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Structural Engineering Institute Norfolk Chapter 

The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Norfolk Chapter was established in January 2017 to bring together structural engineers in the region to share ideas and grow the practice.  Along with technical presentations on innovative structural designs, we plan to hold joint events with AIA, ULI, and AGC to further integrate structural engineers in the forefront of project development.  We will incorporate site tours and sessions designed to help study for and pass the SE Exam, and we will work with the ASCE Norfolk Branch to volunteer at events where needed.  
The Norfolk Chapter is part of the national Structural Engineering Institute that was established in 1996 to “advance our members' careers, stimulates technological advancement, and improves professional practice. SEI drives the practical application of cutting edge research by improving coordination and understanding between academia and practicing engineers.” 
If you would like to learn more about our local SEI branch, please contact Chris Vaught

Upcoming Events 



SEI Norfolk Inaugural Event: Development and Design of New Tower in Virginia Beach Town Center Technical Presentation

Steve Cowan of Speight Marshall & Francis and a representative of Armada Hoffler will speak on the development and structural design of a new residential tower being built in the Virginia Beach Town Center.  Additionally, as our first event, we will open nominations for Chapter President, Vice-President, and Secretary.  Date and Location: Coming Soon 

Remodeling of The Cavalier Hotel Technical Presentation

Learn about the design and challenges of restoring the historic Cavalier Hotel.  Date and Location:  Coming Soon