Downtown Los Angeles

The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Los Angeles (LA) Chapter was founded in July 2020 to connect, unite and collaborate with the fellow structural engineers, young professionals and students in Los Angeles region for innovation and advancement in the field of structural engineering and to develop future leaders.

Goals:

  • To connect and unite fellow structural engineers in Los Angeles region and to foster professional development through continual interaction and participation.

  • To develop future leaders by educating, engaging and collaborating with younger structural engineers and students.

  • To update the fellow engineers of the innovation and advancements in the field of structural engineering.

Plans:

  • Participate in monthly meetings with ASCE Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch, first Tuesday of every month.

  • As membership grows, host independent SEI member meetings on a regular basis.

  • Presentation on Seismic Retrofit of Bridges in Los Angeles on August 7, 2020 from 12 PM to 1 PM.

  • Organize technical presentations and virtual happy hours to interact with fellow structural engineers and students.

  • Organize joint technical and social events with other local SEI Chapters and National Committee.

  • Connect with SEI National leaders and participate in the National Events and Conferences.

  • Reach out to local structural engineers and leaders and get them involved with SEI Los Angeles Chapter.

AMIT S. JOSHI, PE | CHAIR

Amit Joshi is a Bridge Engineer at Caltrans, Division of Engineering Services, Office of Bridge Design South serving the southern counties in California. He has 10 years of experience in structural design and construction of bridges in California. He serves as a project engineers on various seismic retrofit, bridge widening and replacement projects in Los Angeles Region. He is part of the Post-Earthquake Investigation Team at Caltrans. Amit has a Master of Science Degree from the University of California Davis in Structural Engineering and Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune, India. He enjoys cooking, hiking and solving mathematical puzzles in his past time.

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