President's Message - Soft Skills

At the beginning of your civil engineering career, it's likely the emphasis was to develop and…

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Secretary's Column - WRRDA

In March the ASCE OC Branch Secretary, Steven King, P.E., participated in the ASCE…

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In This Issue

President's Message - Soft Skills

At the beginning of your civil engineering career, it's likely the emphasis was to develop and hone your technical skills, or "hard skills" - to learn as much as possible about analyses or design as related your assignments and projects. The ASCE OC Branch President, Penny Lew, P.E., reminds you of the role "soft skills" play in your career and the importance of refining that skill set. Read More »

Secretary's Column - WRRDA

In March the ASCE OC Branch Secretary, Steven King, P.E., participated in the ASCE Annual Legislative Fly-In for the first time. Steven provides a re-cap of his interaction with legislators and staff on topics important to the civil engineering profession.   Read More »

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State of Environment in Orange County

Have you ever wondered if, from a water quality standpoint, it is truly safe to swim in our local OC waters?  Grant Sharp, Environmental Monitoring Manager with OC Watersheds, addressed this question at the recent joint ASCE OC Branch/EWRI Monthly Meeting. Read More »

New Members - April 2014

Please join the Board of Directors in welcoming the newest members to ASCE OC! We look forward to getting to know you and hope to see you at an upcoming meeting. Read More »

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ASCE CSULB

Find out what has been happening with the ASCE OC California State University Long Beach Student Chapter! Read More »

2015 Structures Congress

Save the Date and Call for Paper information for the 2015 Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Congress in Portland, Oregon. Read More »

ACC OC Infrastructure Summit

Make plans to attend the Association of California Cities Orange County Infrastructure Summit, Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 7:15 am to 2:30 pm.  Read More »

CalGeo - Seismic Design Presentation

You are invited to participate in The California Geotechnical (CalGeo) Engineering Association presentation: Seismic Design with the 2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10. Details and registration information provided. Read More »

Law and CE News - Frack Attack

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is a process of injecting water and chemicals into the ground to expel fossil fuels such as natural gas. Fracking is a popular subject in the news because energy companies and environmental watchdogs have been battling over the potential benefits and risks of the process by which untapped energy resources are accessed and recovered for consumption by energy-hungry consumers. Read More »

12th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction

College of Engineering and Computer Science at California State University, Fullerton in collaboration with Geo-Institute Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers are going to organize the 12th International Symposium on Geo-Disaster Reduction in Fullerton, California, USA on September 5th and 6th, 2014. Read More »

ASCE PSBC

On February 15, 2014, ASCE Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino/Riverside YMF held the 20th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition for the high school students at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Read More »

ASCE OC YMF April General Meeting

April’s General Meeting was held on Wednesday, April 2 at El Torito in Irvine. Read More »