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John W Lawson, SE

Full Professor

John Lawson is a licensed Civil and Structural Engineer in California and Arizona, and has overseen the engineering design of over 100 million square feet of tilt-up construction including several of which were awarded TCA Achievement Awards. He is currently a structural consultant and also a full professor at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo where he teaches structural engineering courses. He has a bachelors degree in Architectural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a Masters degree in Structural Engineering from Stanford University. In 2006, TCA awarded John the David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award.

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David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award

The David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award recognizes those individuals or firms whose commitment to engineering excellence has allowed for industry advancement and achievement.

HONOREE

2006

The award honors the career-long commitment of Dave Kelly to the constant evolution of engineering solutions for the tilt-up industry. Learn more >

Upcoming Talks

Structural Engineering Challenges While Designing Tilt-Up Structures
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2022 - Denver - October 6, 2022

A Parametric Study of the New Diaphragm Design Force Methods
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2022 - Denver - October 6, 2022

Past Talks