Alan Poeppel

Langan Engineering, Managing Principal | New York City, United States

About

Alan Poeppel is a member of Langan’s Executive Committee and a Managing Principal in the New York City office. Poeppel has 26 years of geotechnical engineering experience in the U.S. and Middle East focusing on deep foundation design for super-tall buildings. In 2016 he was honored by the editors of Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine as one of the year’s “Top 25 Newsmakers” for his work on the 1000+ meter tall Jeddah Tower. Poeppel brings his thoughtful manner and total commitment to each project, large or small, and this has garnered him the respect of many of the country’s top design professionals.

As an adjunct professor at Columbia University, Poeppel teaches a graduate course focused on deep foundations for Supertall buildings. As a member of ASCE’s New York City Met Section, he continues to mentor young engineers as they develop in their careers. Poeppel received both B.S.…

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CTBUH Roles

Awards Geotechnical Engineering Jury (Chair 2019; 2020; 2021)

Annual Conference, Presenter (New York 2015; Middle East 2018)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019)

CTBUH Initiatives

Videos

26 October 2015

2015 New York Conference - Session 1b - Q&A

Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Keith Brooks, ARCADIS Architects; George Leventis, Langan; and Alan Poeppel, Langan, answer questions at the end of...

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Videos

26 October 2015

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

As part of the booming development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Langan international was hired to assist in all phases of soil investigation and...

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Research

26 October 2015

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

George Leventis, Alan Poeppel & Konstantinos Syngros, Langan International LLC

As part of the booming development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Langan international was hired to assist in all phases of soil investigation and...

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