C+S January 2023 Vol. 9 Issue 1 (web)

Rising Stars in Structural Engineering

Senior Structural Engineer BASE Tamuning, Guam

Yuriy Mikhaylov joined BASE as a structural designer in 2010. Before this, Mikhaylov was a research assistant at the University of Hawaii studying the per - formance of multi-story reinforced concrete buildings in various seismic zones and under tsunami loads. His first major project was the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC), which is a state-of-the-art hospital designed for extreme seismic and typhoon loadings to meet essential facility post-disaster requirements. Accomplishments/Projects: Guam Regional Medical City, Lead Structural De - signer, Tsubaki Tower, Lead Structural Designer, Aircraft Maintenance Hangars P-109 and P-601, Lead Structural Engineer, Special Inspector, Special Inspector of Record, Holds ICC Master of Special Inspection certification Education: BS in Civil Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, MS in Civil Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa Professional/Public Service: Guam Symphony Society, First Violin

Yuriy Mikhaylov, SE

Rising Stars in Civil Engineering

Project Manager Wallace Montgomery, LLP Richmond, VA

Julia Simo has ten years of experience in structural engineering, project manage - ment, and program management. Prior to joining Wallace Montgomery, Julia worked for the Virginia Department of Transportation as a Structural Engineer in the Structure and Bridge Division and a Senior Construction Engineer in the Construction Division. Since joining Wallace Montgomery in June 2020, Julia has stepped into a leadership role on many transportation design projects. To deliver the designs for her current projects as efficiently as possible, Julia has managed the development of 3D models, which has improved efficiency, avoided delays during construction, and saved tens of thousands of dollars. Accomplishments/Projects: Route 50/Route 606 Intersection Improvements, Project Manager, Albemarle Intersection Improvements Bundling Design-Build, Deputy Design Manager, Chatham Bridge, VDOT Lead Designer Education: BS in Civil Engineering, Old Dominion University; MS in Structural Engineering, George Washington University; MBA (Data Analytics), University of Richmond Professional/Public Service: Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington DC Chapter, Presenter; American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston Branch, Presenter; American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Virginia Beach, Emerging Leaders Program; Women’s Transportation Seminar, Central Vir - ginia Chapter, Treasurer

Julia Simo, PE


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