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AISC Engineering Journal
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...

Create + Construct SGH
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.
Gayle Johnson ASCE-COPRI Lifetime Achievement
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...

green roof
September 6, 2017

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Authors Review Advancements in Building Enclosure Technology

Building Operating Management magazine recently published an article written by several Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) authors discussing the state of building enclosure technology. In “8 Technology Developments Reshaping High-...

Structural Steel Plate Buried Bridges
August 10, 2017

Jesse Beaver Publishes Review of Structural Steel Plate Buried Bridges

A recent Civil + Structural Engineer article authored by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Principal Jesse Beaver describes a lower-cost alternative to short- and medium-span bridges...

Create + Construct SGH
August 8, 2017

CREATE+CONSTRUCT Symposium Returns to New York City Focusing on Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation Projects

Third-annual event hosted by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger features AEC experts speaking on the need to modernize existing buildings.
Base Isolation and Earthquake Safety
July 21, 2017

Ronald Hamburger, Ronald Mayes Discuss Base Isolation and Earthquake Safety in Engineering News-Record

A recent Engineering News-Record article features insights from Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) staff on base isolation as a method for reducing the effects of earthquakes. The article, “The 10 Largest Base-Isolated Buildings in...

ASCE Pipelines Conference
July 21, 2017

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger to Share Expertise and Exhibit at ASCE Pipelines Conference

Several members of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s (SGH) Engineering Mechanics and Infrastructure team will present papers and host an exhibit booth at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2017 Pipelines Conference on 6–9...

Kevin Conroy Concrete
July 17, 2017

Kevin Conroy Explains Code Changes for Existing Concrete Structures in ICRI’s Concrete Repair Bulletin

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Senior Project Manager Kevin Conroy coauthored an article describing the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) updated building repair code for existing concrete structures. The...

navy pier ferris wheel construction
July 13, 2017

Jared Brewe Describes Chicago’s Navy Pier Centennial Wheel Project in STRUCTURE Magazine

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) senior staff member Jared Brewe coauthored an article discussing the engineering challenges overcome during the Navy Pier Ferris wheel replacement project in Chicago, IL. In “...

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