ASCE OR Section News
The ASCE chapter at the University of Portland focuses on connecting civil engineering students to local professionals so that students can learn more about the profession and future career options.
In honor of Women's History Month, ASCE wanted to recognize the incredible work that women have done in the past and are continuing to do every day.
Rising above significant societal and professional challenges, the civil engineers listed below accomplished impressive careers. This month provides the opportunity to celebrate the contributions of African Americans who had an impact on the civil engineering profession and helped pave the way for future generations of engineers.
ASCE has honored Yumei Wang, P.E., with the 2018 Le Val Lund Award for Practicing Lifeline Risk Reduction for her outstanding contributions to the field of lifeline engineering and for promoting seismic lifeline resilience and fuel resilience in Oregon, including the development of a statewide resilience plan.
The Oregon Section of ASCE Awarded the Byron Jones Scholarship to four distinguish student leaders. Byron Jones was a Senior Field Engineer with the Portland Cement Association.