Marr Shaffer & Miyamoto, Inc.
Sacramento CA, 95691
Established in 1946, maintains over a fifty-year history of delivering outstanding quality in structural engineering design.
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Established in 1946, we maintain over a fifty-year history of delivering outstanding quality in structural engineering design. We are internationally recognized expertise in seismic design and retrofit has resulted in a clientele that spans state, national, and international boundaries. Structural services include such cost effective and innovative solutions as Fiber-Wrap reinforcement, Seismic Viscous Dampers, and Probable Maximum Loss Investigative Studies. Whether your need is commercial, industrial, schools, hospitals, government facilities, or parking structures, we can deliver the high quality, cost effective structural design your project requires. We are committed to providing our clients with maximum cost control in design and maximum quality in detailing documents. EDUCATION Master of Science - Civil and Structural Engineering California State University, Sacramento Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering California State University, Chico PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Structural Arizona 32823 Civil California C51710 Structural California S4187 Structural Colorado 33459 Civil Idaho 8977 Structural Idaho 8977 Structural Missouri E-1999141364 Civil Nevada 13508 Structural Nevada 13508 Structural Oregon 58859PE Structural South Carolina 19429 Structural Washington 35346 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS Structural Engineers Association of California President (SEAOCC) 2000-2001 Vice President (SEAOCC) 1999-2000 Director (SEAOC) 2000-2002 State Member - Executive Committee 2000-2001 State Member - Passive Energy Dissipation Committee 1996 - present Chairman - Student Relations Committee 1994-1995 Member - Existing Building Committee (SEAOCC) 1996-1997 Member - Seismology Committee (SEAOCC) 1995-present Delegate - 2002 Structural Engineers World Congress in Yokohama, Japan California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Structural Engineering Technical Advisory Committee 1998-present California State University, Sacramento Campus Consulting Structural Engineer 1998-present American Concrete Institute American Institute of Steel Construction American Society of Civil Engineers Applied Technology Council Member Steering Committee ATC 17-2 on Base Isolation and Passive Energy Dissipation USA Delegate USA/Japan Workshop on Earthquake Engineering 1998 USA Delegate USA/Japan Workshop on Earthquake Engineering 2000 Building Seismic Safety Council Member - 2003 Provisions Update Committee Technical Subcommittee in Base Isolation and Energy Dissipation for 2003 National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Geo Hazard Institute Post-Tensioning Institute PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE He leads his team of designers and engineers with integrity, enthusiasm and support. As chief engineer, he has provided cost effective solutions to a wide range of projects sized from complex high rise construction to speculative office buildings. In his designs, Kit has incorporated many material types: steel, cast-in-place, pre-stressed concrete, masonry and wood. Having executed numerous seismic rehabilitation projects, Kit has gained notoriety as a top expert in the United States utilizing seismic energy dissipation to dramatically improve the performance and cost effectiveness of both retrofit and new projects. He also lectures and publishes nationally and internationally on the subject of Advance Seismic Resistive Design. Kits list of successfully completed structures throughout the western United States seems countless. His expertise is sought after by national leading engineering and architectural firms for consultation. He has been quoted in several trade publications including Engineering News & Record and Civil Engineering Journal. He offers many talentsexperience, skill, judgment, and knowledge--for award winning results: simple and efficient solutions to complex problems. AWARDS AND HONORS National Honor Society - Phi Kappa Phi 1998 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award in Building Design American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section 1999 Structural Engineering Excellence Structural Engineers Association of California 1999 Top 40 Executives Under 40 Sacramento Business Journal 2000 Outstanding Engineering Publication National Council of Structural Engineers Association 2000 Honorable Mention / Excellence in Structural Engineering Structural Engineers Association of Central California 2001 Excellence in Structural Engineering Structural Engineers Association of Central California
Structural Civil Engineering Seismic Design Retrofit Earthquake Post Tensioning High Rise Construction Fiber Wrap Reinforcement Seismic Viscous Dampers Probable Maximum Loss Investigative Studies