Careers & Leadership

May 19, 2016

I had the pleasure of giving a seminar on networking for the Austin Branch Younger Member Forum last month. There were some excellent questions asked about networking, so I thought in this post, I would…Read More >>

May 12, 2016

Brent Darnell, Aff.M.ASCE, is president and owner of Brent Darnell International in Atlanta. Both author and presenter, Darnell presented at the ASCE 2015 Convention in New York and took part in the Young Professional Leadership…Read More >>

May 6, 2016

Hi, my name is Anthony Fasano. I am a licensed professional engineer, but instead of engineering I now spend my time inspiring engineers through different ventures and content channels. I worked for about 15 years…Read More >>

May 6, 2016

David Kubala, P.E., M.ASCE, public works department manager for R.G. Miller Engineers Inc., a Houston-based civil engineering firm, offers advice to engineers just starting their careers in this guest submission. Managers at civil engineering firms…Read More >>

February 22, 2016

Did you know Einstein was an accomplished civil engineer – Hans Albert, that is. Albert’s son. In Hans Albert Einstein: His Life as a Pioneering Engineer, available on ASCE press here, we are given insight…Read More >>

February 8, 2016

Now that I have your attention, I want to talk about the card game Euchre and a little about setting priorities. Euchre is played with just the “9” and higher cards in each suit of…Read More >>

January 20, 2016

Civil engineers are in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of civil engineers is projected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. As…Read More >>

December 6, 2015

At 550 feet tall, the High Roller is the highest Ferris Wheel in the world. That’s 245 feet taller than the statue of liberty and 400 feet taller than the former wheel on Chicago’s Navy…Read More >>

November 19, 2015

Leaders must step up and make their marks in a multitude of contexts, yet your organization’s office layout might not come to mind when creating a vision for improved employee performance. Think again. Workplaces have widely varying…Read More >>

October 27, 2015

New technologies are fueling a wave of innovation in building design and construction. But are these really break-through technologies that will have lasting affect on the shelters in which we live and work? New materials…Read More >>