ASCE 2018 Innovation Contest Winners Provide Creative Solutions

The third annual edition makes it nearly a tradition. Each spring, the ASCE Innovation Contest spotlights creative, talented engineers and their brilliant new ideas.

The 2018 crop of winners features an impressive group of future-focused solutions.

This year’s contest resulted in three overall-award recipients:

“RoadBotics” received the Overall Greatest Impact on Delivering the ASCE Grand Challenge Award.

Submitted by the team of Jeff Barker, Mark DeSantis, Miguel Dickson, Christoph Mertz, and Benjamin Schmidt, RoadBotics uses smartphone and artificial intelligence technology to monitor the condition of concrete and asphalt surfaces.