March 2013

Three JAMA Veterans Retire in Spring 2013

After decades of association and dedication to John A. Martin & Associates, Kai-Chen Tu (26 years), Kan Patel (28 years) and Marvin Mittelstaedt (41 years) will retire from practice this Spring. All of us at JAMA wish each of these special individuals the best and applaud them for their innumerable project achievements and especially for their personal friendships. Their accomplishments and contributions have le
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JAMA Principal Chosen for SF Transbay Tower Structural Review Team

JAMA Principal Dr. Farzad Naeim is one of four distinguished experts selected to serve on the Structural Design Review Team (SDRT) for the San Francisco Transbay Tower. Magnusson Klemencic Associates will serve as the structural engineer of record for this historic project, which includes an office tower of 60 stories above grade and three basements. The structural design is performed in accordance with the 2010 San
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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Center for Science and Math Finalizing Construction

Construction of Cal Poly SLO’s Center for Science and Math is on schedule and slated to open in fall 2013. The $119 million, 189,000 square foot building is a powerful symbol of the central nature of science and mathematics in the University’s polytechnic curriculum, and was designed to inspire curiosity and teamwork in the teaching and learning process. Construction progress can be viewed via two live webcams:
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