Topic: Perspectives

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Book explores how toilet design could redefine wastewater infrastructure

Author and science journalist Chelsea Wald examines the importance of toilets to health across the globe and how new toilet technologies could redefine sanitation and wastewater infrastructure.

5 keys to unlocking professional success as a civil engineer

The truth is that there is no single “right way” to find success, but there is a “right way for you.” Here are five keys that might help you unlock professional success as a civil engineer.

First Step: Internship and interview practice pay off

A childhood spent playing with Legos and Tinkertoys evolved into a college experience that included ASCE’s concrete canoe competition and more, helping Garrett Brogdon, A.M.ASCE, land his first job.

So you’re returning to the civil engineering office, but what should you wear?

Civil engineers are returning to in-person work this year, which means renewed questions about appropriate dress code.

Book re-creates 18th-century roots of US surveying

Authors Dan Patterson and Clinton Terry offer a visual history of 18th-century surveying techniques and tools.

Volume offers monumental look at late 19th-century skyscrapers

Author Donald Friedman’s new book explores the structure, history, and preservation of skyscrapers built in America in the late 19th century.

How to maintain company culture when working remotely

Cale Ash, P.E., S.E., shares his experiences with maintaining company culture during the pandemic, and how those lessons may inform the future workplace.

2021 AEC forecast: Up or down?

As the pandemic wanes, the architecture, engineering, and construction market will embark on a K-shaped recovery.

Never miss an opportunity to network

Danielle Goudreau, P.E., M.ASCE, landed a job as a project manager by asking questions, attending conferences, and getting involved.

How COVID-19 affected maritime coursework

The pandemic caused some choppy seas for a maritime academy’s engineering students.