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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), founded in 1852, is the oldest national professional engineering society in the United States. ASCE is dedicated to the advancement of the individual civil engineer and the advancement of the science and profession of civil engineering through education.

President’s Message – April 2014

presidentSteve Jimenez, P.E.
AzSCE President

Hi. Last month the Board met in Tucson on the campus of the University of Arizona. There, we had the privilege of the student officers attend our meeting. Then, immediately following, we attended their monthly meeting. Student Chapter President, Luis Valdez, the other officers and about 20 students showed up.  The students shot us questions relating to the engineering profession, the job market and continuing education.   [read more]

Congratulations to …

… the 2014 class of Distinguished Members, approved by the Board at the March meeting. The recognition is the Society’s highest accolade, second only to the title of ASCE President. Only 648 ASCE members and fellows have received the honor for their body of work in some branch of engineering or in related arts and sciences, now including the following new honoree:

  • Reidar Bjorhovde, Dr.-Ing., Ph.D., P.Eng., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE (SEI; Arizona Section)

The Class of 2014 will be inducted during the Global Engineering Conference this October in Panama.