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Erik Wetzler,

PE, SE

 Senior Structural Engineer

Civil/Structural Engineer in Chicago, IL

As an expert in structural engineering design, Mr. Wetzler has directed and executed a range of forensic investigations, structural analyses, condition assessments, and litigation support cases. His experience includes the evaluation and assessment of natural and manufactured (man-made) losses and disasters, including fire, earthquakes, hurricanes, structural and vessel collapses, building envelope failures, and a variety of common and complex property loss scenarios. Utilizing technical research, root cause analysis, forensic data and on-site investigations, he delivers findings and conclusions to insurance companies, owners and attorneys.

Expertise

Additions/Modifications/Retrofits
Building Code Consulting
Commercial and Residential Structures
Complex Concrete Chemical Analysis
Concrete Core Elements
Concrete, Steel and Wood Structures
Construction Administration
Damage Assessments
Design Standards
Earthquakes
Fire
Forensic investigations
Historic Structures
Hurricanes
Laser Scanning
Man-Made Losses
Masonry
Material Testing
MEP Distribution
Natural Disasters
Origin and Cause Investigations
Post-Hurricane Damage Evaluation
Post-tensioned Concrete
Root Cause Analysis
Seismic design and analysis
Structural and Architectural Evaluation
Structural and Vessel Collapses
Structural Engineering Design
Aluminum & Steel
Architecture
Building Code
Building Envelope/ Water Intrusion
Cause and Origin
Civil Engineering
Civil/Structural
Concrete
Engineering Design & Product Liability
Fire & Explosion Investigation
Historical Structures/Conservation
Manufacturing Equipment
Seismic Investigations
Wood Construction & Engineering

Education

  • Master of Engineering, Structural Engineering
    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, Natural Resources and Environment
    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Erik Wetzler

Location

Chicago Office
111 Deer Lake Road
Suite 100

Deerfield, IL
USA