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  • Richmond So P.E., P.Eng., C.Eng., MIStruct E, Principal
  • Jennifer McClain P.E., Principal
  • Tin Chu Wong S.E., Principal
  • Liam O'Hanlon P.E., Principal
  • Sofya Auren P.E., Principal
  • Lucy Jen, Ph.D., P.E., Principal, Director of Geotechnical Services
  • Martha Sullivan P.E., Associate
  • Eugene Slavsky P.E., Associate
  • Sue Quan, Senior Engineer
  • Scott Rabold P.E., Senior Engineer
  • Ed Pomfred P.E., Senior Engineer
  • Georgi Chaykov, Engineer
  • Erwin Castillo, CAD/Revit Manager
  • Rick Miller, Drafter
  • Joseph Fernandez, Drafter
  • Kerri Lee, Marketing & Finance Manager



    Richmond So P.E., P.Eng., C.Eng., MIStruct E, Principal

    Richmond So is a Structural Engineer with over 25 years of experience in design project management, structural engineering design, analysis and construction administration. Richmond has extensive experience in the design and project administration of a wide range of building project types including museums, universities, schools, high rises, commercial developments and residential buildings. He is also an expert in historic restorations and structural investigations. He is familiar with design in structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, timber and composite materials. Richmond has worked with Arup and other firms in Europe, Asia and North America. Richmond's particular strength is his ability to focus on the underlying engineering issues in order to provide a design that is sensitive to owner requirements, architecture, building services as well as cost effectiveness and ease of construction.


    Jennifer McClain P.E., Principal


    Jennifer McClain is a Principal and a Structural Engineer with over 17 years of experience in all phases of project development from conceptual drawings through construction phase services. She has done design work in concrete, steel, lumber and masonry. Jennifer joined RSE Associates, Inc. after working at Weidlinger Associates for 9 years. She has been responsible for a range of projects including renovations and new construction of research facilities, subway stations, residences, university facilities, and office buildings. With an MS in Structural Engineering from Tufts University and a BS in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jennifer has been published multiple times in the Journal of Structural Engineering. Jennifer is licensed in Massachusetts and 10 other states.


    Tin Chu Wong S.E., Principal


    Tin Chu Wong is a Structural Engineer who leads the office in L.A. With over 15 years of experience, he worked with both Arup and Buro Happold Engineers prior to joining RSE Associates, Inc. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering at the University of Berkeley and his M.S. in Civil Engineering at Stanford University. Tin Chu has experience in all phases of project development including construction administration and design & analysis. He has done extensive work on a wide range of building types that include Health Care, Education, Libraries, Corporate Headquarters and Residential.


    Liam O'Hanlon P.E., Principal


    Liam O'Hanlon is a Principal and Structural Engineer with over 30 years of experience in design project management, structural engineering design, analysis and project planning. Liam leads the New York office. He has had major deisgn and mangement responsibility for a broad range of new buildings and refurbishment and historic preservation projects including offices, schools, sports and cultural facilities, museums and significant residences and resort developments. His experience includes master planning, project management, structural engineering as well as particular design expertise with traditional building technologies and restorations ranging from a 17th century timber farmhouse museum to a collection of 1950's Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. Extensive experience in glasshouse design is a special expertise. Liam joined RSE in 2014 after 8 years with his own successful practice. Prior to that, Liam worked at Arup for 17 years and also at Weidlinger.


    Sofya Auren P.E., Principal


    Sofya Auren is a Principal and Structural Engineer with over 18 years of experience in the design and analysis of structures in steel, concrete, timber, and masonry, as well as renovation and adaptive reuse of existing buildings. Sofya joined RSE Associates Inc., having previously worked for Robert Silman Associates in New York City until 2007. She has been involved in the design of high-end residential housing, additions for public schools, new construction of university buildings such as dormitories and laboratories, and the complete renovation of landmarked building for museum space. Her responsibilities include feasibility studies, schematic design through construction documents, as well as construction administration. Sofya has a BS in Civil Engineering from Cornell University and is licensed as a professional engineer in the State of New York and Massachusetts.


    Lucy Jen, Ph.D., P.E., Principal, Director of Geotechnical Services


    Lucy is a Principal and a Geotechnical Engineer with over 19 years of experience specializing in geotechnical site investigation, geotechnical site characterization, site history research, interpretation of geotechnical laboratory and field tests, field instrumentation, design and performance evaluation of deep excavations in soft clay, deep and shallow foundation design and construction monitoring, retaining wall design and assessment, slope stability, prediction of excavation-induced ground movements, and settlement analyses. She has a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from MIT, MS in Transportation from MIT, and BS in Civil Engineering from UC Irvine. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and New York. In addition to performing design, construction monitoring, and forensic investigation work, Lucy has enjoyed teaching Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Design as a part-time lecturer at Tufts, Northeastern, and MIT.


    Martha Sullivan P.E., Associate


    Martha Sullivan is an Associate and Structural Engineer with over 10 years of experience in the design and analysis of structures in steel, concrete, timber, and masonry. Martha joined RSE Associates, Inc., having previously worked in the Boston office of Arup. She has been responsible for the design of a range of building projects, including new construction and renovations for museums, performing arts, educational, and residential buildings and has worked on several AIA award winning projects. As a student, Martha performed research involving concrete materials and competed in a national concrete canoe competition. Martha received a MS in Structural Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Civil Engineering (structural) from Cornell University, and is licensed as a professional engineer in the state of Massachusetts.


    Eugene Slavsky P.E., Associate


    Eugene Slavsky is an Associate with over 11 years of engineering experience. Eugene joined RSE Associates, Inc., having previously worked for Roome & Guarracino, LLC and for the Boston office of Ammann + Whitney Inc. Eugene has been involved in all phases of the project cycle from schematic design through construction administration. He has worked on a variety of building types including libraries, science buildings, courthouses, athletic facilities, and high-end residential dwellings. Eugene holds MS and BS degrees in Structural Engineering from Tufts University and is a registered professional engineer (structural) in Massachusetts.


    Sue Quan, Senior Engineer


    Sue Quan is a Senior Structural Engineer with over 9 years of engineering experience in the seismic design of steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber for a range of building types including commercial retail stores, warehouses, office buildings, schools and residences. Sue joined RSE Associates, Inc. in early 2014 having previously worked with B&B Associates, Inc. as a Project Manager. Sue has a MS degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Washington State University and both BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Dalian University of Technology in China.


    Scott Rabold P.E., Senior Engineer


    Scott Rabold is a Structural Engineer with over 6 years of experience in the design and analysis of buildings. Scott joined RSE in 2014, having previously worked for Cannon Design, an AE firm in Boston. He has experience through all phases of design and construction in a variety of building types including laboratory, higher education, healthcare, sports & recreation and residential. Scott has a Bachelor and Master of Architectural Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of Massachusetts.


    Ed Pomfred P.E., Senior Engineer


    Ed Pomfred is a Structural Engineer with over 3 years of experience in the design and analysis of structures. Ed joined RSE Associates, Inc. having previously worked with the Massachusetts Highway Department as well as Arup in New York. Ed has a BS and a M.Eng in Civil Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has experience in designing various types of buildings such as university facilities and dormitories, schools, municipal buildings and residences.


    Georgi Chaykov, Engineer


    Georgi Chaykov is a Structural Engineer with a broad engineering background. He joined RSE Associates, Inc. in 2015 after graduating with a Master's degree from Tufts University. Georgi's previous work and academic experience includes bridge design and an expertise in finite element modeling. He also holds a Bachelor's degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

    Erwin Castillo, CAD/Revit Manager


    Erwin Castillo is the CAD/Revit Manager with experience in Autocad, Revit and similar drafting products. Erwin joined RSE Associates, Inc. in the Fall of 2007 after graduating from a top drafting program in Boston with an emphasis on engineering. He works on projects ranging from high end housing to museums and universities. His experience includes all aspects of structural engineering drawings. Erwin is a tremendous addition to our staff and has a meticulous focus on detail.


    Rick Miller, Drafter


    Rick Miller is a drafter with over 22 years of structural and civil AutoCAD design and drafting experience. Rick is also experienced in AutoCAD 3D modeling and REVIT structure. In addition, Rick is a field representative for inspections of precast concrete buildings. He has an Associates Degree in Architectural Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.


    Joseph Fernandez, Drafter


    Joseph Fernandez joined RSE Associates, Inc. in 2014; he has over 5 years of drafting experience in the Structural Engineering industry. Joesph has worked on various types of projects including: commercial, educational, health care, retail and public sector using both AutoCAD and Recvit.


    Kerri Lee, Marketing & Finance Manager


    Kerri has over 10 years experience in business administrative management and outstanding communication skills with a proven ability to work independently as well as with others. She is responsible for and oversees the Business Development and Management of RSE. She works with our clients and engineers to make the office environment cheerful and productive. Kerri is also the bookkeeper for the company. Before joining RSE Associates, Inc., she served as a special events coordinator and senior hospitality associate for over two years at one of Boston's leading restaurants. Kerri received her BS in Psychology from Northeastern University in 2006.


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