Lisa M. Anderson, P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, a senior structural engineer and seismic subject matter expert with Bechtel’s Nuclear, Security, and Environmental global business unit, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Anderson has supported seismic soil-structure interaction analysis and structural analysis and design with Bechtel on multiple projects for 13 years.
She is active with ASCE, currently serving as the first president of the newly established National Capital Section Reston Branch. Anderson started her Society involvement as a student member of the Buffalo Section, and her past ASCE service includes the following leadership roles: Secretary and Vice President of the Central Savannah River Valley Branch of the South Carolina Section, Treasurer and Vice President of the Structural Engineering Institute Maryland Chapter, and Vice President and President of the Catoctin Branch of the Maryland Section.
She is a voting member of the ASCE Nuclear Standards Committee and ASCE Dynamic Analysis of Nuclear Structures Working Group, which publishes the standards ASCE/SEI 4 and ASCE/SEI 43, and an officer and voting member of the ACI 349 technical code committee.
Anderson is a registered civil engineer in the State of California and a LEED Accredited Professional. She is a graduate of SUNY’s University at Buffalo, with a bachelor of science in civil engineering and a master of engineering in structural and earthquake engineering.