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Texas Connection to Apollo 11 & 1969 Moon Landing


Texas Connection to Apollo 11 & 1969 Moon Landing

By Melinda Luna PE, Chair, History & Heritage Committee Apollo 11’s mission was to complete a crewed lunar landing and return safely to Earth. The mission was prompted by the nation’s space program and President John F. Kennedy, who stood before a Joint Session of Congress on May 25, 1961, and proposed a lunar landing […]

CECON 2019: Call for Lightning Round & Poster Presentation Abstracts

| Share Your Knowledge at CECON 2019 | Present a poster or participate in our Lightning Round presentations! Or, do both! Poster Presentation Abstracts Due July 19th Attendees can participate directly in the CECON program! Present a Poster during the first day and then attendees will vote for the top posters to be formally presented […]

CECON 2019 Keynotes Announced

Announcing CECON 2019 Keynote Speakers: ASCE President Robin Kemper PE, LEED AP, F.SEI, F.ASCE andRobert J. Darling, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret.) ASCE Texas Section is excited to announce the first two keynote speakers for our 2019 Texas Civil Engineering Conference (CECON), taking place September 18-20, 2019. ASCE President Robin Kemper PE, LEED AP, F.SEI, F.ASCE […]

2019 Multi-Region Leadership Conference Recap

The ASCE Dallas Branch was given the opportunity to host the 2019 Multi-Region Leadership Conference (MRLC) and show some Texas-style hospitality to ASCE Regions 3, 6, & 7. The Dallas Branch was awarded the honor of hosting after former Dallas Branch Younger Member Chair, and current Fundraising Chair, Farwa Sultan PE gave a winning presentation […]

President’s Update: May 2019

While my wife and I drove to South Padre Island from East Texas three weeks ago, my mind reflected on the past several times the Texas Section of ASCE met on the island since the mid to late 1980’s.  We had not actually been to the island since 2006, when an underwater creature bit my […]

Texas Section Members Win Institute Awards

The Texas Section is proud to share that the following members were selected to receive prestigious ASCE Institute awards last month: Fernanda L. Leite, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE – Austin Branch Selected by the Construction Institute to receive the 2019 Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction for “scholarly contributions made at the interface of […]