Who we are
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 – March 2017
Mark Lamer, PE, MEng., M.ASCE
The ASCE Code of Ethics Canon One Guideline E States “Engineers should seek opportunities to be of constructive service in civic affairs and work for the advancement of the safety, health and well-being of their communities, and the protection of the environment through the practice of sustainable development.” Right there in our code of ethics, it states that as part of our duty to “hold safety paramount” we have an ethical responsibility to be engaged in the development of public policy.