David Goldberg
David Goldberg

David Goldberg, a civil engineer and ASCE member, has made it a personal mission to reform engineering education. Happy to shake things up, David co-founded the Big Beacon movement (BigBeacon.org) and co-authored the book A Whole New Engineer, both efforts aimed at highlighting what he considers the shortcomings of today’s engineering education and how he believes that system should change. David is also known for his groundbreaking research in genetic algorithms and his writing on philosophy and engineering. He focuses on leadership coaching and higher education development through his firm ThreeJoy Associates, Inc. Dave can be reached at deg@bigbeacon.org.

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Careers & Leadership

November 21, 2014

My earlier post in “The Leadership Imperative” considered the fact that many of the challenges facing civil engineering in the 21st century are “back to the future,” in the sense that...
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Careers & Leadership

April 9, 2014

This post was contributed by civil engineer David Goldberg, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a co-founder of the Big Beacon movement for reform...
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