Weidlinger mourns the passing of Dr. Ivan Sandler, who died Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at the age of 72. Sandler worked at Weidlinger for 43 years, retiring as a principal in 2012. Among his many accolades was the 2003 Mel Baron Award, given for his unique contributions to computational structural dynamics and the shock- and vibration-related specialty fields. At Weidlinger, he was deeply appreciated for the kindness and generosity with which he shared his remarkable talent for devising innovative solutions to complex engineering problems. He will be greatly missed.
It is with heavy hearts that Weidlinger Associates, Inc., announces the passing of Chairman Emeritus Herbert Rothman on Sunday, July 26, 2015. A Weidlinger employee for 36 years, Rothman established the firm’s transportation division. He led important projects on many of New York’s most celebrated crossings, including the Verrazano Narrows and Manhattan Bridges, and was a key contributor to the design of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. In addition to his many industry accolades, he was an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering. Rothman was 91 years old.
Weidlinger Senior Associate Dr. Pawel Woelke, PE, will present “Aging, Corrosion and Material Degradation Effects on Structural Integrity and Performance” at a meeting of the ASCE Met Section Forensic Engineering Technical Group, Thursday, April 27, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Edison Room of the Con Edison Headquarters Building, near Union Square in Manhattan, and is free to Met Section ASCE members. To register, click here.
Weidlinger Principal Dr. Najib Abboud, PE, will present “A Forensic Engineering Investigation of the WTC Twin Towers' Collapse” as part of the Stevens Institute of Technology Deans’ Seminar Series. The presentation will take place Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 4:00-6:00 p.m. For more information, click here.
“Tributes Flow as PWC Celebrates 35 Years Working for Women in Construction Sector,” Real Estate Weekly, December 10, 2014—Caroline Weiss, PE, an associate principal at Weidlinger, was awarded a certificate of recognition by Professional Women in Construction (PWC) for her “artistry, integrity & contribution to the world of construction” and “outstanding professional achievements.” The certificate was presented during the organization’s 35th-anniversary holiday gala December 5, 2014. read more
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