Kuehn Elected MNSEA YMG Chair

May 12, 2021 – At MBJ we are passionate about helping structural engineering students and new engineers grow in their chosen profession, so we are very pleased to announce that MBJ’s Morgan Kuehn, P.E., was recently elected as Chair of the Minnesota Structural Engineers Association (MNSEA) Younger Member Group (YMG). Prior to becoming Chair, Morgan was active as a MNSEA member and served as YMG Student Liaison. In 2020, she participated as part of a presentation panel in a live webinar for “budding engineers” on how to effectively begin their structural engineering career, which can be viewed here: Structural Engineering: First Year of Your Career. MNSEA YMG provides opportunities for professional growth, networking, and continuing education. Find out more here.

Borchers Speaks at AIA Materials Matter

April 14, 2021 – Eric Borchers, PE, will be presenting in the upcoming AIA MN Materials Matter – Session 3: Tools of the Trade: Assessment + Implementation program on April 21, 2021. As part of the morning session on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), with presenters Kate Simonen (CLF), Meghan Lewis (CLF), and Justin Schwarzhoff (LMN), Eric will present case studies of LCA used in practice to influence teams towards lower embodied carbon design choices.

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Curran Is BD+C 40 Under 40

January 28, 2021 – We congratulate MBJ principal Murphy Curran, who was recently honored as one of BD+C’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2020. Murphy joined MBJ in 2011 and in 2018 became the firm’s youngest Principal. Since becoming MBJ’s Business Development Director, Murphy has tripled the firm’s annual revenue. He has worked on more than 30 award-winning projects, including Northrop Auditorium at the University of Minnesota, where he has also served as adjunct teaching faculty and structural studio advisor. Read more about Murphy and see a cool picture of him here.