A Question of Ethics: Engineers Must Actively Fight Corruption
Engineers must have “zero tolerance” for corruption—for themselves and for others....

Set in Stone: The San Jacinto Monument
The San Jacinto Monument, in Texas, stands as a memorial to the battle that gave Texas its independence in 1836....

The Ethical Engineer: Contemporary Concepts & Cases, By Robert McGinn. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2018

Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places, Edited by Jason Beske and David Dixon. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2018

You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn, By Wendy Lesser. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017

Financial Decision-Making for Engineers, By Colin K. Drummond. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2018

Fast Forward: Supertall Timber
At 350 m tall, this supertower would be three times the height of the California Redwoods and boast a structural system that is 90 percent wood....

The Future Demands Engineering Experts
There is power in becoming a P.E., advancing your education, and seeking board certification....

Design Professional Succeeds against Claims by ‘Intended Third-Party Beneficiary’
An architecture firm successfully fights millions in breach-of-contract and negligence claims from a party with whom it had no contract....

Senate Water Resources Bill Emerges as Possible Contender for Passage This Year
Bipartisan water resources legislation recently introduced in the Senate could become one of the few major infrastructure bills to pass Congress this year....

Next Step: Delegate, Network, and Ask for What You Want
Justin Siegrist, P.E., M.ASCE, is the hydraulic modeling lead in the Cincinnati office of Wade Trim. His advice to young engineers: delegate, network, and ask for what you want....

Higher Learning: Multidisciplinary Course Addresses Tomorrow’s Smart Cities
Sean Qian, Ph.D., M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, teaches a multidisciplinary course that focuses on...

Mixed-Use Project Demonstrates CLT Elevator Shaft

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Permeable Concrete Could Be Improved with Cured Carbon Fiber Composite Material, Study Finds

Utah Treatment Facility Uses Ballasted Activated Sludge Process to Shrink Footprint, Costs

Environmental Education Center Is First Public “Living Building”

Central Texas Project Seeks to Ensure Water Supplies Keep Pace With Growth

Coastal Design Wins with Ship Shape

Report Identifies Global Infrastructure Challenges and Solutions

 

 

 

 

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