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Cale Ash Elected As CREW President SEATTLE, WA (November 16, 2011) — Degenkolb Engineers’ Structural Engineer Cale Ash begins his term as President of the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW). In this role, Cale will oversee the group’s ongoing preparedness and awareness projects as CREW strives to reduce the effects of earthquakes and tsunamis. Read More >
Seismic Engineering Reconnaissance Team Works In Turkey to Learn from the Devastation LOS ANGELES, CA (October 27, 2011) – In response to the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck near Van, Turkey, last week, Degenkolb Engineers assigned Associate Principal Ricardo Hernandez to a collaborative Middle East Technological University (METU)/Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) reconnaissance team to survey the damage done to recently retrofitted hospitals and schools. Ricardo was already in Istanbul, Turkey working on a seismic retrofit proje Read More >
Albert Cuisinot Named as Degenkolb’s Chief Financial Officer SAN FRANCISCO (July 12, 2011) -- Degenkolb Engineers announced today that Albert M. Cuisinot has been named Chief Financial Officer. Cuisinot brings 25 years of experience in finance, including 14 years as a CFO. He replaces Bob Beggs, who is retiring early next year. “I am excited at this opportunity,” Cuisinot said. “Degenkolb sits in a unique position for growth. I am looking forward to helping the company move into its next level of success and am honored to fo Read More >
Seismic Engineering Reconnaissance Team Heads to New Zealand To Learn from the Devastation SAN FRANCISCO, CA (February 28, 2011) – In response to the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck near Christchurch, New Zealand, Degenkolb Engineers assembled a six-member reconnaissance team to survey the damage and search for clues that will help answer the pervasive question: With such developed building codes and a well-documented history of responding to seismic catastrophes in New Zealand, why did certain buildings succumb to the ground motion while others perf Read More >
Degenkolb Names Stacy Bartoletti as New CEO Degenkolb Engineers announced today that Stacy Bartoletti has been named Chief Executive Officer in addition to his position as President and Chief Operating Officer. At the same time, senior principal Jim Malley, president of the National Council of Structural Engineering Associations, was named Degenkolb’s Vice President of Engineering. Read More >
Ecologically-Engineered Plastic Bag Wins $5,000 Degenkolb Sustainability Challenge Degenkolb Engineers wrote a check today for $5,000 to Bay Localize, a San Francisco Bay Area non-profit designated by the winner of the 2008 “Sustainability Challenge,” an environmentally friendly design competition. Read More >
Degenkolb Engineers’ Principal Kent Yu Wise Beyond His Years Kent Yu, Associate Principal and manager of Degenkolb Engineers’ Portland office, was recognized as one of Building Design & Construction magazine’s top “40 Under 40.” Dr. Yu’s acumen in the office and his dedication to improving public policy, reaching out to the community and shaping the minds of future engineers earned him a position among the distinguished honorees. Read More >
How U.S. Engineers Helped Peru Assess Damage From Deadly Earthquakes After an 8.0 earthquake struck the coast of Central Peru on Aug. 15, killing more than 600 people, two experts from the nation's leading earthquake engineering firm spent eight days helping in recovery. Read More >