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facade tectonics world congress
July 31, 2020

SGH Staff to Participate in Facade Tectonics Institute’s 2020 World Congress

Several members of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s (SGH) Building Technology group will take part in the Facade Tectonics Institute’s (FTI) biennial World Congress, which will take place virtually each Wednesday and Thursday from 5-27...

Said Bolourchi ASCE Fellow
July 27, 2020

SGH Senior Principal Said Bolourchi Named ASCE Fellow

The American Society of Civil Engineers Board of Direction recently named Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Senior Principal Said Bolourchi to its latest class of ASCE Fellows.
kassabian beyondaec
March 6, 2020

SGH Hosts BeyondAEC Hackathon and Symposium for Digital AEC Community

More than 50 visionaries and practitioners from a fast-growing community of digitally minded professionals in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry converged over the weekend for the BeyondAEC 2020 symposium and hackathon...

howard simpson sgh
January 27, 2020

Howard Simpson, Co-Founder of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Dies at 97

Dr. Simpson established SGH in 1956 along with Frank Heger and Werner Gumpertz.
enr newsmakers
January 27, 2020

ENR Names Glenn Bell a Top 25 Newsmaker for 2019

Engineering News-Record named Simpson Gumpertz & Heger alumnus Glenn Bell to its latest class of ENR Newsmakers, recognizing him for spearheading structural safety efforts in the United States.
ben kosbab
January 7, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Expert Benjamin Kosbab Joins Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

New Principal Based in Atlanta Brings Specialized Expertise in Seismic Engineering, Energy Technology Development, and Infrastructure Risk Assessment
air leakage
November 15, 2019

ASTM International Publishes Guidance on Whole Building Air Leakage

ASTM International recently released a series of selected technical papers analyzing air tightness in buildings and describing improvements in the processes for measuring whole building air leakage.
werner gumpertz
November 13, 2019

ASTM International Establishes Werner H. Gumpertz Award in Honor of SGH Co-Founder

The annual award recognizes engineers, scientists, and architects who have made significant professional contributions to the field of building technology.
Ricardo Medina
October 18, 2019

New York City’s AEC Leaders Explore Resiliency and Building Performance at Create + Construct

Experts and practitioners from New York City’s AEC industry converged with building owners, city officials, and academics on 15 October 2019 to discuss resiliency and building performance for the area’s buildings, infrastructure, and communities.
Ron Hamburger
October 15, 2019

ENR California Honors Ron Hamburger with 2019 Legacy Award

ENR California recently recognized SGH Senior Principal Ron Hamburger with the 2019 Legacy Award for Northern California.

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