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About ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society.

ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment.

Through the expertise of its active membership, ASCE is a leading provider of technical and professional conferences and continuing education, the world’s largest publisher of civil engineering content, and an authoritative source for codes and standards that protect the public.

The Society advances civil engineering technical specialties through 9 dynamic Institutes and leads with its many professional- and public-focused programs.

For more information visit the main ASCE website.

Join the Grand Challenge

Step 1

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Step 2

What’s next?

  • Spread the word and get your peers, colleagues, and supervisors involved.
  • The ASCE Grand Challenge Outreach Toolkit provides the resources you need to spread the word about why this matters, and how others can become involved.
  • Get Inspired – Check out the Grand Challenge Focus Areas. Learn how your peers are pushing boundaries, making changes and testing ideas to find creative solutions for our industry’s future.

 

Step 3

You are committed to supporting the ASCE Grand Challenge and the goal to reduce life cycle cost of infrastructure 50% by 2025. Now it’s time to share your story and projects that utilize Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Resilience, Performance Based Standards, and Innovation as pillars for success.

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If you’re not ready to share a specific project, post to social media to let your network know you have made this commitment.

Thank you for your commitment to improving America’s infrastructure with the ASCE Grand Challenge!