Conrad Paulson, P.E., S.E., M.ASCE,

      is a Principal with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, in Los Angeles (Pasadena), California. He has over 30 years of experience in structural engineering in the U.S. and abroad, encompassing investigation of structural failures including fire damaged structures, post-earthquake damage assessments, seismic evaluation of existing structures, structural analysis, laboratory research and testing, and the evaluation of historic structures and antiquated structural materials. Mr. Paulson is a Voting Member of ACI Committee 318B on Reinforcement and Development, a Voting Member of AISC Specification TC-7 on Evaluation and Repair, a Consulting Member of AISC TC-9 on Seismic Design, and is a member of EERI, CRSI, ASCE, and SEAOC.