October 31, 2018

I recently provided management training for a civil engineering firm and this question came up multiple times. Civil engineering managers struggle with delegation for many reasons, but when they do...
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October 25, 2018

Civil engineering and community are inextricably linked. So it just makes sense that there is a community for civil engineers. ASCE Collaborate is that community – an online meeting place for...
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October 3, 2018

I have received emails from many civil engineers who are just starting their careers. They often ask me about their first job. Some of their questions are … • What if I take a first job and...
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August 23, 2018

I look at my to-do list at the end of the day and see a lot of tasks crossed off, and it makes me feel good. I feel accomplished, like it’s been a good day. That was before I discovered and...
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August 9, 2018

Randy P. Wall, P.E., M.ASCE, is a vice president for the Western Branch of ASCE's Montana Section. He is the president of the Engineering Leadership Institute, consulting with firms to create...
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July 18, 2018

These days there are lots of differing sentiments around the subject of meetings. Some say they’re critical to effective teams and successful engineering projects. Others say meetings are a waste...
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June 28, 2018

I recently had the honor of serving as one of the keynote speakers for a luncheon at the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute Congress, which was held in Minneapolis earlier this...
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June 13, 2018

As civil engineers, we tend to get caught up in the details of our projects. This can make it hard to stay aware of the ever-changing landscape of technology. However, it is very important for...
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May 16, 2018

I recently had the honor of interviewing ASCE President Kristina Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, for an infrastructure series we are running on the Civil Engineering Podcast, and afterward was able to...
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April 19, 2018

Doug Gransberg, Ph.D., P.E., FRICS, M.ASCE, has the ideal background for helping construction-oriented civil engineers elevate their careers to the next level. He knows academia – having taught...
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