A FORUM FOR FUTURE STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS
This free event held in Washington DC on September 27, 2019 will be a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to learn more about the structural engineering profession, connect with other local structural engineering students, meet with local professionals, participate in the career fair, and get exposure to future potential employers. Please note there is a 100 person limit, (first come, first served basis) for the presentations and lunch. There is NO attendee limit for the Career Fair, starting at 2:00 pm.
September 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Student and Faculty Registration
Advancing Structural Engineering Through Technology
Robert K. Otani: Chief Technology Officer, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.
Robert K. Otani, PE LEED AP is Chief Technology Officer at Thornton Tomasetti, Inc., a 1500+ person multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm, and founded the CORE studio, an applications development, advanced computational modeling, and R&D group at his firm. Robert serves as the Advisory Committee for Thornton Tomasetti’s firm-wide Research and Development program called CORE Lab and Liaison with TTWiiN Inc., an independent entity created by Thornton Tomasetti focused on driving innovation to commercialization of products. He has extensive structural design and project management experience involving commercial, infrastructure, institutional, cultural and residential structures on projects totaling over $2 billion USD of construction. His professional and academic interests focus on informed architecture relating to optimized structural typologies, high performance structures, and structural sustainability. He has served as President of the Structural Engineers Association of New York in 2007 and has been an Adjunct Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture and Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.
Welcome & SEA-MW Introduction
Advice for New Structural Engineering Graduates
Audi Field Case Study
End of Event
Julian Olin, Next Step Chair
David Pirnia, Smislova, Kehnemui & Associates
Dimitrios Frantzis, A+F Engineers
Richard Lindenberg, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Rob Otani, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.
2019 Career Fair Companies