LOS ANGELES — Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm, has announced the addition of three senior engineers in its Los Angeles office: Richard Prust, PE, principal and geotechnical skills network leader; Saif Hussain, PE, SE, LEED AP, associate principal and senior structural engineer; and Robert Tomlinson, PE, associate and senior mechanical engineer specializing in mechanical HVAC engineering and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) project management.

“As we continue to broaden our services and increase the depth of our project leadership, Arup is delighted to announce the addition of three key staff to our Los Angeles office,” said Jon Philips, principal and Los Angeles group leader. “Richard, Saif, and Bob bring talent and expertise that support our goals of providing technical excellence, outstanding client service, and creative problem solving.”

Richard Prust, PE, is a principal in the infrastructure group and Arup’s geotechnical skills network leader in the Americas. He is a civil engineer with over 25 years of experience leading major infrastructure projects on multiple continents. His expertise ranges from geotechnical engineering to multidisciplinary project management of major transportation projects worldwide.

Saif Hussain, PE, SE, LEED AP, joined Arup as an associate principal and senior structural engineer. He has more than 35 years of professional experience specializing in the analysis, design, evaluation, review, and construction of complex projects worldwide. He is internationally recognized for his expertise and work in seismic hazard evaluation and mitigation methods, such as performance-based seismic engineering, seismic base isolation, and energy dissipation.

Robert Tomlinson, PE, CPMP, joined Arup as an associate and senior mechanical engineer, bringing 37 years of mechanical engineering and MEP project team leadership experience. He specializes in mechanical HVAC engineering, energy systems design and analysis, and MEP project management for a range of building types, including hospitals, laboratories, central plants, university buildings, high-rise office buildings, retail/entertainment, public assembly, aviation facilities, justice facilities, and transportation facilities.

For more information, visit www.arup.com.

Publication date: 12/22/2014

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