Morgan DiCarlo Named Finalist in Inaugural ASCE Innovation Contest
March 2016. Civil Engineering student Morgan DiCarlo was awarded first place for Best Student Innovation in the inaugural ASCE Innovation Contest for her proposal entitled “Capitalizing on the Internet of Things to Promote Water Conservation.” According to ASCE, “the first ASCE Innovation Contest drew entries from around the world, with practitioners, project managers, educators, researchers, and students attracted to the challenge of developing and submitting their most creative and innovative ideas for reshaping infrastructure. From dozens of submissions, a judges panel of 22 experts from across the civil engineering industry named 15 winners. The ASCE Industry Leaders Council developed the contest as part of the Society’s Grand Challenge, which seeks to achieve significant reductions in infrastructure life-cycle costs over the next several years. Congratulations, Morgan!