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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.

July 10, 2019

NSPE is urging members of Congress to act on pipeline safety so gas line explosions, like the one in Massachusetts’ Merrimack Valley, don’t happen and harm more people.

June 6, 2019

In response to a National Institute of Standards and Technology request for comments on the development of technical standards for artificial intelligence, NSPE has encouraged policymakers to protect the public health, safety, and welfare when developing artificial intelligence technical standards and considering complex AI issues.

June 3, 2019

As the NSPE Board of Directors was meeting in Alexandria, Virginia, we were shocked and saddened to follow the news of the horrific shooting incident to our south in Virginia Beach. Our hearts break at the loss of life and we extend our condolences and sympathy to the community, our nation, and our professional family.