Next Step: Observe, Teach, and Keep Learning
Norman Quach, P.E., S.E., is a senior bridge engineer at T.Y. Lin International in San Francisco. His advice to younger engineers is to never stop learning....

Higher Learning: A Sustainable Study-Abroad Capstone
At Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, civil engineering students participate in a sustainable study-abroad capstone that emphasizes teamwork and innovation....

Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity, By Sandra Postel. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2017

The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better, By Daniel Koretz. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017

Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge, By Erica Wagner. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2017

The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States: The Challenge of Trading Places, By Mattijs van Maasakkers. New York: Anthem Press, 2016

Fast Forward: One Small Step
A concept design for an inflatable habitat on Mars incorporates indigenous ice as a structural element and a shield to protect occupants from galactic cosmic radiation....

We Need Big, Bold Ideas to Transform Our Nation’s Infrastructure
Big and bold ideas are needed to transform infrastructure in the United States. ASCE’s Grand Challenge is a commitment to rethinking what’s possible in our profession....

Bipartisan Group of House Members Releases Recommendations for Boosting Infrastructure
Ahead of the anticipated release of an infrastructure plan by the Trump administration, a bipartisan group of House members issues its own recommendations for improving the nation’s infrastructure....

Next Step: Increase Technical Knowledge to Influence Outcomes
Karen Marie Dietze, P.E., advises young engineers to increase their technical knowledge to influence outcomes....

Higher Learning: University Tailors Master’s Program to Working Engineers
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Overland Park offers an all-course work master’s in civil engineering....

The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution, By Daniel Raimi. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017

Infinite Suburbia, Edited by Alan M. Berger and Joel Kotkin with Celina Balderas Guzman. Hudson, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2017

The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate, By Bruce King. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2017

Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places, By Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2017

Fast Forward: Taxis, Elevated
A new private vehicle transportation service is in the works that will fly passengers across cities at up to 200 mph using electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles....

Innovation Is All Around Us

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