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.
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.
The Younger Members Forum (YMF) is a sub-group of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) whose focus is to aid younger members (those 35 years of age and younger) transition from engineering students to engineering professionals.
At the YMF board BBQ, YMF honored a few members with awards. We hope this will become a tradition moving forward.
Along with approximately 100 volunteers, ASCE YMF helped to remove 4,000 of the required 8,800 square feet of asphalt required to give Boise-Eliot Elementary School an area for their future grassy playground area and rain garden for water quality and educational purposes.
Greg DiLoreto, PE, PLS was recognized for his outstanding service to ASCE with recognition as a life member. He’s been active in ASCE since the mid 1970s following graduation from Oregon State University with a BS in Civil Engineering. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration from Portland State. Highlights
If you are interested in attending the Order of the Engineer ceremony, it will be held on Friday the 15th at 5:30 pm at Portland State. Ring orders due before Wednesday, May 23rd.
2018 ASCE Oregon Joint Geotechnical Group and General Section Dinner Meeting: Presentation: "Design and Construction of the Long Baseline Neutrino Facility"; Speakers: Mark Havekost, McMillen Jacobs and Joshua Yacknowitz, Arup