Award Winning Paper Focuses on Ethics and Sustainable Design
Indianapolis, Ind. Jessica Keahey, an engineer at McGoodwin Williams and Yates in Fayetteville, Ark., won the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 4 D.V. Terrell Paper Competition.
Said ASCE Region 4 Governor Findlay Edwards, ”
Each year, Region 4 sponsors a paper competition for younger members (age 35 years and younger) to provoke thoughtful consideration of ethics topics. The competition challenges younger members to become engaged in their profession by communicating their thoughts on questions that currently face civil engineers in their daily roles of helping build a better society.
Keahey’s winning paper addressed the question, ”
For the first time, this year’s Terrell competition topic deals with both ethics and sustainable design. Sustainability in engineering relates to achieving development goals while preserving or conserving our natural resources.
For more information visit http://region4.asce.org/ , or contact Ted Niemann at 502-458-0788 or 502-376-0781.
Region 4, a local affiliate of the American Society of Civil Engineers, represents engineers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Founded in 1852, ASCE National represents more than 146,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. For more information, visit www.asce.org.