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  • Hopeman speaks at Concrete Conference

    December 31, 2020 – Ryan Hopeman, PE, SE, principal and practice director of Meyer Borgman Johnson (MBJ) presented earlier this month at the 70th Annual Concrete Conference sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s College of Continuing and Professional Studies and Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering, College of Science and Engineering.

    Ryan presented with Luke Vollmer, PE from Ryan Companies on ELEVEN, the 43-story high-rise currently under construction in Minneapolis and slated to be Minnesota’s tallest residential building. Below is a presentation slide illustrating the structural complexities required to make the crown a reality of the Art Deco high-rise designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Ryan A+E. The Annual Concrete Conference offers educational and networking opportunities for practicing engineers, engineering faculty, consultants, contractors, and state and county agency employees.

    Ryan has worked in structural engineering consulting for over 16 years and has specialized expertise with tall building design and buildings with complex programs. As Practice Director, Ryan’s experience with large projects and 3D digital software allows him to work collaboratively with the entire design team. His passion for engineering has led him to work with Engineers Without Borders in Honduras and as an adjunct instructor at the University of Minnesota.

  • MBJ AZ Office Moving!

    November 2, 2020 – We’ve outgrown our office space in Arizona, so we’re moving to a new one! Please update your contact information, and as of November 2, you can post mail to us at 116 East University Drive, Suite 500, Tempe, AZ 85281. Please note that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our staff are currently working from home. We hope to occupy our new office space in January of 2021. Our phone numbers remain the same.

  • MBJ Teaches at the U

    August 25, 2020 – Passing on knowledge and mentoring others has been an integral part of MBJ’s culture since its inception. This school year we are again supplying the University of Minnesota with teachers from our staff. Seven of our engineers will be returning to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus this fall and spring to instruct undergraduate and graduate students in the Architecture and Construction Management Departments. Their teaching assignments are as follows:

    Meghan Cronin, EIT – teaching ARCH 4571, Architectural Structures I, Fall 2020
    Saura Jost, PE, – teaching ARCH 5561, Architectural Structures, Spring 2021
    Kirk Davis, PE, and Cat Johnson, EIT – teaming up to teach ARCH 5564, Building Structural Systems, Fall 2020.
    J.W. Murphy Curran, PE, and Ryan Hopeman, PE, SE – serving as structural studio advisors for ARCH 5564, Building Structural Systems, Fall 2020.
    Cullen O’Neill, PE – teaching CMgt 4544, Materials and Structures I, Fall 2020.

    Staff are shown below in the order mentioned above.

     

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