The Emerging Engineer

September 9, 2012

Recently I had to edit a graphic banner for the SEI Sustainability Committee website that I’m currently responsible for maintaining. The task was simple enough; I just needed to take the typical SEI logo and…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

September 4, 2012

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicts both accounts of the Highway Trust Fund will go broke sometime in FY 2015 unless Congress acts to shore up the fund that pays for surface transportation projects. According…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

August 31, 2012

Post by regular contributor Rafael Gomes de Oliveira. Education is, without a doubt, one of most important aspects of a person’s life. People may differ in which topics they find important to learn, but everyone…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

August 22, 2012

Let the 2012 Summer Olympics do the work for you! Ideas you can share with kids this fall to tell them what civil engineering is all about. Want to make engineering relevant? Look no further…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

August 20, 2012

My company holds an annual photo contest. Interesting photos meeting a different theme are solicited from the staff each year. There’s no requirement for the photos to be related to Thornton Tomasetti projects. The challenging…Read More >>

Insights Podcast

August 16, 2012

Mr. Brad Aldrich, P.E., F.NSPE, F.ASCE,  is President of Aldrich + Elliott, PC (A+E), located in Essex Junction, Vermont. Founded in 1995, A+E is an innovative leader in water, wastewater and stormwater engineering for municipalities…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 15, 2012

Legislators from around the country gather every year at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit to talk about policies that work in the real world. State legislators are literally hunting for ideas…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

August 13, 2012

My team’s management structure has been shaken up over the past couple of months. First, I received a promotion to the associate level. I’m now much more involved with setting fees for our work and…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 10, 2012

Representatives Russ Carnahan (D-MO) and Steve LaTourette (R-OH) introduced H.R. 6254, the Dam Rehabilitation and Repair Act of 2012, before Congress left for the August work period. The legislation would establish a program within the…Read More >>


The Emerging Engineer

August 8, 2012

New Harmony, Indiana is a small town with a rich history and exceptional architectural interest. Twice settled by Christian sects with utopian visions, the town patrons over the years have done a remarkable job preserving…Read More >>