April 5, 2018

Franklin Sherkow, P.E., ENV SP, is an ASCE Fellow and Life Member, and former President of ASCE’s Oregon Section. He was on the civil engineering faculty at Oregon State University for six years...
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April 4, 2018

You won’t find a bigger proponent for productivity in the workplace than me. I write and podcast regularly on how you should use the Pareto Principle (also known as the 80/20 Rule) to stay focused...
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March 28, 2018

Each month the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable collects insights on important industry topics from a cross-section of prominent ASCE members. Throughout the ASCE News Women in Civil...
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March 21, 2018

As busy as the civil engineering market is these days, there are still many civil engineering professionals out there looking for new opportunities, and one of them recently submitted these two...
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March 15, 2018

ASCE President Kristina Swallow has been racking up the frequent flyer miles since her presidential year began last October, crisscrossing the country, visiting ASCE groups far and wide, meeting...
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February 26, 2018

(Part 2 of 2) If you’re reading this, you’re most likely in the field of civil engineering, and you probably understand how important public speaking is to your career. Your ability to speak...
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January 25, 2018

If you’ve been even the least bit active in ASCE during the last few years, then you’ve probably seen Elizabeth Ruedas, P.E., QISP, ENV SP, M.ASCE. A project engineer for CNC Engineering,...
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January 25, 2018

This is a question I get often from civil engineering professionals, usually from those on the early side of their career. It’s in reference to that proverbial fork in the road that all civil...
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October 19, 2017

Before I give you the advice I want to share in this post, let me qualify it for you. The strategy I’m going to share is not something I came up with myself, but I have had success using it....
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September 21, 2017

I had the honor of speaking at the Seattle ASCE Younger Member Forum this week. It was a pleasure to speak to such a motivated group of young civil engineers. The topic I discussed was how to network...
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