Ed DePaola, PE is President and CEO of Severud Associates Consulting Engineers PC, New York. He is licensed in 21 states, and a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). He is a past President and Founding Member of the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY), an exmember of the Board of Governors of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), a director on the Board of Directors of the Structural Engineering Certification Board (SECB), the past chair of the Structural Engineering Institute Futures Fund (SEIFF), and a Life Member of ASCE. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall School of Law. In March of…

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Edward DePaola

CTBUH Designated Expert


Expert Peer Review Committee, Member (2014 – Present)

Working Group: Building Damping Technologies (2015 – 2018)

Working Group: LCA of Structural Systems (2013 – 2015)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (New York 2015)

26 October 2015

Second CTBUH Damping Research Meeting

Nearly 30 industry professionals and academic experts were in attendance at the second meeting for the CTBUH research project on damping.

19 May 2015

First Meeting for CTBUH Damping Technologies Research

More than 40 industry and academic experts convened at CTBUH Chicago to mark the launch of the Bouygues Construction-funded damping initiative.

21 November 2014

New York Conference Inaugural Steering Committee Meeting

Plans for the 2015 Conference in New York are now well underway, beginning with an initial meeting of the Steering Committee at the Bank of America Tower Nov. 18.

9 January 2013

Key Stakeholders Meet to Launch Life Cycle Research Project

ArcelorMittal funded research project: “A Whole Life Cycle Assessment of the Sustainable Aspects of Structural Systems in Tall Buildings” launched and met for the first time in Chicago.