As the SEAOSC Education Committee Chair, Matt Michnewich hosted a full day of structural education for over 50 engineers focused on seismic design and new local building ordinances. The morning session focused on the 2015 IBC SEAOC Structural/Seismic Design manual and included Irregularities & Discontinuous Elements, Wood Frame Design Examples, and Cold-Formed Steel Design Examples. The afternoon session focused on the City of Santa Monica new building ordinance with retrofit and rehabilitation techniques.
Matt’s role on as Education Chair helps serve an important component of SEAOSC’s mission. The committee provides access to continuing education, through webinars and presentations, that are current, relevant, and important to the field of structural engineering.