ASCE Plot Points Season 4 Episode 4: A ‘Novel’ Approach to Civil Engineering

September 22, 2020

Melissa Fischer is a supervising engineer for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts. But lately, they’re probably better known as a novelist. Their novel, “The Advocacy,” has earned rave reviews – Kirkus Reviews called the protagonist, Louisa Lehmann “a delightful, complicated character” and the Southern Literary Review called the book “profound.”

Fischer talks about the novel, why it was something they spent 25 years working on and how it’s helped make them a better civil engineer.

And in Student Ambassadors, we get a rundown on some favorite ASCE memories.

Listen to the episode below, and subscribe to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.

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