Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents today more than 146,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life.

In April 2007, ASCE approved the establishment of the Hellenic Group.

In April 2012, ASCE approved the upgrade on the Hellenic Group into a Section.