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Five Arup staff members named to CSE’s 2020 “40 Under 40”

Jackie Wei Green Jackie Wei Green Senior Communications Leader,Los Angeles
22 May 2020

This year, five Arup staff have been awarded for their deep technical knowledge, strategic thinking, and new ways of solving complex challenges as recipients of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s 2020 40 Under 40 award.

This is the eleventh year that Arup has had winners in this annual awards program, achieving a total of 50 CSE 40 Under 40 winners across the globe.

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Bike Path rendering

Giuliana Galante

Giuliana is a senior cost consulting analyst in our Montreal office. Her career path was informed by her family, both her father and grandfather were civil engineers, and by growing up in Colombia. With a background that combines engineering, construction, and project delivery, she played a key role in several Arup projects including Boston’s Green Line Extension project and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Bike Path project. Each project provided Giuliana with a new way to challenge her analytical skills and deliver the best outcome for the client. Prior to joining Arup, she worked as a cost estimator and cost analyst for a deep foundation contractor in Colombia, where she delivered estimates for more than 100 projects in Latin America.

Las Vegas High Roller

Alexej Goehring

Alexej is an associate and building physics specialist in our San Francisco office with an emphasis on fluid flow, thermal comfort, energy use, and passive design, all with a strong analytical focus. Alexej is passionate about learning as much as possible and passing on that knowledge and project expertise to his fellow engineers. As the Americas environmental and building physics skills leader, he’s developed trainings for staff, conducted competitor skill and market analysis, and connected with the global Arup network of practitioners. His passion for education goes beyond the workplace through courses for AIA and lectures at Stanford University and the California College of Arts. 

LA Metro

Nina Harvey Schatmeier

Nina is an associate transportation planner and an Americas region wayfinding leader based in our Los Angeles office. In every project she pursues, her focus is on prioritizing the user experience by looking for creative ways to encourage sustainable transportation and activate neighborhoods through wayfinding. She has developed new LA Metro station design guidelines to improve passenger experience, a pedestrian wayfinding system in Pittsburgh, and a masterplan for the Houston Theater District in Texas. She is passionate about mentorship and sharing her knowledge of the transportation consulting practice and industry. One of her favorite pastimes outside of work is improv, which has helped her in thinking creatively. 

California College of the Arts campus expansion

Elizabeth Joyce

Elizabeth is a senior mechanical engineer in our Seattle office. Throughout her career, she has worked with organizations and communities to combine energy resource management, energy poverty, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. She believes that thoughtful programs and policies, when paired with technical expertise, can achieve real change in the built environment. In our Seattle office, her work promotes low-carbon, resilient, and future-ready design practices. Elizabeth has also been engaged with Engineers Without Borders-USA for more than a decade, first as a volunteer and then as staff from 2017–2019. In this role, she managed EWB-USA’s clean energy projects with humanitarian agency and nongovernmental organization clients, primarily in East Africa. 

Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center

Nicholas Long

Nicholas is an associate and electrical engineer in our Hong Kong office. Nicholas’s goal early on was to be a global engineer and, so far, his engineering career has taken him all over the world from the Americas and the Middle East to Asia and Australasia. His experiences have led him to advocate for greater international connectivity in the engineering field. In addition to having an in-depth technical knowledge as a building service engineer, Nicholas has experience in successfully leading multidiscipline teams across a wide range of projects, delivering innovative solutions and coordinated engineering designs. In his downtime, he enjoys traveling and seeking adventures in new and familiar places.