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Mr Tung Nguyen, Ph.D.,A.M.ASCE


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Posted By Tung Nguyen Sep 19, 2020 10:26 AM
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Great questin Daniel! I would definitely prepare as much information as possible in the email asking for help. Often time when I recreated some errors, I ended up finding out the solution. If not, I would have a good log for my supervisor to look through and give suggestions. Sending email before meeting ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Sep 5, 2020 8:35 AM
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"Let me know if you have any question" doesn't sound right to me. I'd prefer: "If you need me to clarify anything, please don't hesitate to ask". Another great tip to get necessary response is to give a deadline. For example: "Attached is the draft report I'm going to send to xxx by Wednesday COB, please ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Sep 2, 2020 7:58 AM
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I think short vacations are still great for mental break and recharge. I would go hiking or camping a few days during the week to avoid the crowds ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Water Resources Engineer Sacramento, CA ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Aug 26, 2020 4:41 PM
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Happy Wednesday all! Since almost everyone is working from home for the time being, in-person fund raising events are not possible. Now we have to be creative to keep everyone engaged while raising money for good causes. I am curious to hear about all the successful virtual fund-raising events that ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Aug 26, 2020 4:34 PM
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In our group, we only turn video on during social events. Other than that we use voice only to save network bandwidth :). ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Jacobs, Water Resources Engineer Sacramento, CA ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Aug 19, 2020 9:24 AM
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Thank you very much for your detailed answer. Really really helpful! ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Jacobs, Water Resources Engineer Sacramento, CA ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Aug 19, 2020 9:23 AM
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Thanks a lot Joe for sharing! Much appreciated! ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Jacobs, Water Resources Engineer Sacramento, CA ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Aug 17, 2020 8:29 AM
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I found these three are very helpful: - Spend 15-30 mins before class going through lectures first and prepare 1-2-3 questions that you might have. After the lectures, doing the homework or assignment right away when everything is still fresh in your mind. Doing this I didn't have to spend that much ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Aug 17, 2020 8:29 AM
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Thanks Tirza for opening this thread! I have 2 questions for the expert panel: 1. What are the top 3 skills needed to become a successful PM? 2. When do you think junior engineers should start thinking about taking this role? Thank you very much in advance! ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Aug 2, 2020 6:21 PM
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> But whatever happens, remember to find the joy and interest in your kids. They will remember that for the rest of their lives. Thanks so much for this  @Jeannine ! ​ ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Washington State University ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jul 24, 2020 9:08 AM
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Thank you very much for your tips Luis, Chad and Kelly! These are all really helpful! ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Washington State University ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jul 20, 2020 9:01 AM
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Hello everyone, Now that many counties/states have ordered all schools to go fully online this academic year, I'd like to start a thread so all parents can share their experience, tips and tricks to help their kids effectively follow school programs while fulfilling their duties at work. Any dos and ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jul 19, 2020 9:34 AM
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Thanks so much Danielle, Heidi, and James! ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Washington State University ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jul 16, 2020 1:21 PM
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I found that watering my plants and cleaning up my whole place helped reducing stress :) Another effective way for me is to do a quick 10-15 mins Yoga for relaxing in the morning or evening before bed. ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Washington State University ---------------------- ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jul 16, 2020 1:20 PM
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Thanks Heidi! Can you give some recommendation for the Civil FE exam too? ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Washington State University ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jul 11, 2020 8:20 AM
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Thanks Danielle and Mitchell for sharing! ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Washington State University ------------------------------
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jul 10, 2020 10:19 AM
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I'm curious about this as well. Would love to hear what kind of virtual activities that you guys enjoyed the most so far now that working from home will be likely to continue in the next few months at least. At our company, we have had virtual Trivia, Karaoke session, STEAM lunch hours during which kids ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jun 29, 2020 11:59 AM
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Thanks everyone for sharing! These are really really good to know! I found some more discussions on this topic  Tips for Starting Your First Civil Engineering Job What do you wish you had known before starting your first 'real' job? Cheers! ------------------------------ Tung Nguyen, PhD Washington State ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jun 21, 2020 7:54 PM
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Hello everyone, I think this would be very helpful for new grads starting 'real' first jobs. If you have any tip to help them hit ground running, please share. Any advice for mid-level or more senior staffs are welcome too. I'll go first: networking, talk to folks in the office and offer help if you ...
Posted By Tung Nguyen Jun 17, 2020 4:45 PM
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My favorite Zoom feature is the annotation tool for everyone to use during the presentation. Here is the link to the help page if anyone needs it https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115005706806-Using-annotation-tools-on-a-shared-screen-or-whiteboard?mobile_site=true Video: https://www.youtube ...