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February 18, 2016

Team Visits Taiwan for Earthquake Reconnaissance

Kevin Moore, Principal and Structural Engineering Division Head in San Francisco, and Anindya Dutta, Senior Project Manager, traveled to Southern Taiwan for reconnaissance of the magnitude 6.4...

February 17, 2016

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Announces 2016 Senior Promotions

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger is pleased to announce our newest Senior Principal, Principals, and Associate Principals. These individuals possess the expertise and the dedication to SGH and our clients that enable our continued success.


February 12, 2016

We Are Better Together: SGH Contributes to “Heart of Hearts” Valentine’s Sculpture in Times Square

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is honored to be the structural design engineer for Heart of Hearts, the 2016 Times Square Valentine Heart. Exemplifying the true meaning of “connection,” the sculpture is only secure when all the...

January 28, 2016

China Pavilion Wins 2016 WoodWorks Design Award for Beauty of Wood - Innovation

WoodWorks honored China Pavilion with a 2016 Wood Design Award in the Beauty of Wood - Innovation category. According to Jennifer Cover, PE, executive director of WoodWorks/Wood Products Council, "WoodWorks Wood Design Awards celebrate...

January 5, 2016

Masetti and Vatovec Publish Article on Flood Mitigation Strategies

Filippo Masetti, Senior Project Manager, and Milan Vatovec, Senior Principal, answered's Question of the...

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December 18, 2015

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Announces the 2016 Buchberg Scholar Award Recipient

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is proud to award the third-annual Buchberg Scholar Award and Internship to Andrew Melissas, a third-year undergraduate studying civil engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). SGH also...

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...