Civil Engineering and Sustainable Design: Current Design Practices and Educational Needs

Sustainability is one of ASCE’s three strategic priorities; with a goal of “…helping professionals to incorporate sustainability principles into their daily practice.” In support of this goal, the Society has an action plan and has created a Committee on Sustainability. Perhaps due to this increased attention on sustainability, changes to ABET Civil Engineering Program Criteria for the 2016-17 accreditation cycle will require that civil engineering curricula prepare graduates to “include principles of sustainability in design.”

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American Society of Civil Engineers: Wisconsin Section