June 2, 2020
The National Society of Professional Engineers deplores the injustice within our society that led to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others. We also condemn the violence it has in some places provoked. Racism in any form is not acceptable. To this end, I would remind all members that basic human decency and the NSPE Code of Ethics demand that “Engineers shall treat all persons with dignity, respect, fairness and without discrimination.”
April 9, 2020
NSPE President David Martini, P.E., F.NSPE, is urging Congress to include professional associations, like NSPE, in relief funding for small businesses. In a letter to House and Senate lawmakers, Martini urged the lawmakers to make Section 501(c)(6) organizations eligible for certain economic relief opportunities under the CARES Act, such as the Paycheck Protection Program.
April 2, 2020
NSPE continues to sound the alarm on how the lack of regulation for autonomous vehicles can put the public at risk.
March 25, 2020
The world finds itself today in a crisis unlike any in recent memory. While members of the engineering profession are facing the same uncertainties as everyone else, NSPE’s volunteer leaders and staff are firmly committed to doing the very best we can to help you through this very difficult time.
As you strive to stay on top of your professional and personal life remember that NSPE is a resource for you.
March 17, 2020
As the world responds to the coronavirus, NSPE would like to express its concern for our members, staff, and all who are affected by this pandemic.
Licensed professional engineers are obligated to hold the public health, safety, and welfare above all other considerations. This principle is fundamental to the mission of NSPE and our NICET certification division.
March 16, 2020
NSPE is urging the Office of Management and Budget and other federal agencies to use the subject-matter expertise of professional engineers for the implementation and regulation of artificial intelligence.
December 16, 2019
NSPE again has raised public safety concerns about the development of autonomous vehicles. In this case, House and Senate staffers are drafting bipartisan legislation, but NSPE has criticized the draft’s lack of a required review of safety self-assessments.
October 31, 2019
This week, NSPE President David Martini, P.E, F.NSPE, expressed disappointment to Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) about changes to legislation that will jeopardize public safety by allowing engineering licensing exemptions in the pipeline industry to continue.
October 2, 2019
NTSB has released an abstract of its forthcoming final report on the fatal Merrimack Valley pipeline explosion from September of last year.
July 23, 2019
NSPE is looking for star organizations, both public and private, that make exemplary use of the qualifications-based selection process at the federal, state, and local levels. Each year, NSPE and the American Council of Engineering Companies present the QBS Awards to entities that procure engineering services through a process that emphasizes design firms’ technical competence rather than simply the lowest bid.