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Why the Lyon Air Museum

By: Tom Broz, P.E., S.E. At the November 17, 2017 OC Branch History and Heritage/ Student Night dinner held at the Lyon Air Museum.  Tom Broz, P.E., S.E. - OC Branch History and Heritage Committee Chair, presented why the dinner was held there.  Tom explained that ASCE has Policy Statement 463 – History and Heritage which states ASCE’s support for programs that promote the knowledge of the history and heritage of civil engineering as an integral component of education and professional practice. Keep reading to see how the Lyon Air Museum has played a key role in preserving the engineering legacy of Orange County. More »

Farewell

By: Greg Henk, PE, DBIA, Ret. I, my wife Robyn along with Jenny Mital and Adrian Cortez (ASCE-YMF) celebrated Engineers Week at Castille Elementary School (Capo District).  We started with an overview of what a Civil Engineer is and what we do (including oohs & aahs from the kids), followed by student construction of Lego “towers” and an exercise in earthquake testing of the towers. More »

Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition

By: Isamar Escobar The Popsicle Stick Bridge competition is an annual event hosted by ASCE’s Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Riverside Younger Member groups. We need help from structural folks to review the rules for next year and come up with some great ideas! Also needed are members to help run the event!  The event is designed for high school students in these areas to develop engineering skills through critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and creativity. We hope you'll volunteer...and/or attend! More »

Join us for the Annual ASCE OC Branch Awards Dinner - February 18, 2016

By: Penny Lew, PE, CFM Get your tickets before they sell out! The annual ASCE OC Branch Awards Dinner will be on February 18, 2016 at Seven Degrees in Laguna Beach!  We hope you'll join us for an evening of recognition for the projects and engineers that are shaping Orange County. More »

THE BIG GAME

By Steven King, P.E. As February rolls in again, there’s no doubt we’re all getting ready for the big game. 2016 is different though, the game is hosted in a structure that has received numerous accolades from architectural and engineering communities in California. The building was designated LEED Platinum and has received awards from the American Institute of Architects, American Institute of Steel, American Public Works Association, US Green Building Council, ENR and ASCE, just to name a few. More »

Join Us for the Annual ASCE OC Branch Awards Gala - February 18, 2016

By: Elizabeth Ruedas, EIT, ENV SP Save the date for the annual ASCE OC Branch Awards Gala, this year occurring on February 18, 2016 at Seven Degrees in Laguna Beach!  We hope you'll join us for an evening of recognition for the projects and engineers that are shaping Orange County. More »

Part 5 of a 7- Part Discussion Regarding Volunteering

By: Greg Henk, PE, DBIA, Ret. Final discussion regarding Volunteering.  It is based on Dennis Martenson’s presentation in Civil Engineering, February 2015. More »

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