Leadership is complicated — “squishy,” even — but the principles are simple, according to the fall 2017 Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker. The hard part is applying those principles effectively.
What does it mean to be a leader? We asked some of our most-successful alumni and a few of our faculty members to answer that question and to put leadership in the context of our work as civil and environmental engineers.
The accolades have come pretty fast and furious for Andy Phelps in recent months. First, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced Phelps would receive a lifetime achievement award. Then, a few weeks later, the society elected him a fellow.