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TSEC 96: Designing with Mass Timber: What You Need to Know
February 02, 2023

In this episode, we talk to Tanya Luthi, P.E., a structural engineer and Vice President at Entuitive, talks about the unique aspects of designing with mass timber and what she thinks makes a successfu

TSEC 95: Why Mass Timber Is Gaining in Popularity in the Engineering Industry
January 19, 2023

In this episode, we talk to Eric McDonnell, P.E., the Principal at Holmes, about why mass timber is gaining popularity and how it can help you in your engineering projects. He also talks about how his

TSEC 094: How Getting an MBA Can Help You Elevate Your Engineering Career
January 05, 2023

In this episode, we talk to Damon Ho, MBA, a segment market manager at Simpson Strong-Tie, about how getting an MBA can help you in your engineering career and the type of careers that engineers with

TSEC 93: Why All Engineers Should Get Involved in Professional Associations
December 22, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Krista Looza, S.E., a licensed structural engineer and principal at Buehler, about how her involvement in the Structural Engineering Association of California (aka SEAOC) h

TSEC 092: Significant Changes to the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-22
December 08, 2022

In this episode, we talk to William (Bill) Coulbourne, P.E., F. ASCE, F. SEI, a structural engineering consultant and owner of Coulbourne Consulting, about the key changes in ASCE 7-22 wind load provi

TSEC 91: Renovation and Restoration of Existing Buildings (And the Importance of Teamwork)
November 24, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Geoff Smith, PE, LEED AP, a Senior Associate at Silman, about the process of existing buildings renovations, and how teamwork plays a major role in these types of projects.

TSEC 90: A New Vision and Goal for the Structural Engineering Channel Podcast
November 10, 2022

In this episode, Mathew Picardal. PE, SE introduces our new co-host for the Structural Engineering Channel podcast, Rachel Holland, P.E., an engineering supervisor for the south-western region at Sim

TSEC 89: First and Second Responding Structural Engineers: What You Need to Know
October 27, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Scott A. Collins, P.E., SE, Principal at Collins Structural Consulting, PLLC, about first- and second-responding structural engineers (STS) and some of the large-scale disa

TSEC 88: Structural Bolting Methodology, Standards, and Specifications
October 13, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Chris Curven and Mike Howerin from Applied Bolting Technology about structural bolting methodology, standards, and specifications, and more specifically how to torque diffe

TSEC 87: How to Make the Most of Engineering Conferences (to Help Grow Your Career)
September 29, 2022

Inthis episode, I share my experience of attending the2022 SEAOC Convention and some of the great lessons I learned at the convention, and explain how attending engineering conferences can help you