Devon Lumbard Associate Principal

Office Oakland

Direct Email dlumbard@degenkolb.com
 
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Devon Lumbard joined Degenkolb Engineers in 2005 after receiving his Masters of Science degree from University of California, San Diego. His experience reflects an interest in complex projects spanning various Degenkolb market sectors. He has particular interest in structural analysis, seismic evaluation and retrofit design, as well as new building design. This experience includes evaluation and design of concrete, steel, timber and masonry structural systems.

Practice Areas:
Health Care, Forensic Engineering

Little Known Fact:
I taught Statics and Concrete Design courses at Portland State University.

Virtues:
Careful listener and perpetual curiosity

Vices:
Apple pie and chocolate chip cookies.

Favorite Project Story
With less than a year of experience, I was given the opportunity to provide on-site construction management of a small seismic retrofit project, where we were the prime consultant. It was critical the construction be completed in 28 days, so I was on site 6 days a week and immediately available to investigate/respond to all issues that arose with as-built conditions and observe completed strengthening before it was immediately covered up. I was even granted authority to provide special inspections for everything except the welding. I was nervous before construction started; but as soon as we found a rhythm, I knew I’d be an engineer for the rest of my life.

Special Interests:
Spending time with my wife and two kids, competitively rowing and leisurely sailing.