Anabella Tourkaman

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Careers & Leadership

November 29, 2018

Civil engineers are problem solvers. However, the biggest pitfall that civil engineers face during the problem-solving process is working within self-imposed constraints. To inspire a-ha moments,...
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Sustainable Engineering

October 29, 2018

Infrastructure is good. Sustainable infrastructure is better. Rapid urbanization is a growing reality in infrastructure development. According to the Global Environment Facility, it’s estimated...
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Careers & Leadership

October 11, 2018

You may be thinking, or have already decided, to take the management track. But how do you get there and what kinds of skills do you need to succeed? As more young civil engineers enter the...
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Society News

October 5, 2018

In September, the ASCE Pittsburgh Section marked its 100th anniversary. Since 1918, members have represented engineering and construction interests for communities throughout western...
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Careers & Leadership

July 25, 2018

Engineers have a great story to tell. For centuries, civil engineers have constructed their legacies in the form of remarkable infrastructure that has shaped history and continues to influence the...
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Sustainable Engineering

June 12, 2018

Are you looking for ways to make your business more sustainable? With the green building sector doubling every three years, it’s evident that the future of civil engineering depends on...
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Sustainable Engineering

May 26, 2018

Could you imagine a world without transportation? Probably not. That’s because the built world we live in wouldn’t be possible without it. According to ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure...
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Careers & Leadership

April 11, 2018

Who do you picture when you think of a civil engineer? Did you picture a woman in the profession? Studies show that only 14 percent of the civil engineering workforce is composed of women. About...
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Society News

February 22, 2018

What is engineering? Look around you; it’s everywhere. The built world we live in is made possible by engineers who see challenges as opportunities and turn ideas into reality. To encourage...
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Society News

February 1, 2018

Engineering News-Record released its 2017 Top 25 Newsmakers, and ASCE members represent almost a third of the list, recognized for their contributions to the construction industry and public. From...
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