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January 19, 2018

Kevin LaMalva Awarded Distinction of 2017 ENR Newsmaker for His Pioneering Work in Structural Fire Engineering

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has named Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s (SGH’s) Kevin LaMalva to its latest class of ENR Newsmakers, recognizing him for advancing the practice of performance-based structural fire engineering (PBSFE).
January 18, 2018

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Acquires Keast & Hood's Washington, DC, Office; Names Matthew Daw Senior Principal

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger announced the acquisition of structural engineering firm Keast & Hood’s Washington, DC, office. Matthew Daw, P.E., LEED AP, and seventeen other staff members will join SGH on 1 February 2018.
December 5, 2017

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Co-Founder Werner Gumpertz Dies at 99

Werner Gumpertz, co-founder of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH), died on Friday, 1 December 2017. Gumpertz, with Howard Simpson and Frank Heger, established SGH in 1956.
November 21, 2017

Baha’i Temple of South America Wins IStructE Structural Artistry Award

The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) honored the Baha’i Temple of South America at the organization’s annual Structural Awards program in London, England, on 17 November 2017.
November 7, 2017

Mark Webster Contributes to ASCE Report on Structural Materials and Global Climate

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) senior staff member Mark Webster contributed to a recent American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) report on greenhouse gas emissions for the structural engineering industry. ASCE...

October 23, 2017

SGH Wins 2017 Outstanding Construction Project Award from ASCE San Francisco Section

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) San Francisco Section honored Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) with its Outstanding Construction Project of 2017 award for the Shell Martinez Refinery Marine Terminal loading platform seismic...

October 17, 2017

Riccardo Cappa Authors Study on Levee Structure Seismic Response in ASCE’s JGGE Publication

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) staff member Riccardo Cappa recently published an article in the September 2017 issue of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Journal of Geotechnical and...

October 10, 2017

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Authors Publish Research on Buckling of Steel Compression Members

Members of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s (SGH) structural engineering and structural mechanics team have published two research articles comparing conventional and vanadium steel in the latest issue of the American Institute of Steel...

September 28, 2017

AEC Leaders Converge for CREATE+CONSTRUCT Symposium on Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation

More than 100 experts and practitioners from across the architectural, engineering, and construction industry converged in New York City last week for a full-day discussion on breathing new life into existing structures.
September 26, 2017

Gayle Johnson Receives ASCE-COPRI Lifetime Achievement Honor

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (ASCE-COPRI) recently named Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Senior Principal Gayle Johnson an Honorary Member, recognizing his...

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