Paul Rouis Celebrates 31 years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Paul Rouis, P.E., Principal, is celebrating his 31st anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. Paul is principal-in-charge for engineering design and renovation of cultural, educational, medical, industrial, and parking structure projects. Paul holds Professional Engineering licenses in New York, New Jersey, and New Hampshire and is a member of several professional societies. Congratulations, Paul.

Sheila Jweid-Webber Celebrates 25 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Sheila Jweid-Webber is celebrating her 25th anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. As a Senior CADD Technician, Sheila works closely with the engineering staff, providing CAD design across all markets. Congratulations, Sheila.

Chad Reinemann Celebrates 7 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Chad Reinemann is celebrating his seventh anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. As an Associate, Chad provides engineering support on historic preservation and masonry restoration projects. Chad is licensed in New York State and holds his LEED AP credential. He is a member of the United States Green Building Council Upstate New York Chapter and the Association for Preservation Technology Northeast Chapter. Congratulations, Chad.

Mike Merwin Celebrates One Year Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Mike Merwin is celebrating one year at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. Mike is a Design Engineer and provides support on many of the firm’s civil projects in the education and commercial markets. Mike graduated from the Environmental Resources Engineering program at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Congratulations, Mike.

Otto Schwarz Celebrates 6 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Otto Schwarz is celebrating his sixth anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. As an Associate, Otto provides design and management for many of the firm’s projects in the industrial, hospitality, and educational markets. Otto is a licensed P.E. and S.E. and holds licenses in one dozen states. Congratulations, Otto.

Gloversville Public Library Ribbon Cutting


A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially reopen the Gloversville Public Library this week. Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis began work on this extensive project in 2009, which included two building additions to the rear of the library, interior renovations, and restoration and support of the one-of-a-kind terra cotta entry structure. Chris Lesher, P.E., Senior Associate, attended the ribbon cutting. Below are before and after photographs of the entry structure.

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Chris Latreille Authors Second Article for STRUCTURE Magazine


Chris Latreille, P.E., Principal, wrote the feature article for the November edition of STRUCTURE Magazine highlighting the Binghamton University Energy R&D Building project. The new 105,000-square-foot, $45 million research facility officially opened in August 2017 on the Binghamton University campus and houses physics and chemistry programs focused on energy technologies of the future.

This article is the second and final article in a two-part series focused on the fabrication and erection of the building, with emphasis on the exposed structural steel. To read the current article, click here.

The first article was published in August 2015 and highlighted the development and design of the building. To read Chris’ first article, click here.

Contact Chris Latreille here for more information.

Jamie Davis Presenting at NCMA Development Conference


Jamie Davis, P.E., LEED AP, Principal, is presenting at the 2018 Fall Member Development Conference presented by the New York State Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) in Cooperstown this week. Jamie will be speaking at the opening luncheon and giving attendees a progress update of BIM-M (Building Information Modeling for Masonry). Jamie is an affiliate member of The Masonry Society (TMS) Board and a voting member of TMS Committee 402/602, Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures. She is also CD-BIM certified and Chair of the BIM-M Committee for TMS, part of the BIM-M Initiative. The BIM-M Initiative is focused on promoting BIM within the masonry industry. Jamie is a LEED-accredited professional and is licensed in New York and Connecticut.

Tower of Victory Rehabilitation; Newburgh, NY


Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis recently completed rehabilitation and design services at the Tower of Victory project in Newburgh, NY. Our role was to assist the Contractor (Allegrone Construction) to determine the appropriate extent of masonry repairs, assist the Contractor in redesign of floor repairs, design temporary shoring for floor repairs, review and make recommendations related to the stone cladding, and design stone anchorage.

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SEI Structures Day 2018


Staff members attended SEI Structures Day recently in Albany. This year marked the 8th Annual Structures Day for the Mohawk Hudson Chapter of the Structural Engineering Institute. Over 50 attendees were present for a day of PDH seminars, lunch, and an awards ceremony.

We are proud to announce that the SUNY Plattsburgh Podium Rehabilitation project was selected as a winner for the 2018 SEI Awards in the “Other Structures” category. Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis was contracted to lead a team of consultants to rehabilitate and improve the function of the Podium and address the operational challenges for the campus. Below are photographs of the project.

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