SawTeen See

See Robertson Structural Engineers, LLC, Managing Director, USA | San Francisco, United States


SawTeen See, P.E., co-founded Leslie E. Robertson Associates (LERA) in 1986 and was Managing Partner from 1991 to 2017.

With more than 40 years’ experience, and a pioneer in the field of tall buildings, SawTeen led the structural engineering design of the 555-m Lotte World Tower in Seoul, Korea. Her next tallest, the 644-m PNB118 is currently under construction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She was partner-in-charge also of the Shanghai World Financial Center; and peer reviewed two 530-m tall buildings in China, and several others over 400-m tall. She has designed many museums, educational buildings, convention centers, and pedestrian bridges.


Awards Technical Jury (Chair 2016)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016; Australia 2017; Chicago 2019)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (New York 2015)


17 October 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. William O'Donnell, DeSimone Consulting Engineers; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen Seen, Leslie E. Robertson Associates, answer questions at the...


28 December 2019

SawTeen See, Robert Bird Group Pty Ltd

Aerodynamic damping through the use of vertical long slots reduces the dynamic component of the wind loads on the building. Seminal examples include the three-legged...


08 August 2017

Hi sun Choi & Leonard M. Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen See, Leslie E. Robertson Associates; Rupa Garai, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

In 2012, CTBUH published the first Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings Technical Guide. In 2016, the CTBUH Outrigger Working Group felt it would be beneficial...