The Leadership Imperative
As we look to what it will take to be a successful civil engineer in the 21st century, let’s consider the words of John Findley Wallace, the first Chief Engineer of the Panama Canal (1904-1905).
Professional engineer Stu Walesh wants to release the leader within you. A multidimensional and honored career has enabled him to do just that. Drawing on experience from his work in the public, private, and academic…Read More >>
I believe our profession is at a crossroads. The positive path of this fork in the road offers the next generation of engineers a tremendous opportunity to meet its vision to be leaders in helping society meet its grand challenges.This vision would be met by a new breed of engineer,
“One of the things we always say about engineering – is that you can be technically brilliant but if you can’t communicate that to the client or the customer or a constituent, then nobody cares,”…Read More >>
Richard Weingardt was CEO and chairman of Richard Weingardt Consultants, Inc., a Denver-based structural engineering firm. He spoke and wrote eloquently and prolifically on leadership and the critical role engineers play in society, including such works as…
The American Society of Civil Engineers dates back to 1852, a time of civil engineering leadership, of daring projects; a time of new canals, railroads, bridges, turnpikes, and tall buildings.
Can you imagine how big the dreams of leaders were to spur the necessary innovation and make such incredible progress to get us where we are today?