Getting people to drive at or below the speed limit is like trying to slow down a landslide
September 27, 2016
Driving faster than the posted limit in a highway work zone, no one enjoys the sting of a speeding ticket for $250 or higher—as it would be in, for example, Illinois—especially if you are caught on camera and not by a cop.
A call by Brendan Bechtel to improve schedule and cost performance
August 24, 2016
Brendan Bechtel, soon to be chief executive of the engineering and construction company that bears his family’s name, sounded an alarm about the industry’s performance on megaprojects with words as plainly spoken as any you will hear at a conference.
An opportunity for engineers to reflect on the importance of what they do
April 6, 2016
The recent death of Robert Ebeling, the former Morton-Thiokol engineer who went public with some of the regrets he suffered in the 30 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, presents all engineers with an opportunity to reflect on the importance of what they do.