Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Walid Choueiri, P.E., S.E. A Principal with SK&A, Walid Choueiri, PE, SE, has been with the firm since 2000 and is responsible for all phases of structural engineering services, from feasibility studies and schematics through construction observation and contractor submittals review. He oversees internal engineering staff and coordinates projects with the work of other design disciplines, ensuring that project submittals meet established schedules. Walid’s project portfolio includes wood-frame, steel, concrete, and masonry structures, from low to high-rise, and a range of building types, such as: institutional, commercial, residential, hotels, and mixed-use. He’s also led the structural design of secure buildings meeting government anti-terrorism and force protection (AT/FP) standards inclusive of progressive collapse resistant structures. Daniel Cocciardi, P.E., S.E. An Associate with SK&A, Daniel Cocciardi, PE, SE, has been with the firm since 2006 and is responsible for structural design and analysis, the preparation of project drawings and specifications, shop drawing approvals, and construction administration assistance. His project experience includes commercial office buildings, residential structures, parking facilities, and specialty structures such as monumental stairs. Dan has extensive experience in the repositioning of existing assets including adaptive re-use and large-scale renovations using a range of structural systems. He also excels in the application of special dynamic and seismic analyses of high-rise structures, as well as the performance of blast assessment studies for various structures. Derrick Roorda, S.E. Derrick Roorda is the director of Buro Happold’s California Structures team. With over 20 years of experience, he is an expert in the topic of seismic engineering and performance based design. Derrick participated on a number of expert committees charged with the advancement of seismic design regulations, including those responsible for the development of PBD guidelines for Tall Buildings in San Francisco and Los Angeles. More recently he served on the NEHRP consultants joint venture that published recommendations for seismic design of concrete buildings following the 2010 Maule, Chile earthquake. Andrew Rastetter, P.E. Andrew is an Associate on Buro Happold’s California Structures team. In his eight years of experience in the fields of architecture and structural engineering, Andrew has helped deliver a broad spectrum of projects, from single-family residential to large-scale cultural and institutional buildings.