“Students need to learn systems thinking so that they are prepared for current and future societal challenges.”
*ASCE Releases Roadmap for the Future of Civil Engineering Education*
The 2019 ASCE Education Summit, held in Dallas last May, included a mission statement of sorts as its subtitle: “Mapping the Future of Civil Engineering Education.”
The full report of summit findings is available as a free download on the ASCE website.
Included in the report are four key recommendations that provide a structure of aspirations for civil engineering education:
• Elevate professional skills to an equal footing with technical skills.
• Develop a diverse, inclusive, equitable and engaging culture within the civil engineering profession.
• Reexamine and potentially redefine the domain of civil engineering.
• Foster an ongoing commitment to transformative education.
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Dr Mohamad Syazli Fathi is currently a Deputy Director for Occupational Safety, Heath and Environment (OSHE) Unit and Head of Construction Quality & Maintenance (CQM) Research Group at Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur. His research interests are in the fields of Construction Informatics, Programme and Project Management, Building Information Modelling (BIM), management information system (MIS), Industrialised Building System (IBS), building and infrastructure maintenance.