Have an attendance code? Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Dean Brown Dean Brown, has a B.S.C.E. (structural emphasis) from Texas Tech University and an M.S.C.E. (structural emphasis) from Missouri University of Science & Technology, M.B.A. from Centenary College of Louisiana. He is employed with Lauren Engineering and Constructors in Dallas, TX and is a Registered Structural Engineer in the state of Utah and Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. Through his 30 year career, his time has been mostly spent in structural engineering design (commercial, residential, and heavy industrial), but has also been involved with construction management (i.e., estimating, project engineering, superintending) for either a general contractor or construction management (agent). He has also spent time as technical director for a structural masonry manufacturer.