oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Into the 21 st century: A great time to be a civil engineer?

Volume 7, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



What skills will civil engineers need to survive into the next century? A view from America. This is a great time to be a civil engineer. Future markets for engineering are strong and global demand is expected to remain high, although the price that the market will pay for engineering services is being pressed downward. To keep up with the new market, professional engineering services must be upgraded continuously by the addition of new skills and 'intellectual capital'. This article provides one perspective on the kind of skills engineers might need to adapt to future changes in society and the workplace.

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