Edna Ezzel ’11 co-authors book while an undergrad
While still in college, Edna Ezzell ’11 wrote the sustainability and humanities chapters, among others, of “Fundamentals of Civil Engineering: An Introduction to the ASCE Body of Knowledge” (CRC Press, 2011), with co-authors Professor Richard McCuen and student Melanie Wong of the University of Maryland, where Ezzell studied before transferring to MIT as a junior. “Professor McCuen put a lot of faith in us despite our young age and gave us an extraordinary opportunity with this book as well as the individual research projects we conducted,” said Ezzell. The book encourages a broader perspective and understanding of the role of civil engineers in society. Wong plans to attend graduate school at MIT next fall.