Welcome to Insights, a monthly podcast series with noted civil engineering industry leaders discussing their perspectives and insights into the successful practice of civil engineering. Featuring honest, straightforward viewpoints, based on unique experiences and interests, these discussions tackle a wide range of compelling issues. The series is sponsored by the ASCE Industry Leaders Council.

Insights is presented as a series of discrete episodes -- audio files that can be downloaded for listening anytime from portable devices such as iPods or from any personal computer.

Insights Podcast

August 1, 2010

Since becoming president of Carnegie Mellon University in 1997, Jared L. Cohon has guided all of the university’s global expansion efforts, and has successfully led the university on a variety of fronts, including diversity, technology,…Read More >>

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July 1, 2010

Raymond Daddazio is President and Chief Executive Officer of Weidlinger Associates, Inc. He is responsible for day-to-day operations of the privately held consulting engineering firm, founded in 1949, and coordinates the activities of its business…Read More >>

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June 1, 2010

Mr. John R. Hillman, PE, SE received a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1986 and began his career on the construction of a cable-stayed bridge in Richmond, VA. Following…Read More >>

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May 1, 2010

Greg Bentley is CEO, president, and chairman of the board of Bentley Systems, one of the world’s largest software companies privately-held since inception. When Greg joined his four founding brothers at Bentley Systems in 1991,…Read More >>

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April 23, 2010

Nicholas DeNichilo Is a native New Jerseyan and resides in Scotch Plains, NJ. He received his BSCE in 1973 from NCE and his MSCE in 1978 from NJIT. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in…Read More >>

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March 5, 2010

This month’s installment of Insights, the Industry Leaders Council’s podcast series, features William A. “Bill” Wallace, an industry leader in the field of sustainable development with more than 40 years of experience, including 30 years…Read More >>

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February 1, 2010

The major driving force for Dr. Elizabeth Hausler is the repeated, avoidable loss of life during earthquakes in developing countries. Elizabeth is compelled by the failure of current approaches to permanently change construction practices, and…Read More >>

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January 1, 2010

Virginia Valentine is responsible for the executive oversight of the country’s 15th largest county that provides both regional and municipal-type services to more than 2 million residents. In her position as the county’s chief executive…Read More >>

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December 1, 2009

Len C. Rodman has been Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Black & Veatch Holding Company since January 1, 2000. He has overall responsibility for maximizing the value of the company and drive…Read More >>

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November 2, 2009

Question & answer discussion among moderator, panelists, and audience (36:36) Presented at ASCE’s 2009 annual conference in Kansas City, MO, industry leaders discuss the challenges involved in addressing sustainability, infrastructure, and workforce development, and what…Read More >>

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