“Philosophy prepared me for anything and everything. It taught me how to think; how to examine an argument; and to think of all possible implications, refutations and alternatives,” says Alana...
Construction and Sustainability
There is a crisis in America’s workforce today as more and more jobs are lost to automation and potential workers are opting out of the labor force. Add in the global climate crisis, and the...
When Sera Balenagasau enters a room, you know it. She has a kindly demeanor and her voice rolls with a gentle cadence, but Sera has a way of grabbing and keeping your attention.
For the past 17 years, Leonil Carreon has been enjoying a project management construction career with a local real estate company in his native Philippines.
You can be forgiven a feeling of optimism when you talk with Construction and Sustainability department director David Brotherton about the future. Despite dire headlines about climate change and...
“I've been at PG&E for about 10 years now,” says Fred Brew at the beginning of our interview.
Even when things are going well, it sometimes helps to take a moment, take stock and decide how you can take better advantage of your talents. For Gordon Ludwick, his job as a stationary engineer...
Mark Hydeman, one of this year's Honored Instructors, has a long and distinguished career as an HVAC engineer and educator.
Instructor Kelly Gearhart didn't follow a typical career path to become a green-building company owner, expert and educator.
For the past five years, David Druml has shared his expertise with UC Berkeley Extension students in the Construction Enterprise Risk Management course.
Duane Kubischta received an advanced engineering degree from UC Berkeley and quickly entered the biotech field as an instrumentation engineer.
Kaushal Diwan is heavily invested in implementing new technology into his everyday practice.
While working in China at an environmental nonprofit, Simon Feng Ou wanted a career that would sustain his interest.
For the past 30 years, Henry Tooryani has seen the construction business’ steady ebb and flow—here in the Bay Area and across the nation.