July 13, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce that Mark Niemuth has joined the firm's Janney Technical Center.
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June 13, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce that Michael Aaron has joined the firm's Fire Protection and Life Safety practice.
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May 31, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce that Steven R. Bruns has rejoined the firm as an Associate Principal.
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May 24, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce the opening of an Indianapolis office.
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May 3, 2016
WJE Principal Carl Baldassarra has been appointed to the International Code Council Ad Hoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings.
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April 21, 2016
Gary Klein receives ACI Charles S. Whitney Medal.
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April 19, 2016
The 606 Milwaukee Avenue Bridge in Chicago, for which WJE served as erection engineer, was recently awarded a 2016 Prize Bridge Award in the Special Purpose Category by the National Steel Bridge Alliance.
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April 12, 2016
View and bookmark WJE's new information resource for everything you need to know about the new Cleveland facade ordinance and its requirements and deadlines.
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March 22, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce that Phillip Elgin has joined the firm to expand WJE's presence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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March 14, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce that John B. Turner has joined the firm's Dallas office as a Senior Associate.
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March 10, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce that Nicholas Ozog has joined the firm's Chicago office as a Senior Associate.
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February 23, 2016
How to Avoid, Investigate, and Resolve Them
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February 9, 2016
The National Academy of Engineering has elected WJE Executive Vice President and Senior Principal Gary Klein to the Academy.
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February 1, 2016
Engineering News-Record named WJE Principal Matt Farmer to its list of Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 for his role in leading the restoration of Washington National Cathedral.
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January 15, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Tognetti to the position of Unit Manager of the firm's Detroit office.
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January 11, 2016
Due to the significant growth of WJE's San Francisco Bay Area office, it has been reorganized into two groups led by Kent Sasaki and Ann Coleman.
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January 7, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce the promotions of Dan Lemieux, Martina Driscoll, and Travis Green.
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December 11, 2015
Enjoy a unique perspective of the year with the new 2016 WJE Perspective Wall Calendar!
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November 24, 2015
WJE Associate Principal Eric Hammarberg is leading the $12.9 million restoration of the Rose Main Reading Room ceiling at the New York Public Library.
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November 3, 2015
WJE's work on the historic Chicago Athletic Association building has received several prestigious awards.
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October 27, 2015
Associate Principal Michael Nagle's service to ASTM International has been recognized with the Lou Toporcer Hall of Fame Award.
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October 22, 2015
WJE Principal Carl Baldassarra discusses landmark changes that have dramatically increased fire safety in schools as well as new challenges to address.
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October 21, 2015
Learn if your building's facade access equipment is OSHA compliant in this recorded WJE webinar.
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October 16, 2015
Several Minneapolis staffers and some of their family members recently volunteered for Feed My Starving Children.
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October 6, 2015
Join WJE on October 15 for a one-hour educational webinar focused on providing you with additional insight into OSHA requirements and how you can ensure that workers on your buildings have structurally adequate supports.
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October 2, 2015
Recognizing a longstanding commitment to historic preservation, the American Architectural Foundation has named WJE the recipient of the 2015 Oculus Award for Leadership in Design and Cultural Heritage.
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September 29, 2015
WJE Principal Carl Baldassarra discusses evolving regulations and codes and how these changes affect maintenance and engineering managers
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September 16, 2015
WJE has produced a new video documenting how drone technology can be used for building facade inspections.
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September 15, 2015
WJE has received ISO/IEC 17020:2012 accreditation.
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August 21, 2015
A historic but dilapidated church in Philadelphia is undergoing a stunning restoration.
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August 14, 2015
WJE Associate Principal Brian Kehoe discusses the seismic rehabilitation of the Alcatraz Island guardhouse complex.
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August 3, 2015
Research conducted by WJE over the last year has resulted in a tentative specification for steel reinforcing bars.
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July 23, 2015
Staff from across WJE served on the development committee for the new ASCE Guideline on the structural design, evaluation, and testing of facade access equipment.
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July 20, 2015
WJE is pleased to announce the opening of a new office location in South Florida.
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July 2, 2015
Several Washington, D.C. staffers recently competed in the Real Estate Games to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
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July 1, 2015
WJE Principal Larry Meyers received an Award of Merit by ASTM International's Committee D08 on Roofing.
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June 25, 2015
Four of WJE's past projects were featured in the "Fifty Significant Structures in Fifty Years" list at the recent Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) awards dinner commemorating SEAOI's 50th anniversary.
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June 16, 2015
Though WJE's project team packed up the ropes months ago, last fall's difficult access inspection of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, continues to draw interest.
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May 19, 2015
In response to the devastating effects of the recent earthquake in Nepal, WJE has donated a combined total of $16,641 to the American Red Cross relief effort.
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April 30, 2015
The National September 11 Museum, for which WJE served as waterproofing consultant, has been awarded a 2015 Building Design+Construction Gold Building Team Award.
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March 17, 2015
WJE Principal Donald Meinheit has been awarded a prestigious Civil Engineering Alumni Achievement Award by Purdue University's Lyles School of Civil Engineering.
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March 5, 2015
WJE Principal Matthew Farmer discusses the completion of the first phase of repair work at the National Cathedral.
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February 17, 2015
WJE is pleased to announce that Donald Goosman has joined the firm's Chicago office as a Senior Associate. Mr. Goosman will help build and support the firm's fire protection practice.
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February 10, 2015
WJE provided building envelope and waterproofing consulting services for the National September 11 Memorial Museum, which has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects.
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January 26, 2015
WJE is pleased to announce the promotions of Anita Simon to the position of Unit Manager of the firm's Boston office and Mark Chauvin to the position of Unit Manager of the firm's Minneapolis office.
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January 22, 2015
A panel of professionals in the community association industry, including an attorney, a lender and two architects, will discuss the importance of planning for major projects.
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January 9, 2015
ASTM Committee F06 on Resilient Floor Coverings has recognized WJE with an Award of Appreciation for our significant contributions.
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January 8, 2015
WJE proudly announces that the company has exceeded a period of four years without experiencing a lost-time injury.
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December 19, 2014
WJE is pleased to announce that Associate Principal Jim Hauck was recently elected as a member of the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings.
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December 17, 2014
At the recent ASTM C15 Awards Luncheon, WJE Senior Principal Ian Chin was awarded the Dr. Gilbert C. Robinson Memorial Award.
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December 16, 2014
WJE is pleased to announce the promotions of Gary Wentzel to the position of Associate Director of Project Operations and Mark Churpek to the position of Unit Manager of the firm's Cleveland office, effective January 1, 2015.
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December 15, 2014
Enjoy a unique perspective of the year with the new 2015 WJE Perspective Wall Calendar!
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December 15, 2014
WJE staff members made the holiday season a little brighter for many children.
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December 9, 2014
In a WJE recent webinar, Evaluating the Seismic Safety of Buildings, San Francisco Associate Principals Brian Kehoe and Kelly Cobeen shared an overview of the seismic evaluation process and the key areas to examine when considering seismic safety.
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November 26, 2014
WJE Principal Don Meinheit has been made an Honor Member of the Purdue University Chapter of Chi Epsilon in recognition of his “outstanding career in civil engineering.” In the letter of...
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November 21, 2014
WJE Principal Conrad Paulson is the recipient of two of the three 2014 APT Bulletin Awards.
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November 7, 2014
WJE Principal Carl Baldassarra, president of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, addressed the group's annual conference in Long Beach, California, in October.
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November 6, 2014
Are the buildings under your management adequately safeguarded against a seismic event? How can you tell? Join Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) on December 3 for a one-hour educational webinar focused on providing you with insight into seismic safety as it applies to existing buildings.
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November 3, 2014
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the following senior staff promotions.
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October 31, 2014
Effective October 31, 2014, the WJE Minneapolis branch office has relocated.
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October 6, 2014
WJE is proud to be named the Service Provider of the Year by BOMA/Metro Detroit.
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October 3, 2014
WJE Senior Associate Ross Smith details the successful facade restoration of historic McKay Tower in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the October 2014 issue of civil + structural ENGINEER magazine.
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September 29, 2014
WJE Denver staff members participated in the ICRI Community Outreach Program's Denver Children's Home Restoration Project.
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September 22, 2014
WJE Principal Carl Baldassarra details the checkered history of fire escapes in "Safety Feature / Safety Hazard," published in the National Fire Protection Association Journal.
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September 15, 2014
Join WJE Associate Principal Flora Calabrese on September 24 for a webcast discussion of deflection issues in concrete slabs.
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September 12, 2014
One of the nation's leading fire protection and life safety experts, Carl Baldassarra, has joined the Northbrook, Illinois, headquarters of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) as Principal and Unit Manager.
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September 3, 2014
Never known to shy away from a challenge, WJE offices across the country are participating in the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge.
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August 6, 2014
Matthew Lewis, Senior Associate in WJE's Detroit office, led the structural assessment of a fire-damaged ballpark during one of the coldest winters on record.
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July 25, 2014
WJE is pleased to announce the promotions of Lee Lawrence to the position of Director of Practice Development and Matt Carlton to the position of Unit Manager of the firm's Austin, Texas, office.
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July 21, 2014
ASTM International's Committee C15 - Manufactured Masonry Units has awarded WJE Principal Norbert Krogstad with its annual Award of Merit, the highest society award granted to an individual for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities.
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July 2, 2014
Kent Sasaki, Principal and Unit Manager of WJE's San Francisco office, has now been named Chairperson of the California Building Standards Commission Appeals Committee.
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June 18, 2014
WJE acted as Historic Preservation Specialist for the eight-year restoration of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., which has been recognized with a 2014 General Services Administration Design Award.
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June 16, 2014
The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois has named Christine Freisinger the Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year.
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June 9, 2014
The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering Executive Committee has awarded Vice President and Senior Principal Predrag Popovic with honorary membership in appreciation for his dedicated service and contributions to the Association.
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May 30, 2014
To help raise awareness to fall hazards and their prevention, OSHA has declared June 2-6 as National Stand-Down for Fall Prevention in Construction. WJE will be dedicating time to fall protection awareness during the week and encourage you to, as well.
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May 30, 2014
Staff from WJE's Chicago and Los Angeles offices recently traveled to Nicaragua with the Engineers Without Borders Illinois Institute of Technology student chapter.
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May 12, 2014
In the May 2014 issue of Roads & Bridges, WJE Principal Rich Walther discusses the implementation of new policies to incorporate risk- and performance-based management of bridges nationwide.
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May 5, 2014
WJE will serve as project architect for the restoration of Duke University's iconic neo-Gothic chapel.
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May 2, 2014
WJE staff participated in the spring service event of San Francisco Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit organization that sponsors service projects for homeowners and communities in need.
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May 1, 2014
WJE is pleased to announce that Don White has been elected by the firm's stockholders as an outside director to the WJE Board of Directors.
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April 24, 2014
Penny Sympson, WJE's corporate librarian, has received the 2014 Engineering Librarian of the Year Award from the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Engineering Division.
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April 23, 2014
WJE Senior Associates Steven Naggatz and Jason Aspin will discuss building construction issues and municipal code violations for properties in the Chicagoland area on May 15 in Naperville, Illinois.
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March 18, 2014
WJE Principal Raymond H. R. Tide has been honored with the American Institute of Steel Construction's Lifetime Achievement Award.
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March 10, 2014
Associate Principal Christopher Sass has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee C24 on Building Seals and Sealants.
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March 3, 2014
WJE Vice President and Senior Principal Ian Chin has been elected chairman of ASTM International Committee C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units.
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February 19, 2014
Chaired by WJE Principal Dan Lemieux, the ASTM/NIBS Workshop on Building Science Education in North America will be held on April 6 at the Sheraton Toronto in Ontario, Canada.
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February 19, 2014
Join us in Chicago on May 21, 2014, for a seminar presented by leading industry professionals, including WJE, to build greater expertise in tackling the tough issues in complex property claims.
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February 13, 2014
ENR recently shared the story of the team working to repair the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument for an anticipated spring 2014 opening.
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February 12, 2014
Join WJE Principal Leandro Etcheverry on March 10 and 11 at the NACE International CORROSION 2014 Conference and Expo Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.
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February 10, 2014
Kent Sasaki, Principal and Unit Manager of WJE's San Francisco office, has been reappointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown to a third term on the California Building Standards Commission.
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January 31, 2014
Members of WJE's Denver staff were part of a group of "Hard Hat Angels" who stepped up to help Colorado communities after massive damage from flooding in September 2013.
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January 13, 2014
Bring a unique perspective to this year with the new 2014 WJE Perspective Wall Calendar, featuring extraordinary photographs taken by our employees while on the job.
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December 13, 2013
WJE's Northbrook campus collected toys for underprivileged children to enjoy this holiday season.
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December 9, 2013
Effective December 9, 2013, the WJE Princeton branch office has relocated.
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December 5, 2013
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the promotion of Douglas L. Smith to Principal in our Dallas office.
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November 27, 2013
WJE is supporting the American Red Cross in their efforts to provide immediate aid and assistance to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines.
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November 12, 2013
In an article entitled "HELP! My Windows Are Leaking!," WJE Associate Principal Dale Fuhr examines repair options for air and water infiltration.
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November 1, 2013
In a recent STRUCTURE Magazine article, WJE's Zeno Martin explores the issue of differential deflection in wood floor framing.
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October 28, 2013
WJE is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Principal Brian Merrill to its interdisciplinary team of engineers, architects, and materials scientists in Austin.
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October 28, 2013
What began as one day of service for the 2006 WJE Conference One Good Thing charitable initiative is now an annual event for the Dallas office.
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October 10, 2013
Gary Klein, Executive Vice President and Senior Principal, was recently presented with the American Society of Civil Engineering's (ASCE) prestigious T.Y. Lin Award.
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October 10, 2013
WJE staff members discuss conservation and preservation challenges at the Association for Preservation Technology 2013 Annual Conference on October 11-15.
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September 12, 2013
The adaptive reuse of Randolph Tower transformed a dormant skyscraper into a vibrant residential community. After undergoing several renovations in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1980s, the...
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August 28, 2013
Learn about school design and threat resistance with WJE's Rich Walther and FGM Architects at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) conference September 4 in Springfield, Illinois.Based...
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July 15, 2013
WJE is pleased to announce that Scott Gifford has been named the firm's new Manager of Human Resources (HR).Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Gifford worked with a national philanthropic organization. He...
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July 1, 2013
John Duntemann, Senior Principal, has been elected President of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI). He has served on the Board of Directors of SEAOI since 2006 and has been...
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June 3, 2013
ASTM International Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings has presented the Award of Merit to Bruce Kaskel, Principal and Unit Manager at WJE in Chicago, Illinois. The Award of Merit and its...
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May 22, 2013
ASTM International Committee C24 on Building Seals and Sealants has honored Christopher J. Sass, Associate Principal at WJE in Detroit, Michigan, with the Award of Merit. Sass received the award,...
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May 15, 2013
WJE's work as part of the team restoring the historic Robert A. Young Federal Building in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a 2013 Most Enhanced Award from the Landmarks Association...
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May 3, 2013
Two WJE projects have been recognized with prestigious awards from the City of Chicago and AIA Illinois.The dramatic facade restoration of Randolph Tower, a 1920s Gothic Revival-style high-rise in...
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April 29, 2013
Structures I staff participated in Rebuilding Day to help low-income elderly and families with disabled members tackle the home maintenance and improvement projects that they cannot.
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April 25, 2013
WJE Senior Principal Terrence Paret and Associate Principal Gwenyth Searer provide insight into the ways in which historic and non-historic buildings are treated differently in the International...
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March 29, 2013
Structural Engineer magazine profiles the career of WJE Executive Vice President and Senior Principal Gary Klein in its March 2013 cover story. In the article entitled "Gary Klein: The...
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March 19, 2013
WJE Senior Associate Ross Smith will address the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers Western Chapter on April 3, discussing the in-progress restoration of the McKay Tower in downtown Grand...
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March 18, 2013
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) is pleased to announce the promotion of John Duntemann to the position of Senior Principal in the firm's Northbrook office.Mr. Duntemann joined WJE in...
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February 28, 2013
An expert in the investigation and analysis of existing structures, as well as the use of nondestructive testing methods and computer modeling, WJE Senior Principal Mark Moore passed away on...
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February 27, 2013
WJE's Rich Walther, associate principal in Northbrook, and Steve Kelley, principal in Chicago, will present "Hurricane: Lessons Learned from Sandy and Katrina" at the Wisconsin ASCE Chapter 2013...
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February 13, 2013
WJE New York took home an honorable mention for their inaugural entry in New York City's CANstruction competition.
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February 4, 2013
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the relocation of Principal Conrad Paulson to its Los Angeles branch office. Mr. Paulson brings thirty years of experience in...
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January 28, 2013
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the opening of a Princeton office annex in Philadelphia, effective January 28, 2013. The addition of a Philadelphia annex will...
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January 23, 2013
WJE is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael R. Nagle to Associate Principal in our Cleveland office.Mr. Nagle is a registered architect with over twenty years of architectural design...
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January 16, 2013
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced the winners of the 2013 AIA Honors Awards. WJE is pleased to have been named for three awards.WJE's exterior restoration of the New...
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January 10, 2013
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the promotion of Raymond Jaskot to Manager of Information Systems. Mr. Jaskot has over fifteen years of experience with systems...
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January 10, 2013
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the following promotions to Senior Associate: Nathan GamberMr. Gamber joined WJE in 2005 and has since performed design peer...
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January 8, 2013
WJE principals Doug Stieve, Chris Giffin, and Rich Koziol will present at the NRCA's 126th Annual Convention and International Roofing Expo 2013 on February 7, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas. Their...
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December 14, 2012
Aleka Pappas, Lawrence Graham, and Mark Scott coauthored a case report in Buildings, an international scientific open-access journal on building science, building engineering, and architecture....
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December 11, 2012
California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Kent Sasaki, principal and San Francisco unit manager of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE), to the California Building Standards...
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December 3, 2012
WJE's first-hand account of the work done on the Washington Monument last year for the National Park Service is the cover story and main feature of December's Civil Engineering.
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November 19, 2012
WJE staff members have contributed funds to help rebuild the lives, homes, and communities of those affected by Storm Sandy.
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November 5, 2012
ASTM International awarded WJE Principal Dan Lemieux the Robert J. Painter Memorial Award at the recent Performance of Buildings Committee meeting in Atlanta. This award, administered by the...
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October 17, 2012
Deltek, Inc., a global provider of enterprise software and information solutions, awarded WJE and Full Sail Partners, the 2012 Project Excellence Partner Award for "exceptional Deltek solution...
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October 16, 2012
Edis Oliver, Principal, in Austin, Texas, was recently presented the Curtis Blackwell Memorial Award at The Roofing Contractors Association of Texas Annual Conference.The Blackwell Award is an...
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October 4, 2012
Ed Gerns, Logan Cook, and Ken Itle will be presenting at the APT Western Great Lakes Chapter annual symposium on November 3, 2012, at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. This year's...
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October 2, 2012
Gary Klein, WJE Senior Principal, was one of five co-authors of the paper "Development of a Rational Design Methodology for Precast Concrete Slender Spandrel Beams" which has been awarded the...
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September 27, 2012
WJE's Eric Hammarberg will present on the subject of shoring methods for historic buildings October 10 in New York at the Historic District Council's (HDC) seminar: The Shore Thing: A Practical...
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September 17, 2012
Effective September 17, 2012, the WJE Austin branch office has relocated:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.9511 North Lake Creek ParkwayAustin, Texas 78717Tel: 512.257.4800Fax: 512.219.9883The...
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August 21, 2012
Two WJE projects have won prestigious 2012 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards.Our work to restore the Edgar County Courthouse in Paris, Illinois, led by Arne...
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August 10, 2012
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) is pleased to announce the addition of Senior Associate Bryan Monahan to its interdisciplinary team of engineers, architects, and materials scientists....
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July 30, 2012
Effective July 30, 2012, the WJE Los Angeles branch office has relocated to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.225 South Lake Avenue, Suite 1260Pasadena, California 91101Tel: 626.696.4650Fax:...
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July 12, 2012
Ann Coleman, WJE associate principal and manager of the firm's Boston office, will present a paper at The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) annual Conference in...
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June 25, 2012
RCI, Inc. recently released program details for the 2012 Symposium on Building Envelope Technologies to be held on October 22–23, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona. WJE staff members are slated to present...
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June 20, 2012
Jim Strong, WJE Associate Principal, has received the Award of Merit and title of Fellow from ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing. The Award of Merit is ASTM's highest...
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June 19, 2012
Seymour "Sy" Bortz, a recognized expert in the field of masonry materials, dedicated a large part of his career of more than fifty years to the testing and evaluation of stone materials. He was...
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June 13, 2012
ANSI Standard Governing Facade Assessment Equipment SuspendedThe American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently suspended both the International Window Cleaning Association I-14 Committee...
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June 12, 2012
Writing in the June 2012 issue of Structural Engineer magazine, WJE's Brian Pashina and Mark Chauvin share how they solved the problem of significant cracks on the exterior of a new building.When...
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June 11, 2012
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Principal Eric Hammarberg to its interdisciplinary team of engineers, architects, and materials scientists...
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May 25, 2012
Angels Gate lighthouse can again proudly welcome ships into Los Angeles harbor. The 99-year-old beacon recently underwent a $1.8 million restoration with WJE serving as the Architect of Record.
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May 23, 2012
Faith & Form Magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA) recently recognized the project team behind the dramatic capstone to the 25-year-long historic restoration...
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April 18, 2012
WJE moved up nine places to 113 in ENR magazine's 2012 Top 500 Design Firms list.ENR said, "The signs of the recession's end can be seen in our list. The Top 500, taken as a group, had overall...
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April 12, 2012
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) is pleased to announce the addition of Senior Associate Ross J. Smith, PE to its interdisciplinary team of engineers, architects, and materials...
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April 6, 2012
Join BOMA Metro Detroit members on April 19 for Mega Education Day.WJE's Mark Krueger will be leading a session on how changes in Michigan Code and Statute may impact an existing building or new...
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April 3, 2012
William Waterston (Boston) was recently named the recipient of RCI's Mike DeFrancesco Volunteer of the Year Award. Waterston was recognized for his outstanding volunteer service chairing the RCI...
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April 2, 2012
Over the past 70 years, the Wyoming wind has battered the stack, which dates to 1942 when the Heart Mountain Internment Camp held thousands of Japanese-Americans behind barbed wire. WJE's Larry...
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March 19, 2012
Staff members from the New Haven office recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity building day.
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March 14, 2012
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Association (CEEAA) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has named WJE's Executive Vice President and Senior Principal Gary Klein...
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March 7, 2012
The National September 11 Memorial was selected as a 2012 Architecture Design Award winner by the New York City Chapter of the AIA. WJE designed the various waterproofing systems for the project.
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March 5, 2012
If you are planning to attend the upcoming American Concrete Institute or RCI conventions in Dallas, please plan to also visit the WJE Dallas office's Open House Reception on Monday, March 19. For...
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February 8, 2012
Brett Laureys, Associate Principal with Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc. in Northbrook, Illinois, will discuss the history of this 1920s-era skyscraper and its Chicago significance in...
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January 16, 2012
As part of the Chinatown Centennial Lecture Series, WJE Vice President and Senior Principal Ian Chin will explore the history and mythology of two of Chicago Chinatown's most recognizable...
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January 3, 2012
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Jeffrey A. Caldwell to lead its interdisciplinary team of engineers, architects, and...
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December 7, 2011
Effective December 19, 2011, the WJE Dallas branch office has relocated to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.6363 N. State Highway 161, Suite 550Irving, Texas 75038Tel: (972) 550-7777Fax:...
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December 6, 2011
As a nationally recognized expert in concrete structures, concrete materials, and the investigation and repair of concrete-related problems, Don Pfeifer was a pioneer in the development of...
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November 21, 2011
The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) has awarded WJE an Award of Excellence in the Historic Category for its work on the St. Charles Municipal Center, located along the shore of the...
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November 21, 2011
The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) has awarded WJE an Award of Excellence in the Longevity Category for its work on the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. The Baha'i...
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November 21, 2011
The Accounting Department hosted its twelfth annual Thanksgiving Feastival luncheon.
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November 10, 2011
Mark D. Chase, PE, has joined WJE's Cleveland branch as a Senior Associate. His career spans over thirty years of commerical and industrial design/build experience, including direct involvement...
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October 17, 2011
The California Preservation Foundation has awarded WJE a Preservation Design Award for its work on the Antelope Valley Indian Museum, located in California's Mojave Desert. The museum, a historic...
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July 18, 2011
Justin M. Spivey, PE, joined WJE's Princeton branch as a Senior Associate. He specializes in the condition assessment, renovation, repair, and adaptive reuse of existing structures, and has worked...
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May 24, 2011
WJE is pleased to announce the relocation of its San Antonio Annex to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.8818 TradewaySan Antonio, Texas 78217Tel: (210) 826-4200Fax: (512) 835-6268About...
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April 5, 2011
The dramatic restoration of the New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and Forty-Second Street has earned two prestigious preservation awards. The New York...
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January 4, 2011
Jeff Garrison, PE, RRC, RWC, joined WJE's Houston branch as a Senior Associate. He is experienced in the investigation and repair of roofing, waterproofing, and exterior cladding systems. He has...
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November 22, 2010
Paul Whitenack, AIA, joined WJE's Minneapolis branch as a Senior Associate. His expertise includes building envelope design and inspection, material matching and compatibility assessments,...
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November 2, 2010
WJE vice president and senior principal Predrag (Pete) Popovic, an internationally recognized expert and industry leader in bridge and structural repairs, began serving his three-year term as...
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October 22, 2010
The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), honored several WJE projects at their eighteenth annual ICRI Project Awards Banquet in Pittsburgh October 21, 2010. Each year, ICRI celebrates...
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October 20, 2010
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the following promotions:To Associate Principal:Flora Calabrese (Structures II)William Caldwell (Denver)Benton Cook (Denver)
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September 13, 2010
WJE recently received the 2010 Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence—Exterior Restoration for its work on the On Leong Merchants Association Building. The Commission on Chicago...
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August 30, 2010
WJE is pleased to announce the relocation of its Detroit office to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.30700 Telegraph Road, Suite 3580Bingham Farms, Michigan 48025Tel: (248) 593-0900Fax: (248)...
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August 18, 2010
The California Preservation Foundation will present a Design Award to Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) for the restoration of Sather Gate, located at the University of California,...
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August 4, 2010
Structural Engineering & Design recently named WJE to its list of top structural engineering and architecture firms. The list, which includes twenty-five firms in each of the two categories,...
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July 29, 2010
Douglas R. Stieve, RRC, AIA, of WJE's New York branch has been elected Region I Director of RCI, Incorporated. RCI, Inc., is an international association of professional consultants, architects,...
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July 28, 2010
WJE is pleased to announce the relocation of its Boston office to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.311 Summer Street, Suite 300Boston, Massachusetts 02210Tel: (617) 946-3400Fax: (617)...
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July 22, 2010
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed the pair of twenty-six-story residential buildings at 860-880 Lake Shore Drive. Constructed from 1949 to 1951, the buildings were listed in the National Register...
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July 13, 2010
The Masonry Institute of Washington presented an Honor Award (first place) in the restoration category to the University of Washington's Savery Hall for their 2010 Excellence in Masonry Design...
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June 24, 2010
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., (WJE) is deeply saddened to announce that Theron Z. "T.Z." Chastain passed away June 18, 2010, at the age of eighty-nine. T.Z. was a recognized leader in...
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May 20, 2010
CANstruction, a foundation of the Society for Design Administration (SDA), is a trademarked design/build competition currently held in cities throughout the world. Teams of architects, engineers,...
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April 27, 2010
The New York Landmarks Conservancy presented a 2010 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award to the American Museum of Natural History, honoring its dramatic restoration. Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates,...
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April 13, 2010
ACI recognized two key WJE professionals—John Hanson, WJE's former president and current board member, and Donald Meinheit, affiliated consultant with WJE's Chicago branch—at the organization's...
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April 9, 2010
The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia will present the 2010 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award to the Kimpton Hotel Palomar at the seventeenth annual Preservation Achievement...
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March 26, 2010
WJE is pleased to announce the relocation of its Portland Annex office to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.6645 NE 78th Court, Suite C6Portland, Oregon 97218Tel: (503) 227-1277Fax: (503)...
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March 10, 2010
WJE Corporate Librarian Penny Sympson was selected as one of thirty Illinois librarians to participate in Synergy: the Illinois Library Leadership Initiative 2010. The initiative is a unique...
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February 17, 2010
WJE was presented with Masonry Construction's Project of the Year award in the repair and rehabilitation category for services performed on the Blackstone Hotel located in Chicago, Illinois....
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February 9, 2010
Mr. Boone specializes in field-based testing and assessment, enclosure design, design peer review, and project management. He focuses on the application of proven building science fundamentals to...
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February 5, 2010
WJE and its employees donated more than $32,000 to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund to help citizens affected by the recent earthquake that devastated Haiti's capital of...
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January 25, 2010
WJE is pleased to announce the expansion and relocation of its San Francisco branch office to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.2000 Powell Street, Suite 1650Emeryville, California 94608Tel:...
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January 12, 2010
Throughout 2009, WJE branch offices nationwide helped local residents in need. WJE's commitment to social responsibility is a reflection of its core philosophy—employing individuals who...
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December 14, 2009
Gary Klein has been selected to receive the Wason Medal for Most Meritorious Paper from the American Concrete Institute (ACI) for his paper titled "Curved-Bar Nodes." The paper was published in...
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December 7, 2009
Kimball Beasley of WJE's Princeton office was recently elected as a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). ASCE fellows are legally registered professional engineers or land...
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November 19, 2009
Nicholas J. Carino, PhD, a concrete technology expert and affiliated consultant with WJE's Cleveland office, has received two distinguished awards from ASTM International. Dr. Carino was honored...
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November 9, 2009
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is pleased to announce the following promotions:To Principal:Tom Brady (Northbrook Headquarters)Chuck Larosche (Austin)Jerry Maly (Denver)Rick Weber...
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November 2, 2009
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), completed a three-month evaluation of the Route 291 truss bridge over the Missouri River. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) retained...
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October 28, 2009
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., professional staff and personnel from Flatiron Construction presented the West Point Bridge Builder Program at the Colorado Construction Career Days for...
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October 27, 2009
Local Cub Scouts recently visited Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), headquarters to learn about the field of engineering and earn engineering activity badges as part of their Webelo...
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October 23, 2009
Our nation's understanding of energy efficiency could improve significantly using WJE testing and methodology procedures developed through a two-year $150,000 research grant from the American...
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October 17, 2009
On October 17, 1989 the Loma Prieta earthquake struck near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay area causing severe damage to many of the surrounding buildings and structures. Oakland City Hall was one...
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September 28, 2009
WJE is pleased to announce the expansion and relocation of its Houston branch office to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.4321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N., Ste. 190Houston, Texas 77043Tel: (832)...
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September 1, 2009
Mark Scott, PE, joins WJE's Denver office as a Senior Associate. He has more than thirty years of experience as a mechanical engineer and has worked as an outside consultant with WJE's Denver...
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August 26, 2009
Nicholas J. Carino, PhD, a concrete technology consultant based in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, will team up with engineers, architects, and materials scientists at WJE to solve the construction...
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August 25, 2009
The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois presented an Award of Merit to WJE at the organization's annual Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards banquet on June 6, 2009. WJE received...
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August 10, 2009
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew S. Weber to the San Francisco branch as an Associate Principal. Mr. Weber has over twenty-four years of...
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July 27, 2009
WJE is pleased to announce the expansion and relocation of its Denver branch office to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.3609 South Wadsworth Boulevard, Suite 400Lakewood, Colorado 80235Tel:...
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July 7, 2009
High-rise structures throughout the country require periodic inspections to ensure their structural reliability. Building inspectors use swing stages, aerial lifts, and scaffolding, but these...
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June 5, 2009
WJE is pleased to announce the addition of Juan Carlos Araiza, PhD, to the San Francisco branch as Senior Associate. Dr. Araiza has over thirteen years of design, construction, and research...
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May 29, 2009
WJE is pleased to announce the expansion and relocation of its Minneapolis branch office to:Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.605 North Highway 169, Suite 100Minneapolis, Minnesota 55441Tel:...
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May 11, 2009
WJE is pleased to announce the newly redesigned facadeordinance.com, an informational web site with general information about city facade ordinances throughout the United States. With newly...
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April 24, 2009
WJE welcomed local area students from Lake Forest High School through their Open Doors program, where they received hands-on exposure in career exploration. The students were given the unique...
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April 22, 2009
Members from WJE's Janney Technical Center (JTC) participated in an environmental awareness activity for Earth Day by volunteering to pick up litter along the main roadway outside of WJE's...
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March 30, 2009
Michael Petermann and William Waterston of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) were among the winners to receive first and third place, respectively, for their entries in the 2009 RCI,...
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March 11, 2009
WJE was recently retained by Perkins & Will on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security to conduct a Historic Structures Report for their new headquarters on St. Elizabeths campus in...
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March 9, 2009
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., (WJE) is pleased to announce that Architectural Testing, Inc., (ATI) has joined WJE in a strategic alliance to jointly pursue Building Enclosure...
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February 20, 2009
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., (WJE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Allanbrook, John Fraczek, and Terry Paret, currently Principals in our New York, Janney Technical...
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February 13, 2009
Although the majority of interns work during the summer, we have full and part-time paid positions available throughout the year at many of our locations. Qualified students work alongside WJE's...
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January 15, 2009
The nation's aging highway bridges could become safer structures using state-of-the-art wireless monitoring and inspection systems developed through a $3.4 million grant from the National...
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December 5, 2008
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced that Collins O.Y. Ofori-Amanfo, PE, of the WJE-Minneapolis branch has been selected as the recipient of the 2008 ASCE Citizen Engineer...
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November 21, 2008
The historic Blackstone Hotel, on Michigan Avenue in Chicago's South Loop, was designed by Marshall & Fox Architects and was completed in 1910. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places,...
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October 13, 2008
WJE engineers, architects, and materials scientists are thoroughly committed to the progression of knowledge among industry professionals. Experts at WJE develop a variety of research...
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October 3, 2008
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is currently visiting selected college and university campuses nationwide to speak with candidates interested in career opportunities at WJE.Recent...
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June 18, 2008
The New York Landmarks Conservancy has awarded Walter Sedovic Architects and WJE the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award for their preservation work on the Eldridge Street Synagogue located in New...
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May 9, 2008
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the 2008 recipients of the AIA Institute Honor Awards, the profession's highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture,...
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April 10, 2008
Terry Paret from WJE's San Francisco office was presented with a Presidential Award of Excellence in Structural Engineering at the North American Steel Construction Conference (NASCC), regarding...
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October 25, 2007
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.(WJE) is proud to announce its recognition as a finalist by the Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces in their first annual 2007 ranking of Top Small...
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October 15, 2007
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) retained Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. to support their assessment of damaged concrete elements caused by the I-5 tunnel fire just...
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August 2, 2007
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) has been retained by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to lead their investigation into the cause of the I-35W Bridge collapse that...
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July 13, 2007
A year ago this week, a tragic accident occurred when a loose three ton concrete panel fell from the ceiling of the Big Dig tunnel in Boston, killing a woman as she made her way to the airport....
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