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Engineering a Culture of Inclusion Part 5: Transitions of Power

ASCE Plot Points wraps up the "Engineering a Culture of Inclusion" series, talking with civil engineers impacted by the current sociopolitical climate, sharing their experiences within and insights about the civil engineering profession, specifically as they relate to race and racism. Today we hear from Frederick Paige, Ph.D., EIT, A.M.ASCE, associate professor at Virginia Tech. He talks about his journey through the civil engineering profession,...

Engineering a Culture of Inclusion Part 4: Unconscious Bias

ASCE Plot Points continues it series called "Engineering a Culture of Inclusion," talking with civil engineers impacted by the current sociopolitical climate, sharing their experiences within and insights about the civil engineering profession, specifically as they relate to race and racism. Today we talk about unconscious bias with Kim Parker Brown, P.E., F.ASCE, a senior program manager for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Washington,...

Engineering a Culture of Inclusion Part 3: Making a Difference

ASCE Plot Points continues it series called "Engineering a Culture of Inclusion," talking with civil engineers impacted by the current sociopolitical climate, sharing their experiences within and insights about the civil engineering profession, specifically as they relate to race and racism. Today we talk with Sidney May, P.E., M.ASCE, past president of ASCE’s Alabama Section Birmingham Branch. After more than a decade of work in...

Engineering a Culture of Inclusion Part 2: Legacy of Success

Today on ASCE Plot Points marks the start of a new series called "Engineering a Culture of Inclusion," talking with civil engineers impacted by the current sociopolitical climate, who will share their experiences within and insights about the civil engineering profession, specifically as they relate to race and racism. Birdel Franklin Jackson III, P.E., M.ASCE, lives in Alpharetta, Georgia, enjoying retirment after a long and...

Engineering a Culture of Inclusion Part 1: Time for Change

Today on ASCE Plot Points marks the start of a new series called "Engineering a Culture of Inclusion," talking with civil engineers impacted by the current sociopolitical climate, who will share their experiences within and insights about the civil engineering profession, specifically as they relate to race and racism. Yvette E. Pearson, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, is the associate dean for accreditation, assessment and strategic initiatives...

5 lessons learned from the COVID-19 Community Calls series

April 2020 is not a month anyone will forget anytime soon, as the coronavirus pandemic emptied city streets and shuttered many businesses. The ASCE Plot Points podcast’s COVID-19 Community Calls series featured 33 phone calls in 33 days – April 1 through May 3 – talking to 33 different civil engineers about how the pandemic changed their jobs, their communities and their lives. Taken as a...

COVID-19 Community Calls 33: Presidential Point of View

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the civil engineering profession. Thirty days. Thirty phone calls. Plus an extra three. Community Call 33 closes the series, and fittingly it features ASCE President K.N. "Guna" Gunalan. The president discusses his philosophical...

COVID-19 Community Calls 32: The Power of Technology

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the civil engineering profession. Thirty days. Thirty phone calls. Plus an extra three. Community Call 32 reaches out to David Wieller, president of ASCE's Lehigh Valley Section and the water and municipal regional leader...

COVID-19 Community Calls 31: College Moves Online

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the civil engineering profession. Thirty days. Thirty phone calls. Plus an extra three. Community Call 31 goes to Camilla Saviz, a professor and chair of civil engineering at the University of the Pacific...

COVID-19 Community Calls 30: Life Under Non-Lockdown

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the civil engineering profession. Thirty days. Thirty phone calls. Community Call 30 takes us into non-lockdown mode in Nebraska. Marie Stamm, P.E., M.ASCE, is a civil engineer for Schemmer Associates in Omaha, and...