Have an attendance code? Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors William F. Baker PE, SE, FASCE, NAE, FREng William Baker is a Structural Engineering Partner at SOM. Throughout his career, Bill has dedicated himself to innovative structural engineering design and research. His expertise covers a variety of structures at many scales; from the development of the “buttressed core” structural system for the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest man-made structure; to the Broadgate Exchange House, a 10-story office building spanning a 78-meter-long rail yard in London; to a new two-story training center for Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis; to Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago; to the pedestrian bridge at 707 Fifth – Manulife Place in Calgary; to the Fishers Island Residence, a 4,600 sf steel and glass single family residence in New York, with architect Thomas Phifer and Partners; to Skyspace, a permanent art installation with artist James Turrell at Rice University; to research projects leading to new, highly efficient bracing and structural systems.