2017 Shortridge Hardesty Award

Mr. W. Samuel Easterling, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, from the Virginia Section has been selected by the Structural Engineering Institute to receive the 2017 Shortridge Hardesty Award “For his leadership and service to the profession, particularly as past chair of the Structural Stability Research Council and his contributions in the field of steel-concrete composite systems.”
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BULL RUN BRANCH

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BRANCH LEADERSHIP Michael Yasek, P.E., M.ASCE Branch President (703)396-6259 Open Position Branch Vice President   Nicholas Clay Meloy, P.E., M.ASCE Branch Secretary (703) 856-5178 Maria Elena Herrera, P.E., M.ASCE Branch Treasurer (703) 585-883 Maria Elena Herrera, P.E., M.ASCE Branch Treasurer (703) 585-883 Susie Hoopes, M.ASCE  Young Members Forum Chair shoopes@wetlandstudies.com (703) 679-5698  
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SECTION LEADERSHIP 2016-2017

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President - Stephen Stewart Contact Info:Sstewart@AMTEngineering.com / 757.561.9031 – work Bio: Stephen Stewart is a Hampton Roads native and has been a practicing, licensed P.E. since 2004. Some of Mr. Stewart’s diverse engineering experience includes various transportation engineering improvements, stormwater collection and treatment, water quality modeling, light rail and transit design, construction management and oversight, utility design and low-impact site design. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A. from The College of William & Mary and ear...
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Civil Engineering Scholarships 2017-2018

The ASCE Virginia Section invites ASCE Virginia Student Members, OR children and grandchildren of ASCE Virginia Section members or life members, attending an ABET accredited civil engineering program, to apply for a $2,500 scholarship. Three $2,500 awards will be made for the 2017-2018 school year. Deadline February 24, 2017 For an application contact Cindy Jurek at 804-592-3900 or cjurek@brockenbrough.com
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ASCE Roanoke Branch elects new officers for 2016-2017

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On September 2nd, the Roanoke Branch of ASCE conducted its annual election and selected the new leadership team for 2016-2017 session. We are pleased to announce that Ryan Kincer, Steve Schad, and Chris Yow will continue in their ASCE leadership positions.  Ben Silcox will serve as the Chapter's Past President & Daniel Jean will now be serving as the new Secretary for the coming annual session. The chapter also selected the officers for its Structural Engineering Institute  committee (SEI). Patrick Williams will serve as the Chair, Ryan Mccarren as the Vice Chair & Lindsey Berth...
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2016 Younger Member Leadership Symposium

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From 5th to 7th August, the annual Young Member Leadership Symposium was organized at the ASCE headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Rajan Jha from our region was one of the 42 young members from all across the United States that participated in this  symposium. The two day workshop was focused on gaining leadership development and professional development training and also understanding the significance of personal vision in everyone's career. By attending this event, ASCE young members were able to gain 10 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)and also had an opportunity to network with yo...
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Dr. Marc Edwards honored with 2016 ASCE President’s Medal Award

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The ASCE executive committee, upon the recommendation of President Mark Woodson, have selected Marc A. Edwards, Ph.D., M.ASCE from the Virginia Section, to receive the 2016 ASCE President’s Medal Award. Dr. Edwards has received this award for his leadership as a professor at the Virginia Tech College of Engineering, activist and scientist in exposing the Flint, Michigan water crisis and his passion and persistence in fighting to protect the public’s health and safety.” ASCE Virginia section congratulates Dr. Edwards on receiving this prestigious honor. To know more about him, follow the ...
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Annual Golf Tournament Organized by ASCE Roanoke

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On April 29th a dedicated group of ASCE members and invited guests from the Roanoke, VA area came together to mix work and pleasure on the golf course.  The event was the ASCE Roanoke Branch’s annual golf outing to benefit the ASCE student chapter of the Charles E. Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech. Many longtime sponsors such as Froehling & Robertson, Inc., ECS Mid-Atlantic, AECOM, and Permatile Concrete Products and others helped make the tournament, held at Hanging Rock Golf Club in Salem, VA, a success.  The weather, fortunately, was cooperat...
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STEM Camp at Danahoe Elementary , Henrico VA

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                On 25th May 2016, STEM Camp was organized for 5th Grade students by Danhoe Elementary School in Henrico, Virginia. Rajan Jha ( ASCE Vice President) was one of the 6 invited STEM professionals who shared their job experience and significance of science & technology in everyday's life.  Rajan helped students understand the role of a Civil Engineer and encouraged them to pursue one as a career. "Civil Engineers keep life running on this planet. From building infrastructures, providing clean drinking water and ...
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