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The University of Texas & ASCE is hosting a workshop about the uses of computers and IT in the field of civil engineering.  According to their website, topics include: Sensing, Mobile/Wearable Computing, Life-cycle Assessment and Sustainable Infrastructure, Design, and Cutting Edge Development. These topics sound extremely interesting to me but alas the workshop is A) [...]

If you haven’t heard of David Zetland’s blog entitled “Aguanomics”, it’s a blog dedicated to water and the economics of water.  As it turns out, today he writes about the civil engineering profession in light of the New Orleans “failure”.  It’s a great post, and it’s a must read for anyone that is interested in [...]

So this is my first post in three weeks.  No, I haven’t been busy – I’ve been on Vacation.  So upon my arrival home, here’s a summary of news I would have posted about if I was around. Both the American Water Resources Association and the American Society of Civil Engineers have started releasing podcasts [...]

28 Jan, 2009

ASCE Infrastructure Report Card ’09

Posted by: Skylar In: Uncategorized

Today the American Society of Civil Engineers revealed their 2009 report card for America’s infrastructure.  The report card provides an overall grade of D, and ASCE estimates that $2.2 trillion over 5 years will be required to fund all the repairs and upgrades needed. For an additional synopsis, check out this post at the official [...]

10 Dec, 2008

2009 National Daniel W. Mead Contest

Posted by: Skylar In: news

For all you student members of ASCE, there is a contest now running for papers by undergraduate students who are both ASCE Student Chapter members and ASCE Society student members.  This year’s topic is “Sustainability and Civil Engineering”. Prizes range from $200 for 5th place to $1000 for first place.  So give it a go, [...]


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