Careers & Leadership

June 14, 2016

This letter, from a father to a son, was written by professional engineer Bob Breeze upon his son’s graduation as a mechanical engineer. The letter was published in a collection entitled, Letters to Young Engineers,…Read More >>

June 8, 2016

This guest column is by David Lutz, P.E., M.ASCE, manager of the geotechnical and tunneling group for the southwest U.S. for WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff in Dallas, TX. Imagine being at a new job on your first…Read More >>

June 1, 2016

In building the Engineering Career Coach website, I have had the honor to talk with and assist hundreds of civil engineers in their career development efforts. I also spent 15 years building my own civil…Read More >>

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May 26, 2016

This is the second in a series of three posts about innovation and creativity by Brent Darnell, Aff.M.ASCE, president and owner of Atlanta-based Brent Darnell International. For more information, email or visit In…Read More >>

Anthony Fasano meets with the Austin Branch Younger Member Forum.
May 19, 2016

I had the pleasure of giving a seminar on networking for the Austin Branch Younger Member Forum last month. There were some excellent questions asked about networking, so I thought in this post, I would…Read More >>

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May 12, 2016

Brent Darnell, Aff.M.ASCE, is president and owner of Brent Darnell International in Atlanta. Both author and presenter, Darnell presented at the ASCE 2015 Convention in New York and took part in the Young Professional Leadership…Read More >>

May 6, 2016

Hi, my name is Anthony Fasano. I am a licensed professional engineer, but instead of engineering I now spend my time inspiring engineers through different ventures and content channels. I worked for about 15 years…Read More >>

May 6, 2016

David Kubala, P.E., M.ASCE, public works department manager for R.G. Miller Engineers Inc., a Houston-based civil engineering firm, offers advice to engineers just starting their careers in this guest submission. Managers at civil engineering firms…Read More >>

February 22, 2016

Did you know Einstein was an accomplished civil engineer – Hans Albert, that is. Albert’s son. In Hans Albert Einstein: His Life as a Pioneering Engineer, available on ASCE press here, we are given insight…Read More >>

February 8, 2016

Now that I have your attention, I want to talk about the card game Euchre and a little about setting priorities. Euchre is played with just the “9” and higher cards in each suit of…Read More >>