September 1, 2020

Dedicated to the welfare of the public, civil engineers are society’s unsung heroes. But no hero has the same story. Civil engineering is a global profession and community. Therefore, civil...
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June 11, 2020

As civil engineers, many times we find ourselves leading talented multidisciplined teams. This was certainly my experience when I worked on billion-dollar freeway programs that included all the...
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February 12, 2020

Luis Duque has made it all look easy – balancing his civil engineering career success with family (second baby on the way this summer) and community service. But don’t be fooled. It might appear...
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January 2, 2020

"Engineering With Heart" is a series of articles by Michael Paddock for ASCE News. Paddock, P.E., M.ASCE, a 30-year member of ASCE, is a licensed civil engineer and surveyor. His professional career...
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December 12, 2019

The holiday season is upon us. Although it is a time of celebration, it’s also a time for gratitude and giving. Civil engineers have much to be thankful for. With salaries continuing to trend...
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September 16, 2019

Michael Paddock, P.E., M.ASCE, a 30-year member of ASCE, is a licensed civil engineer and surveyor. His professional career was spent managing teams of over 100 engineers designing infrastructure...
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August 28, 2019

Luis Duque, EIT, A.M.ASCE, is a structural engineer at DLK Engineering in Lafayette, Colorado. An active member of ASCE (particularly the Structural Engineering Institute) and Engineers Without...
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April 4, 2019

Michael Paddock, P.E., M.ASCE, is a 30-year member of ASCE, a licensed civil engineer and surveyor. His professional career was spent managing teams of over 100 engineers designing infrastructure...
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February 19, 2019

Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs has been a staple of teacher training for decades, providing a guideline for working with young students. But what if you took the theory and applied it to what a...
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January 15, 2019

At its core, civil engineering is a service-driven profession. So it shouldn't be surprising that so many young civil engineers enter the profession motivated to help their communities, near and...
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