Q1: Your best solution to date?

A1: The I-250/101 interchange seismic retrofit.

Q2: Why is it significant?

A2: It devised the first use of lead core rubber bearings to seismically isolate a reinforced concrete bridge in California.

Q3: Your particular skill?

A3: Communicating engineering solutions to a broad audience.

Q4: Enthusiasm?

A4: Designing for the user.

Q5: Why Arup?

A5: I’m surrounded by clever and fun designers!

Q6: Anything else?

A6: Board member Bay Area Council, Member Orinda Traffic Safety Commission, Member SEAONC (Structural Engineers Association of Northern California), Member AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association), Member, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers).