Ryan Sandstrom SE, PE

Senior Managing Engineer

Contact Info

Department

Engineering

Phone

(909) 240-5189

Email

ryan.sandstrom@yaeservices.com

Locations

Los Angeles, CA

Biography

Ryan is a licensed professional and structural engineer with over nine years of experience performing new and retrofit designs, forensic damage investigations, and code analyses. His structural engineering experience includes new designs, tenant improvements, and seismic retrofits of research laboratories and classroom buildings at educational institutions, and neurointerventional and radiology facilities at healthcare institutions. He also has experience in the forensic investigation of residential, commercial, institutional, educational, and healthcare facilities. Ryan is efficient and effective in opining on the cause and extent of damage, conducting code analyses related to required upgrades or retrofit work, and providing repair recommendations and/or engineered repair drawings.

Education

  • California Polytechnic State University  |  San Luis Obispo, CA
    Master of Science -
  • California Polytechnic State University  |  San Luis Obispo, CA
    Bachelor of Science -

Professional Experience

  • 2020 - Current  |  Senior Project Manager  |  YA Engineering Services
  • 2019 - 2020  |  Director of Forensics  |  John Labib + Associates
  • 2016 - 2019  |  Structural Engineer Forensic Consultant  |  Envista Forensics
  • 2011 - 2016  |  Structural Engineer and Project Manager,  |  KPFF Consulting Engineers

Areas of Practice

  • Building Code Upgrade Review
  • Building Envelope
  • Damage Assessment
  • Failure Analysis
  • Repair and Rehabilitation Design
  • Structural Analysis

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Luxury Multifamily Condominiums
    Beverly Hills, CA  |  Design of new 120 unit condominium structure.
  • Clinical Development Center
    Santa Clarita, CA  |  Investigation of structural fire damage and pre-lawsuit support services.
  • Commercial Building Sinkhole
    Trona, CA  |  Investigation of structural damage due to sinkhole.
  • Commercial Building Explosion
    Los Angeles, CA  |  Investigation of structural damage.
  • Clinical and Translational Research Facility
    La Jolla, CA  |  Design of new 365,000 SF structure.
  • Biological Science Center
    Tempe, AZ  |  Design of new 180,000 SF structure.
  • Commercial Building Partial Roof Collapse
    Torrance, CA  |  Investigation of collapse cause and mediation support services.

Affiliations

  • Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)

Licenses

  • Arizona  |  64133  |  Professional Engineer (Structural)
  • California  |  80728  |  Civil Engineer
  • California  |  6364  |  Structural Engineer
  • Colorado  |  52867  |  Professional Engineer
  • Nevada  |  4603  |  Structural Engineer
  • Texas  |  128136  |  Professional Engineer