PrincipalLos Angeles, CA
Mr. Wilkerson has been happily practicing structural engineering in the southern California area for the last 20 years. Wearing many hats over the past two decades, he has been the supporting project engineer, lead designer, and project manager. Additionally, he has served as the primary plan/peer reviewer for a multitude of project types for city and state building authorities, and has been a leader in the design of multiple high-profile performance-based seismic design projects. Mr. Wilkerson enjoys a collaborative leadership role as a Principal in NYA’s Los Angeles office, getting to work alongside an impressively talented group of fellow professionals.
As either the lead project engineer, project manager, plan reviewer, or principal in charge, Ryan has been fortunate to have been afforded the opportunity to be a part of the project team on a number of amazing projects including The LA Live Ritz Carleton Hotel and Residence at LA Live, Park 5th Residential Towers, The Los Angeles Police Headquarters, The Broad Museum, The new Apple Campus in Cupertino, USC Coliseum Renovations, USC Village, UCLA Pauley Pavilion Renovations, The Inglewood Stadium, Dodger Stadium and the Cleveland Museum of Art to list a few.
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Idaho
- LA Live
- Park 5th Residential Towers
- The Los Angeles Police Headquarters
- The Broad Museum
- Apple Campus in Cupertino
- USC Coliseum Renovations
- USC Village
- UCLA Pauley Pavilion Renovations
- The Inglewood Stadium
- Dodgers Stadium
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- Licensed Structural Engineer – California
- Licensed Civil Engineer – California
- Structural Engineers Association of Southern California
- Los Angeles Tall Building Council
Tall Building with Steel Plate Shear Walls Subject to Load Reversals - The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, Kang, Thomas, University of Oklahoma, Martin Randall, University of Oklahoma, Park, Hong-Gun, Seoul National University, Wilkerson, Ryan, Nabih Youssef Associates, August 2010.
Steel Plate Shear Walls – Performance Based Design – AISC Steel Tips, Nabih Youssef, Ryan Wilkerson, Daniel Tunick,- Nabih Youssef Associates, July 2011.
Seismic Performance of a 55-Story Steel Plate Shear Wall – LA Tall Buildings Proceedings, Nabih Youssef, Ryan Wilkerson, Kurt Fischer, Daniel Tunick – Nabih Youssef Associates, 2009.