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Engineers Versus Technology

Contractors' Suit Against Designers Moves Forward despite Lack of Privity

Broad Infrastructure Bill Could See Renewed Attention in Democratically Controlled House
The pending Democratic takeover of the House portends a likely change in congressional priorities pertaining to infrastructure....

Engage in Fieldwork and Travel First, Then Seek Work-Life Balance
Kenneth R. Mika, P.E., M.ASCE, a project engineer at Geosyntec Consultants Inc., credits the leaders and mentors in his life as being instrumental in getting him to where he is now....

School District, University Partner to Bring Learning to Life
Brett Story, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Southern Methodist University, has teamed with the Garland Independent School District and...

Construction Begins On Landmark Bridge Between United States and Canada

NTSB Issues Florida Pedestrian Bridge Updates

Florida City’s Water System Opens New Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant

Historical Chicago Tollway Canopies Restored

Green Living

U.S. Green Building Council Offers Recertification for All LEED Projects

Tall Building Seismic Safety Report Released

Urban Areas Show Progress in Reducing Nutrient Loads to U.S. Coastal Waters, Study Says

“Touch Screens” for Roadways: Colorado Tests Smart Pavement
A smart pavement system will be installed in Colorado that can track movement atop it, detecting, for example, when a vehicle does not successfully navigate a dangerous, remote mountain corridor....

Fraudulent Authorial Credit Is Growing, Troubling Issue
The ethical implications of buying and selling authorship credit of journal papers is examined in this hypothetical scenario....

Fifty Years of Preservation: Historic American Engineering Record
On its 50th anniversary, the Historic American Engineering Record celebrates its chronicling of America’s industrial heritage while facing an uncertain future....

Spin, Spin, Spin
A scalable, vertical axis windmill tower with dynamic shutters that decrease wind loading on the structure has won an energy efficiency design contest....

Making Up Your Own Mind: Thinking Effectively Through Creative Puzzle-Solving, by Edward B. Burger. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2019

Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of U.S. Transit, by Christof Spieler. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2018

 

 

 

 

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