How We Celebrated Our First 100th Year

The National Capital Section of ASCE celebrated its 100th year in 2016. During our Centennial Year, all activities had a centennial focus. We held walking, driving, and boating tours of civil engineering landmarks located in the nation's capital region. We had a monthly article on Outstanding Civil Engineers in our Monthly Newsletter, and participated in two major Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math events, including the Science and Engineering Festival where we highlighted civil engineering to over 10,000 students, teachers, and parents. Our lasting tribute to our first hundred years was a coffee table book, Engineering the Nation's Capital, that features memorable civil engineering projects from our past. The highlight of our Centennial was a day-long Centennial Conference held on June 3, 2016 that featured Technical Sessions, Panel Discussions, and Exhibits.

Presented by Michael Trentacoste

Please click HERE to register by February 11.

The FHWA Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) plays a key role in helping you meet transportation challenges now and in the future. Please join us on Tuesday, February 16, as Michael Trentacoste, Associate Administrator, FHWA Office of Research, Development, and Technology, discusses FHWA's TFHRC and emerging transportation technologies.

He showcases the value you receive from the materials, designs, policies, operations, and safety used in the highway systems you drive on. Deployment of such innovations enables you to move goods and people efficiently and safely while also contributing to the nation's economy. Today, as in the past,  researchers and inventors continue to develop innovations and solutions to transportation challenges.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 6pm - 8:30pm.
WHERE: Hilton Arlington, Gallery
FEE: $45 (if registering by Feb 11, 2016). $55 (Walk-ins and late registrations). $25 (Life members). $10 (Students).
One (1) PDH will be awarded for attendance.

Michael F. Trentacoste has been the Associate Administrator for the FHWA Office of Research, Development & Technology, since January 2009. He leads and directs a comprehensive national research, development, and technology program designed to meet the needs and goals of the highway community and the nation’s highway transportation system. He also serves as the Director of the FHWA’s TFHRC, and is responsible for $70 million of new infrastructure, operations and safety research and development annually. Michael Trentacoste is a civil engineering graduate of Manhattan College and received a Master of Science in Transportation from Northwestern University. He is a registered Civil Engineer in New York.