John F. Duntemann, PE, SE, F.SEI, is a Senior Principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. where he specializes in the assessment and repair of structural distress and serviceability problems in buildings, bridges, and other structures. In his 40-year career, he has performed a variety of consulting activities related to new and existing construction, including bridge and transportation structures, civic and commercial buildings, industrial buildings and facilities, stadiums and arenas, parking structures, storage tanks and temporary structures.

Mr. Duntemann has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (1978) and Master of Science in Structural Engineering (1981) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a licensed professional in sixteen states. He has published more than 40 papers and lectured extensively on the performance and assessment of structures, structural failures, structural rehabilitation, and design and construction codes and standards. He is a contributing author to the Handbook of Temporary Structures in Construction (1996, 2012) and the Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook (2000, 2010). He also authored a state­ of-the-art standard, Guide Design Specification for Bridge Temporary Works (1995, 2015) adopted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

Mr. Duntemann is a Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute {SEI) and Int ernational Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). He is past President of the Structural Engineering Association of Illinois (2013-2014) and served on the Illinois State Task Force on School Plan Review and Inspection (2006). He is also a former member of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Structural Exam Committee (2004-2010) and a member of the ASCE/SEI 7 Standards Committee, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, since 1995.

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