Student Biography



Julia Haverty is a 5th year in Penn State Architectural Engineering Program specializing in the structures option. In May 2015, she will graduate with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering. In October 2013, Julia passed the FE exam and will gain EIT status upon graduation. Following graduation, she will be moving to the Washington, DC area to work in the repair and restoration engineering field. She is so excited for what lies ahead!

Julia gained experience through three internships during her time at Penn State. In summer 2012, she interned with Structural Integrity, a consulting firm based in Portland, ME. In summer 2013, she worked for Becker Structural Engineers. In summer 2014, Julia was fortunate enough to work for Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates in their Cleveland, OH office. Additionally, Julia studied abroad in the AE "Sede di Roma" program in Summer 2013. This experience lead her to further develop her love of existing structures and renovations.

Outside of the classroom, Julia enjoys eating good food, relaxing, and spending time with family and friends. Additionally, Julia is a member of the Penn State Tennis Club, a tour guide with the Penn State Lion Scouts, a House Head within the Student Society of Architectural Engineers (SSAE), and a Communications Captain for THON 2015. She represented Club Tennis as a dancer in THON 2014, which she considers the greatest weekend of her life and her greatest accomplishment to date.



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While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained here within 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 M. Julia Haverty. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.