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December 2, 2015

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Staff Help Launch U.S. Resiliency Council and Building Rating System

The U.S. Resiliency Council (USRC) recently launched its Earthquake Building Rating System, which allows building owners to understand expected levels of performance in earthquakes. To support this first-of-its-kind performance rating system,...

November 25, 2015

Two SGH Projects Named ENR Southern California Best Projects

Engineering News-Record (ENR) California named its Southern California Best Projects, including two SGH projects. ENR will celebrate the winners at a ceremony in Los Angeles on 1 December 2015. The SGH projects receiving top honors...

November 20, 2015

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research Visits SGH In-House Lab

Ten researchers from the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) visited SGH to tour our in-house laboratories. In 2014, our team worked with TRO|Jung Brannen to design programming for KISR’s Energy and Building laboratories,...

November 18, 2015

Glenn Bell Receives ASCE's Forensic Engineering Award

On 17 November 2015, CEO Glenn Bell received the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) Forensic Engineering Award at the association's 7th Forensic Engineering Congress in Miami. Established in 1989, the Forensic Engineering Award...

November 18, 2015

SGH Employees Write Applicator Magazine's Fall 2015 Cover Story

"Foundation Wall Waterproofing Repair Strategies for Existing Buildings: The Long-Term View," is featured as the cover story of the Fall 2015 issue of Applicator magazine, published by the Sealant, Waterproofing &...

November 13, 2015

SGH Participates at the ASCE Forensic Engineering 7th Congress

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger employees will be participating throughout the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Forensic Engineering 7th Congress, 15-18 November in Miami.

Technical Program...

November 11, 2015

SGH Participates at ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) 2015

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger will have eight presentations at ABX 2015 covering topics ranging from computational design to avoiding ice dams. The full line-up includes:

Tuesday, 17 November

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November 6, 2015

Ronald Hamburger Inducted into The National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) inducted sixty-seven new members, including Senior Principal Ronald Hamburger. Membership in the Academy is the highest honor bestowed upon an engineer. ...

November 4, 2015

Video Shows Results of SGH Work at the University of Notre Dame

SGH collaborated with the University of Notre Dame to improve access to the inside of the famed Golden Dome. In this video, you can see how our work helped make it possible for a team to install a web cam at the very top of the dome,...

October 26, 2015

Glenn Bell Inducted into UC Berkeley Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Glenn Bell was inducted into the University of California, Berkeley, Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Academy of Distinguished Alumni at a ceremony in Berkeley, California. CEE graduates must be nominated by an existing member of...

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