2017-18 Section Meetings in Review

  • 2017-18 NCS Board
    Being Sworn In

    Casana (Region 2 Director) conducted the swearing in ceremony. See the Contact Us > BoD for current Board members.
  • WMATA SafeTrack
    (Sep 2017)

    Brian Barna presenting the NCS Centennial book to Tiffany after her talk.
  • Offshore Wind Energy
    (Oct 2017)

    Darryl François and Daniel O’Connell from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management were the featured speakers.
  • DC United Stadium
    (Nov 2017)

    Turner Construction Company and A+F Engineers provided an update on the new home of DC United, Audi Field.
  • Arts & Industries Building
    (Jan 2018)

    Chris Lethbridge discussed the history of this iconic building and its recent revitalization efforts.
  • I-66 Corridor Improvements
    (Feb 2018)

    Susan Shaw from VDOT provided details about the $2B improvements to 22.5 miles in the I-66 Corridor.
  • Annual Awards Banquet
    (Mar 2018)

    NCS celebrated local excellence in projects, engineers, students, and members with Robin Kemper, ASCE President Elect.
  • Clean Waterways Program
    (Apr 2018)

    Erin Bevis-Carver, PE from Alexandria DOT discussed its Long Term Control Plan to comply with the 2017 CSO State Law.
  • National Airport Renewal
    (May 2018)

    Burdin and Gavalier (Turner) provided an overview of the $1B multi-year Project Journey airport upgrade program.
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The American Society of Engineers - National Capitol Section hosted its annual Awards Banquet at the Hilton Arlington on Tuesday March 22, 2016. The evening was hosted by Jordan Pitt, P.E., Vice President ASCE-NCS 2015-16, Bernie Dennis, P.E., Chairman of the ASCE-NCS Scholarship Trust Fund, and by Scott Wolf, P.E., P.L.S., President ASCE-NCS 2015-16. Highlights of the evening included:

  • Opening Remarks by Jordan Pitt followed by Centennial Celebrations update by Victor Crawford
  • Keynote Address by Ranjit Sahai, P.E., F.ASCE, ASCE-NCS Past President 2013-14 on the topic of "Fostering Creativity in Engineering" that ended with a gift of Dr. Stuart G. Walesh's book "Introduction to Creativity and Innovation for Engineers" for each of the five Faculty Advisors
  • Award of Scholarships worth $13,500 by Bernie to students from five universities in the region served by NCS
  • Recognition by ASCE Faculty Advisors at CUA, GMU, GWU, HU, UDC of their outstanding seniors in civil engineering
  • Recognition by Jordan and Scott of NCS Meritorious Service Awards to Kelly Cronin and Alex Rosenheim
  • Recognition by Jordan and Scott of ASCE Life Members
  • Recognition by Scott Wolf of Ranjit Sahai and Chris Manalo with the President's Appreciation Award for their leadership in leading the DC Report Card and Centennial Celebration Planning efforts respectively this year


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Welcome to the website of the National Capital Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a professional society for civil engineers.  ASCE was founded in 1852, represents 130,000 members of the civil engineering professional worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society.

The National Capital Section was founded in 1916 and currently has more than 3,100 members.  The section is located in Region 2 (link to region 2: http://region2.asce.org/). The National Capital Section serves the District of Columbia; the counties of Montgomery and Prince Georges in Maryland, except College Park in Prince Georges County; the counties of Fairfax and Arlington, and City of Alexandria in Virginia. The National Capital Section's mission includes:

  • To advance the professional knowledge and improve the practice of civil engineering for our members and those we serve.
  • To advocate for our profession with those whose actions affect us, and to educate those whose actions and responsibilities could benefit from a better understanding of the contributions of civil engineers.
  • To improve our community through effective community outreach programs, local involvement and educational efforts.

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