About Birmingham Branch ASCE
We are a local branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Our members are civil engineering professionals, students, and affiliates who live and work in the geographical area that encompasses Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Walker, Talledega, Calhoun, Cullman and Blount Counties in Alabama. The Birmingham Branch is one of six branches in Alabama that helps to serve its members in cooperation with the Alabama Section and the national organization of ASCE.
Mission of the Branch: For the greater Birmingham area, provide value to members, promote the profession of civil engineering, and serve the public good by: bringing attention to the services provided by civil engineers, reaching out to area students to encourage interest in a civil engineering career, and educating members and the public about the state of the infrastructure and sustainable practices.
We do this by providing educational programs, networking and professional development opportunities, and outreach activities in and around Birmingham. The Branch typically meets once a month and regularly publishes a newsletter with up to date new and events. To find out more information about how you can get involved and what is happening within the Branch, please check out our membership page and subscribe to our monthly newsletter now!
About National ASCE
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers in the nation's oldest engineering society.
ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment.
National ASCE Vision
Civil engineers are global leaders building a better quality of life.
National ASCE Mission
Provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve public good. In carrying out this mission, ASCE:
- Advances technology
- Encourages lifelong learning
- Promotes professionalism and the profession
- Develops civil engineer leaders
- Advocates infrastructure and environmental stewardship
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