Albert Chen, P.E., S.E., a resident of Cerritos, Calif., has been promoted to senior vice president in the Los Angeles office of Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm.
Mr. Chen has more than 30 years of experience in the structural design of mixed-use, commercial, retail, parking, healthcare, education and hospitality projects. His background includes overseeing tenant improvement projects, forensic investigations, new building design, and seismic upgrades for existing structures. His responsibilities include project management with technical involvement from concept design through construction, quality control and quality assurance and business development.
He is a licensed Civil Engineer and Structural Engineer in California and a licensed Professional Engineer in Washington. He is a member of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC). He is active on the SEAOSC Seismology Committee, which is heavily involved in the development of U.S. seismic codes.
Mr. Chen holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Chung Yuan University in Taiwan and a master's degree in structural engineering from the University of Texas, Arlington.
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Thornton Tomasetti is a leader in engineering design, investigation and analysis serving clients worldwide on projects of all sizes and complexity. With practices in building structure, building skin, building performance, construction support services, building sustainability and property loss consulting, Thornton Tomasetti addresses the full life cycle of a structure. We have supported clients working in more than 50 countries, with projects that include the tallest buildings and longest spans to the restoration of prized historic properties. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is a 600-person organization of engineers and architects collaborating from offices across the United States and in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.
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