American Society of Civil Engineers

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American Society of Civil Engineers
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Chair: Kristina L. Swallow
Establishment date: November 5, 1852
Number of members: 150,000
Seat : Reston , Virginia , United States
United StatesUnited States 

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is the professional association of civil engineers in the United States . The association is the oldest US engineering association.


The association was founded in 1852 by twelve engineers in the offices of the Croton Aqueduct as the American Society of Civil Engineers and Architects . ASCE is based in Reston, Virginia . According to its own statements, the association has more than 150,000 members in 177 countries.


In addition to naming national and international milestones in civil engineering , the association awards the following awards (after the year of the first award):

OPAL Award

The OPAL Award has been presented since 2000 in the areas of Construction, Design, Education, Public Works and Management. Construction / Design / Education winners were (Construction listed first, then Design and Education):

Web links

Commons : American Society of Civil Engineers  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Leadership. 2017–2018 ASCE Board Of Direction. ASCE, accessed November 2, 2018 .
  2. ^ ASCE: About ASCE ; accessed November 2, 2018.