Walker Restoration Consultants’ Omid Gooranorimi, Ph.D., from our Chicago office, made a presentation at the IPI Conference on Sunday, May 21st in New Orleans, LA. Omid discussed “Maintenance and Repair for Different Types of Parking Structures.” His presentation will include an introduction covering general considerations for deterioration and repair; cost analysis and cost comparison for different types of parking structures; and Walker’s repair budgeting recommendations.
Dan Moser, S.E., P.E., Principal/Director of Restoration in the Elgin office, was named a “PTI Fellow” for outstanding long-term contributions to the Post-Tensioning Institute and the industry at the recent PTI Convention. Dan has been a member of PTI for more than 8 years and is a voting member of PTI CD-80 Repair, Rehabilitation and Strengthening Committee and the CRT-60 Field Personnel Certification Committee for Repair, Rehabilitation and Strengthening. Congratulations Dan!
Adam Szenk, R.A. recently joined the New York City Office as Director of Restoration. Adam, formerly of FKC/GEI, is a registered architect with 20 years experience in façade waterproofing and roofing/plaza design with a background in forensic investigations, non-destructive testing, project management and litigation support services. Welcome Adam!
Diego Romero, Ph.D., P.E. and Al Bustamante, P.E., CDT recently published an article in APT International Bulletin, Photogrammetry as a Tool to Replace Eroded Decorative Architectural Elements. The article discusses using photogrammetry to create approximate replicas of cast-stone panels from the historic Lancaster Hotel in Houston.
Omid Gooranorimi, Ph.D., Restoration Engineer III in our Chicago office presented at the recent ACI Spring Convention in Detroit. Omid’s presentation “Long-Term Durability of GFRP Internal Reinforcement in Concrete Structures” was part of the “Durability of Concrete Members Incorporated with Conventional and Advance Materials” session.
Kristen Navaid, R.A. recently joined our Chicago office as a Restoration Consultant III. Kristen has extensive experience in façade investigation and restoration projects including window replacement, concrete repair, masonry repair, roofing replacement and terra cotta repair. Welcome Kristen!