December 2015, San Francisco

The 2nd Conference on Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures, a joint conference organized by Applied Technology Council (ATC) and the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) was held from 10-12 December 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco.

This conference featured a state-of-the-industry forum for the presentation and exchange of the most recent information on the seismic evaluation and seismic rehabilitation of existing buildings. This also included case studies, emerging and innovative uses of new technologies and materials, standards and codes issues, and performance-based design methods.

A team from AIT Consulting (now AIT Solutions) submitted a poster titled “Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit Design of Airport Passenger Terminal Building.” This poster focuses on the seismic evaluation and retrofit design of an airport passenger terminal building constructed in 1981. Dr. Naveed Anwar, Executive Director, AIT Solutions and Engr. Jose A. Sy, President Sy^2+Associates, Inc. co-authors of the paper attended the conference. Other authors include Engr. Thaung Htut Aung and Engr. Mir Shabir Talpur.

As part of its networking and knowledge-sharing initiatives, AIT Solutions attends different events and conferences searching for new ideas and various ways to contribute to the sustainable development of the built environment.

Dr. Naveed Anwar and  Jose A Sy
Co-authors Jose A. Sy, President, Sy^2+Associates, Inc. and Dr. Naveed Anwar, Executive Director, AIT Solutions pose beside their poster presentation during ATC & SEI Conference
Dr. Naveed Anwar and CSI Pres Ashraf Habibullah
Dr. Naveed Anwar with CSI President / CEO  Ashraf Habibullah