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Richard S. Di Salvo Scholarship Awarded

Megan Brady, a 2017 graduate of Ridgefield High School, is this year’s winner of the Richard S. Di Salvo Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior at Ridgefield High School who will be going on to study Engineering.  Megan was presented the scholarship at Senior Awards Night on Thursday, May 25.   She will be attending the University of Michigan.  Her proud parents are Kristie and Ken Brady of Ridgefield.  Congratulations Megan!

TDEG Fundraiser

Employees at TDEG again raised money for The American Heart Association.  The Spring “Heart Walk” was on Saturday, April 22.  The day was a wet one, but Eileen Sala, Susan Brouillette and Ken Jones, with Ken’s daughter Maggie, attended the walk around Sherwood Island in Westport.  All together TDEG raised $2,300  for the Fall & Spring American Heart Association fundraisers!

Career Fair

Bruce Richardson helped bring awareness to the field of Structural Engineering to many students at Shepaug Valley School in Washington, CT.  He met with students in Grades 6-12 at the school’s Career Fair on Friday, April 7th.   There are surely some students who may have Structural Engineering in their future!

Employee News

Congratulations are in order again for Tom Curry, recently becoming a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut, has been promoted to Senior Project Engineer here at TDEG.  Tom has spent an impressive 3 1/2 years here at TDEG having completed his MSCE while working full time and studying for and obtaining his Professional Engineer license.

ACEC/CT Engineering Award

The Di Salvo Engineering Group is honored to be receiving a Merit Award for the 2017 ACEC/CT Engineering Excellence Award competition.  The project entered was The Prospector in Ridgefield, a state-of-the-art movie theater with a deep connection to the community.  The Prospector provides vocational training in meaningful employment for adults with disabilities.   The building replaced a movie house that was built in 1939.   The architect for this award-winning project was Doyle Coffin Architecture of Ridgefield, CT.  See the group picture at the Awards Dinner on our “Did You See This?” tab.

Congratulations!

We are proud to announce that Tom Curry has passed the Principles & Practice of Engineering exam and is now a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut.  Tom received his BSCE in May 2013 from the University of Connecticut.  He completed his MSCE with a concentration in Structural Engineering in 2015 while working full-time here at TDEG.  He has been with the firm for 3 1/2 years.  Congratulations Tom!!

Project Featured

TDEG is proud to have been partnered with Voith & Mactavish Architects, LLP, Philadelphia, PA for the building of a new girls’ dormitory at Millbrook School.  Millbrook is an independent co-ed high school in Millbrook, NY.  The building was completed in 2014 to help house the growing student population.  The project was featured in Traditional Building magazine and can be seen here:  http://www.traditionalbuilding.com/new-dorm-millbrook/

 

New Awards

Two of TDEG’s projects with Gallin Beeler Design Studio were recipients of  the 2016 AIA Westchester Hudson Valley Design Awards.  In the Unbuilt/Institutional category North Bellmore Public Library received a Citation Award.  In the Municipal category, 333 Broadway, New York Entry Plaza received an Honor Award.

Employee News

TDEG is pleased to announce a new member has joined its staff.  Tianming (Tim) Ma is a graduate of Guilin University of Technology in Guangxi, China with a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering.  In May 2016 he graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a BSCE and Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering.  Welcome Tim!

Building Code Updates

Building code updates for Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are as follows:

Connecticut:  The new Connecticut State Building Code is planned for adoption in the Fall of 2016 and will include the 2012 International Building/Residential Codes and a supplement of CT-specific items.

New York:  New York State has adopted a new building code that started on April 6, 2016 with a transition period until October 3, 2016.  The building code is based upon the 2015 International Building Code, 3rd printing and the 2015 Residential Code, 2nd printing, with NY-specific amendments.

New Jersey:  New Jersey adopted the International Building/Residential Codes, 2015 editions.  The building code is based upon the 2015 International Building/Residential Codes with NJ-specific amendments.

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About Us
The Di Salvo Engineering Group is a professional consulting engineering firm offering comprehensive structural engineering services throughout the Northeastern United States. Since its inception in 1973, the firm has grown to be one of the largest consulting firms in the Northeast, dedicated exclusively to structural engineering.
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