WJE Principal Conrad Paulson Joins L.A. Office

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 structural failure investigations, seismic evaluations, facade inspections, and load testing to the team.

Since joining WJE in 1982, Mr. Paulson has been involved with a wide variety of projects, including the seismic evaluation of various international U.S. Department of State locations; the historic preservation of The Marquette Building and Pilgrim Baptist Church, both in Chicago, Illinois; and research and testing for various manufacturers. Mr. Paulson has published articles and given lectures in the areas of earthquake engineering; structural engineering for archaic structural systems; testing and use of mechanical reinforcing bar splices; and fatigue of reinforced concrete. He currently co-instructs "Seismic Design and Performance of Building Structures," a continuing education course offered by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is a voting member of ACI Code Subcommittee 318B on Reinforcement and Development and also on AISC Specification Task Committee 7 on Evaluation and Repair.

Mr. Paulson moves to Los Angeles after twenty-four years in WJE's Chicago office. He holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a master of science in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a licensed engineer in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Virginia.

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