Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Paul Stewart. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code reference, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.


Paul Stewart is currently in his 5th year of study in the Architectural Engineering Program at Penn State University.  In December 2010, he will graduate with an Integrated Bachelor/Master of Architectural Engineering degree, with a focus in structural systems.  Paul passed the FE Exam this past fall and will gain EIT status upon graduation.  He looks forward to beginning work as a structural engineer for a consulting or AE firm to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to obtain his license as a Professional Engineer (PE).

Paul is currently employed as a Project Management intern on the owner’s side with Penn State’s Office of Physical Plant.  He has been assisting with various projects dealing with the Energy and Engineering Division and the College of Agriculture since he was hired in April 2009.  During the summer of 2008, Paul worked as an intern for Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., a large consulting engineering company.  Throughout this summer Mr. Stewart assisted with building surveys and gained valuable knowledge of various building failures.  Throughout the summer of 2007, Paul worked for Baker, Ingram & Associates, a small structural engineering firm located in Lancaster, PA.  During his time there, Paul gained practical experience in structural design.  The summer prior, Paul worked as an intern for Hanover Engineering, a consulting civil engineering firm located in Hanover, PA, as an assistant surveyor.

Outside of academics, Paul joined the Penn State Archery Club his freshman year and has worked closely with them since. Over the years, he has served as the President and Vice President for one year each, Webmaster for two years, and has been a Safety Officer for four years.  Paul is also very active in the US Collegiate Archery Program (CAP), serving as a member of the 5 Year Eligibility Committee.  Paul has also been a Resident Assistant for two years, helping forty freshmen per year acclimate to Penn State, while maintaining a safe and friendly environment.



  Click HERE for a PDF version of Mr. Stewart's resume.