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carolyn searls
November 2, 2020

Carolyn Searls Named to UC Berkeley Academy of Distinguished Alumni

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of California, Berkeley, recently inducted SGH Senior Principal Carolyn Searls to the 2020 class of its Academy of Distinguished Alumni.
mary arntzen derek mccowan
October 30, 2020

IIBEC Recognizes SGH’s Mary Arntzen and Derek McCowan with Award for Outstanding Technical Article

The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants recently awarded SGH Consulting Engineer Mary Arntzen and Associate Principal Derek McCowan with the organization’s Richard M. Horowitz Award for best technical article.
structural fire design
October 16, 2020

SGH Authors Contribute to ASCE Guidance on Performance-Based Structural Fire Design

The Structural Engineering Institute developed the report with the support of a research grant from the Charles Pankow Foundation.
seaonc honor awards
October 8, 2020

SEAONC Recognizes SGH’s Kevin Moore and Keith Palmer with 2020 Honor Awards

The Structural Engineers Association of Northern California recently recognized two Simpson Gumpertz & Heger senior professionals as part of its 2020 Honor Awards celebration.
asce vtech
September 10, 2020

SGH Senior Leaders Take the Stage at ASCE Virtual Technical Conference 2020

Senior leaders spanning several Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) technical groups and office locations will participate in this year’s American Society of Civil Engineers Virtual Technical Conference (ASCE V-Tech), which will take place...

ritz carlton lobby
September 2, 2020

Ritz-Carlton Chicago Renovation Project Named a CBC Merit Award Finalist

The Chicago Building Congress recently recognized the renovation and redevelopment of the Ritz-Carlton Chicago hotel as a finalist in the organization’s 2020 Merit Awards program.
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.

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