Jules Van de Pas, PE, SEPrincipal
Jules Van de Pas joined CSD in 1988. He was promoted to Associate in 1994, Senior Associate in 1997, and Principal in 1998. Jules has worked primarily on the design of industrial and commercial building structures, and specialty structures. His industrial experience includes projects in the metals, mining, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage industry. He specializes in the design of steel structures particularly in high seismic applications. He also performs peer reviews and forensic investigations for failures and construction defects.
He has frequently lectured at national engineering conferences and at continuing education seminars for engineers on steel design and seismic design topics.
Jules enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and tennis.
B.S. Civil Engineering – University of Wisconsin–Platteville, 1984
M.S. Civil Engineering – University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, 1991
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Member
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Member
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Member
ASCE Committee for the Design of Steel Building Structures Member
Rocky Mountain Steel Construction Association (RMSCA) Board of Directors (President 2003 & 2004)
North American Steel Construction Conference (NASCC) Planning Committee
Designing with Steel Joists, Joist Girders, Steel Deck – Co-Author, Nucor Corporation
New Fatigue Provisions for the Design of Crane Runway Girders – Engineering Journal, Second Quarter 2002/Vol. 29, No. 2