—September 6, 2016
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a waiver to Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates permitting the firm to operate drones at night.
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—July 20, 2016
WJE is pleased to announce the launch of SeismicOrdinances.com, an informational web site with upgrade requirements and relevant deadlines that pertain to seismic ordinances in various cities throughout California.
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—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 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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—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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—October 21, 2015
Learn if your building's facade access equipment is OSHA compliant in this recorded WJE webinar.
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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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—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 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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—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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—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 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 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 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 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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—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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—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 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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—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 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 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 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 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 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 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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—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 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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—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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—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 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 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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—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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—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 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 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 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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—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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—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 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 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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—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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—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 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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—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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—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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—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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—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 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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—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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—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 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 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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—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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—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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—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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