First American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter Officially Launched
On February 15, 2017; Civil Engineering Community – CEC in the University of Jordan has been recognized as the first and only student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers – ASCE in Jordan.
CEC is an organized group of civil engineering students enrolled at the University of Jordan that aims to prepare the students to enter the practical world following their university graduation. CEC was established in July 2015 by University of Jordan graduate, Eng. Esraa Al Sanie and Now the first ever Jordanian student chapter for the American Society of Civil Engineers. CEC Currently has two practitioner advisors, Dr. Naeem Abdulhadi (Deputy Group CEO at ACES), and Eng. Laith Sawalha (Construction Director in KSA), in addition to one faculty advisor from University of Jordan, Professor Samih Kakish.
The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society and stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine—the built environment. ASCE embraces that responsibility by serving its members, the civil engineering profession, and the public.
Current president of ASCE-UJ Chapter Mustafa Mansour commented on the official launching of ASCE: “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the University of Jordan, our sponsors, and our great team, those who were the backbone of our success."