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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide is the oldest national engineering society in the United States. Its world headquarters is in Reston, Virginia.[1]
Mississippi River bridge, (1964–2007)

Mission

ASCE's mission is to provide essential value to its members and their careers; to its partners and to the public.[2] ASCE seeks to provide value by:

  • Developing leadership skills in its members and supporting civil engineer leaders;
  • Facilitating advancement of the technology utilized by the profession;
  • Encouraging and providing tools for lifelong learning within the profession;
  • Advocating infrastructure and environmental stewardship; and
  • Promoting professionalism and the civil engineering profession.[3]

Other websites

Notes

  1. ASCE Founders' Plaque ASCE Metropolitan Section. Accessed 3 January 2009.
  2. ASCE Profile ASCE. Accessed 13 October 2007.
  3. Strategic Planning ASCE. Accessed 13 October 2007.