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Profile of Stoyan Stoyanoff

Name
Stoyan Stoyanoff
Position
Senior Consultant | Principal
Email
Stoyan.Stoyanoff@rwdi.com
Phone
+1.450.534.1007 x2456
Summary

Stoyan Stoyanoff is an accomplished structural engineer who has contributed to the successful design of hundreds of major bridges and high-rise buildings and even spacecraft. Clients with tough design challenges, whether arising from wind, snow and ice accretion effects or pedestrian/vehicle-induced vibration, benefit from Stoyan’s theoretical insights as well as his extensive record of developing creative solutions to real-world structural dynamics problems. Stoyan is a sought-after presenter whose research on aerodynamics and dynamic response has richly informed his three decades of leadership on clients’ projects around the world.

A structural engineer whose theoretical and practical contributions complement his portfolio of high-performance bridges and skyscrapers

  • EDUCATION

    • Doctor of Philosophy (Structural Engineering), Kyoto University, Japan 
    • Diploma in Engineering (Structural Engineering), Sofia Technical University, Bulgaria
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Professional Engineer, Ontario and Quebec
    • Adjoint Professor (Department of Civil Engineering), Sherbrooke University
    • Voting Member, Post-Tensioning Institute Committee on Cable-Stayed Bridges
    • Co-chairman of the IABSE working group of wind loads on super long-span bridges
    • Member, Federal Highway Administration, Design Criteria for Long-Span Bridges Working Group
    • Publications in technical and academic journals
    • Regular presenter at technical conferences 
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Aerodynamics and aeroelasticity
    • Bridge design
    • Finite elements
    • High-rise tower design
    • Model and full scale experimental methods
    • Numerical methods and programming
    • Pedestrian- and vehicle-induced vibrations
    • Snow and ice accretion effects
    • Structural dynamics
    • Vibration control