Professor's Advisory

    Knowledge and familiarity with standards can give you the edge you need before you enter today’s competitive technical and business environment. To explore this subject further, we spoke to numerous ASTM members from the academic community.

    Check out the interviews below to learn professors' views on knowing about standards before entering the workforce.

    Steven M. Cramer, Ph.D.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Department of Civil Archectural and Environmental Engineering

    Richard Klingner, Ph.D.
    University of Texas at Austin
    Department of Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering 2006

    John T. Germaine, Ph.D.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2005

    Mark D. Gottsegen, M.F.A.
    University of North CarolinaDepartment of Art 2005

    Warren O. Haggard, Ph.D.
    University of Memphis Department of Biomedical Engineering 2005

    John K. Mahaney, Jr. Ph.D.
    University of Akron College of Business Administration
    2005

    John Rankin
    Marshall University 2005

    Mary Stroup-Gardiner, Ph.D.
    Auburn University Dept. of Civil Engineering 2005


    Professor Spotlight

    John T. Germaine, Ph.D.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    "For my profession, standards are an essential part of the business, and every graduate student should be aware of both the general nature of standards and - in addition - the specific standards used in routine practice."