attaining Resilience in Soft Ground
The Lake Texcoco region to the east of Mexico City is famed for its deep lacustrine deposits of compressible clay, which amplify ground shaking during seismic events. The area is also gradually subsiding...

Higher Learning: A Sustainable Study-Abroad Capstone
At Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, civil engineering students participate in a sustainable study-abroad capstone that emphasizes teamwork and innovation....

Next Step: Seek Out Challenges and Opportunities to Learn
Lisa Karwoski, P.E., LEED AP, a transportation engineer at Mott MacDonald, has found success by seeking challenges and opportunities to learn....

Foundation Pushes Transportation Sustainability Forward
An 18 mi stretch of highway in Georgia has been transformed into a ‘living lab” that weaves sustainability into transportation infrastructure through a public–private–philanthropic partnership....

Creating Engineers: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, New York, made a significant and long-lasting contribution to the development of the civil engineering profession....

Fast Forward: Reconstructing from Rubble
An architect has imagined a 3-D-printed solution to reuse rubble from war-torn Mosul, Iraq, to create crossings and urban farms across the Tigris River....

Sustainability and Resilience in Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnics: Integrating Advanced Technologies for Better Asset Management
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015, enumerates 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be achieved by the member countries...

ASCE Education and Careers

Education and Careers

ASCE Education and Careers

Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements
The Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements will contain technical and professional articles on the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of airport, roadway and other...

A Preliminary Case for the Existence of Hurricane Alleys in the Gulf of Mexico
A review of hurricance intensity in the Gulf of Mexico suggests there are two alleys where hurricanes are roughly 20% more intense than elsewhere. This paper develops a physical basis for the alleys using...

Automated Vibration Monitoring for Construction Applications: A Retrospective and Current Practice or… Everything Is so Much Easier Now!
My career in vibration monitoring (VM) began in the late 1980s. At that time, the state of the practice was primarily focused on blasting operations, which was driven by a boom in highway construction...

 

 

 

 

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