In the final part of this series, interviewees discuss how sound and ethical judgments can benefit communities and enhance the quality of life for all persons who are affected by civil engineers’ work.
In the second part of this series, interviewees discuss civil engineering competence, how ethics and expertise intersect, and the importance of lifelong learning during an era of scientific and technological advancement.
How can civil engineers balance their mission to improve infrastructure with their ethical obligations to society? In the first of this three-part series, interviewees discuss how engineers’ actions impact the public.
This hypothetical situation is modified from an actual case that was considered by ASCE’s Committee on Professional Conduct (CPC).
AN ASCE MEMBER maintains a personal Facebook page on which he regularly shares humorous graphics, videos, and popular memes. As evidenced by his postings, the member’s sense of humor runs the gamut from innocent to salacious, with topics ranging from family and home life to current...