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William Kirkham



S.E. - AZ, HI, NV, OR, UT

P.E. w/S.E. Endorsement - ID, FL, TX

P.E. - CA, CO, DC, MD, OR, NC, NV, VA, WA

Fields of Specialization:

Structural Engineering: Analysis, Behavior and Mechanics                   Earthquake Engineering

Wood Structures                                 Steel Structures                          Finite Element Analysis Cladding/Facade Engineering


BSChE, OSU, 1978, BSCS, OSU, 1978, MSCE, OSU, 1998, PhD, OSU, 2013.

Professional Societies:

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), Structural Engineers Association of Oregon (SEAO).

Publications and Presentations:

W.J. Kirkham, "New Products in Wood Construction: Design, Use and Specification," Woodfest, Portland, OR, May 2006.

W.J. Kirkham, R. Gupta and T.H. Miller, "Development of a Practical Analysis System for Estimating and Mitigating Seismic Damage in Single-Family Wood Dwellings," Poster, EERI Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, March 2004.

W.J. Kirkham and T.H. Miller, "Examination of AISC LRFD Shear Lag Design Provisions," Engineering Journal, AISC, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 83-98, 2000.


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