Topic: Perspectives

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Are civil engineers doing enough to account for climate change?

Are civil engineers doing enough to account for climate change? Emily Grubert, in a word, says, "No."

Review: How to leave automated decision-making behind

Tired of outsourcing your decisions to technologies, experts, and rules? Author Vikram Mansharamani offers solutions in his book "Think for Yourself."

Engineers work to reduce drowning deaths at low-head dams

A coalition of civil engineers, academics, professional organizations, and regulatory agencies is working to raise public awareness about the dangers associated with low-head dams.

Students, pay attention

Here are all the benefits students get from becoming and remaining members.

Civil Engineering magazine takes a fresh approach

Civil Engineering takes a new and fresh approach going forward.

Business leader learns employees can work successfully from home

Lee Slade, P.E., M.ASCE, chair of Walter P Moore, explains that there are new ways to 'meet' challenges.

On-the-ground advice on avoiding burnout during a pandemic

Tommy Faulkner, P.E., LEED AP, answers seven questions and offers advice on how to avoid burnout for yourself and your staff during a pandemic.

A new twist: Contractor is found liable to a subcontractor under the Spearin doctrine

What happens when a contractor is found liable to a subcontractor under the Spearin doctrine?

Paying attention to details pays off

Matthew Hughes, P.E., M.ASCE, is digitizing infrastructure into GIS databases, making sure the data are accurate for utility clients.

Lawyers and doctors have TV shows, so where are the civil engineers?

In this era of peak TV, where are the civil engineers? Daniel Bressler went looking for answers.