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CIVIL ENGINEERING is a sought-after profession with excellent job prospects. Data provided in the report Civil Engineers in the United States* indicate that employment for civil engineers is projected to grow by 12 percent…Read More >>
Imagine the world 50 years from now. What does 2070 look like? How is society continuing to function? How have technological and environmental challenges affected our cities? ASCE’s Future World Vision brings those possibilities to…Read More >>
From skyscrapers and dams, to bridges and drinking water, civil engineering is integral to our quality of life. Civil engineers build modern civilization and are responsible for the health, safety and welfare of the public,…Read More >>
Engineers are trained to effectively design and build infrastructure to meet safety and other regulatory requirements. But what about designing infrastructure to make users, like pedestrians and cyclists, actually feel safe? Or how about making…Read More >>
Around the world, right now, humanity has one goal: Stop the spread of COVID-19. Self-quarantine and social distancing are critical tools in flattening “the curve.” But these measures can make us feel lonely, even though…Read More >>
It was supposed to be a standard speech at her alma mater. No need for stress, certainly not intense personal exploration. Yet here Jazzy Quinabo was, digging deep, at a loss for the answer to…Read More >>
“Especially in the country’s older cities, much of the drinking-water infrastructure is old and in need of replacement. Failures in drinking-water infrastructure can result in water disruptions, impediments to emergency response, and damage to other types of infrastructure.”