MR. MATTHYS LEVY (2004) pdf

Mr. Levy
Address:
40 College St.
Apt 702
Burlington, VT 05401
Email: levy@wai.com

Telephone:
H: (802) 859-0169
M: (802) 238-8675
F: (212) 497-2550

Education:
BSCE City College of New York, 1951 MSCE Columbia University, 1956
CE, Applied Mechanics Columbia University, 1962

Professional Experience:
2006 Chairman Emeritus, Weidlinger Associates, New York
2002-2005 Chairman, Weidlinger Associates
1964-2002 Principal, Weidlinger Associates
1956-1964 Engineer, Weidlinger Associates
1952-1954 Asst. Operations Officer, 453rd Eng Const. Bn., US Army, Korea
1951-1952 Engineer, Sargent & Lundy, Chicago

Professional Affiliations and Activities:
Member; National Academy of Engineering, 1996
Member; Vermont Academy of Science & Engineering, 2004;
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers,
Fellow; Institution of Civil Engineers,
Honorary Member; American Institute of Architects
Member, Executive Council; International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures
Member; American Association of Bridge and Structural Engineers

Honors and Awards:
IASS Tsuboi Award for paper, "The Innovation of Lightness", 1995
ASCE, Innovation in Civil Engineering Award, 1994
Medal of Excellence, Engineering News Record, 1992, 2000
Lincoln Arc Welding Award, 1961, 1981, 1992
Prestressed Concrete Institute Award, 1963, 1971, 1992
AIA Institute Award, 1985; NY Chapter, AIA Award of Merit, 1976
Founder's Award, Salvadori Center, 2003
Named as "Structural Engineering Legend in Design", Structural Engineering Magazine, 2003
Grand Conceptor Award for World Trade Center Study, ACEC, 2004

Publications:
Co-author of: Structural Design in Architecture, Why Buildings Fall Down, Why the Earth Quakes, Earthquake Games and Engineering the City
Author of over 100 papers on structures, computer analysis and building design. Chapters in books on building geometry and humanities in engineering.
Illustrator of: Your Child's Sensory World and Architecture and Engineering: An Illustrated Teachers Manual

Patents:
3 patents covering triangulated cable dome structures

Teaching/Lecturing
Adjunct Professor, School of Architecture, Columbia University, NY, (1962-1980)
Visiting Critic in Architecture, Yale University, New Haven, (1060-1980)
Distinguished Professor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1980-1981)
Lecturer, U of Idaho, Rutgers U, Princeton U, Harvard U, Catholic U, U of Florida, U of Minnesota, U of Rochester, LaPlata U.

Registration:
Professional Engineer, various States
Chartered Engineer, UK
European Engineer

Expert Testimony & Forensics
Prepared investigation reports and served as an expert witness on a number of legal cases