By Nishant Makhijani
Student, University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign
Originally published in the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Magazine, Winter 2014
Recently, I shared the stage with David Gottfried, the founder of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and Stephen Ritz, Founder of Green Bronx Machine, at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia. I had been asked to participate because of my long involvement with the USGBC student chapter here at Illinois. During the panel discussion, David asked me this question: “Nishant, what advice do you give to other students ...