June 29, 2015

Pursuant to the Rules of Policy and Procedure 7.3, the ASCE membership is hereby notified the following vacancies will be available on the 2016 election ballot for terms beginning in FY 2017.  For...
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June 11, 2015

Informed by my education and practice experience, I know that many engineers participate in the visual and performing arts. For example, while working as an engineering dean, my office collected and...
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June 3, 2015

ASCE's 2016 president-elect elect is Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, M.COPRI, M.ASCE, chosen by a majority of Society members in a month-long officers election that concluded June 1....
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May 7, 2015

This letter, from a father to a son, was written by professional engineer Bob Breeze upon his son’s graduation as a mechanical engineer. The letter was published in a collection entitled, Letters...
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February 13, 2015

Looking 50 years into the future, what will sustainable infrastructure look like?  “It looks different in a number of important ways. It does a lot for its communities,” explained Harriet...
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January 22, 2015

This article is the third in a series on how engineers can use brain science to improve their leadership and management...
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December 8, 2014

Commemorating one hundred years provides a special luster to an accomplishment, and in 2014, I had the opportunity to participate in several amazing events that highlight the global civil engineering...
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November 21, 2014

My earlier post in “The Leadership Imperative” considered the fact that many of the challenges facing civil engineering in the 21st century are “back to the future,” in the sense that...
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November 3, 2014

My previous post, “Why the Push-Back on Creativity?” suggested that we as engineers could work smarter and be more creative and innovative if we learned and applied brain basics. I asked for help...
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October 22, 2014

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal, and as we look to what it will take to be a successful civil engineer in the 21st century, let’s consider the words of John Findley...
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