Christopher "Shoots" Veis knows public speaking isn't necessarily a natural gift for many civil engineers.
August 3, 2017

Speaking in front of groups doesn't come naturally to most engineers, and for many, the idea of it inspires dread. Christopher A. (Shoots) Veis, P.E., M.ASCE, has been there, and in his new book...
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Muhammad Elgammal
January 27, 2017

In no way is Muhammad Elgammal a civil engineering outsider. He hails from a family of engineers (five to be exact). He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the New...
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July 29, 2016

It feels good to bring an educated opinion to those “water cooler” chats at work. For many, it’s the time-honored ritual of Monday morning quarterbacking after the weekend’s football...
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May 21, 2015

Here’s a reminder for all engineers: non-engineers are fascinated by what you are doing. So, make sure you are making connections when you talk about your work. In this quick Ted Talk, Penn State...
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July 22, 2014

Identifying and responding appropriately to the different personality types of colleagues and clients is important as your career advances. Initially I viewed personality assessments as one half-step...
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