ASCE Plot Points Podcast

November 12, 2019

Guillermo Díaz-Fañas, C.Eng, Ing., P.E., M.ASCE, has been giving back and making a difference all his life. Today he talks about the nonprofit he helped start, Qu-AKE: Queer Advocacy and Knowledge Exchange, for LGBTQ+ professionals…Read More >>

November 5, 2019

Making mistakes, unfortunately, is part of being human. But how do you handle mistakes on the job, especially if that job is something with such high stakes as civil engineering? Mike Howell has been helping…Read More >>

October 29, 2019

One of the most important and divisive transportation trends of 2019, dockless scooters have taken U.S. cities by storm. Kristin Musulin, senior editor for Smart Cities Dive, breaks down the positives, problems and possibilities (1:04)….Read More >>

October 22, 2019

ASCE published “Becoming Leaders: A Practical Handbook for Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology” in 2008, co-edited by Carolyn Emerson and the late Mary Williams. The book proved so essential that, 11 years later, Emerson…Read More >>

October 15, 2019

You have to know yourself before you can be yourself. For Clint Martin, that meant taking on the Appalachian Trail thru-hike for nearly six months in the woods before starting his first full-time civil engineering…Read More >>

October 8, 2019

Storytelling is an essential skill.  The ability to share information about a project or about the kind of work you do has the power to influence and connect audiences. It can also be the difference…Read More >>

October 1, 2019

Mental health is not something you can simply snap your fingers and fix. And it’s not something you should ignore either. On today’s episode of “ASCE Plot Points,” Elyssa Dixon speaks candidly about the steps…Read More >>

September 20, 2019

Previously on ASCE Plot Points … We met civil engineers from around the world. We got a better picture of what civil engineers looks like – through their work, their personalities and their stories. In…Read More >>

March 5, 2019

The only thing more stressful than making a plan is not making a plan. Especially when it comes to your career. On today’s ASCE Plot Points, Kelly Doyle Keselica explains how mapping out your own personal vision…Read More >>

February 26, 2019

Every generation sees the world through a different lens. But has the smartphone revolution made the current generation gap more difficult to navigate than previous changes? On today’s episode, Muhammad Elgammal discusses the situation from…Read More >>