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SEAoT San Antonio // April 2024 Chapter Meeting

  • 04/16/2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Old San Francisco Steak House, 10223 Sahara Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216
  • 33


Dear Members:

The next meeting of the SEAoT San Antonio Chapter will be held on Tuesday, April 16th, 2024.  We will be hosting our meeting at Old San Francisco Steak House.

Topic: Introduction to Helical Piles, Magnum Piering

Magnum Piering is a Helical Pile Engineering and Manufacturing company based out of Cincinnati, OH. They engineer, design and manufacture quality deep foundation products such as helical piles.

Presenter: Tiffany Fierro, Business Development Manager - Gulf Region

Tiffany has been with Magnum Piering since April 2023. She resides in Houston, TX and has a Chemical Engineering degree from Lamar University. Her experience includes previous roles in process engineering, operations and sales/BDM. She's supported upstream, midstream and downstream efforts with the majority being industrial applications. She also interned at NASA-JSC for a few years during college, supporting a research project for the MCC, mission control center.

Presenter: Howard Perko, Ph.D, PE, Director of Engineering

Dr. Perko has 25+ years of engineering experience and is a licensed professional engineer in 23 states. His project experience includes earth dams, slope stabilization, excavation shoring, earth retention, underpinning, dewatering systems, and foundation designs. He is the author of “Helical Piles: A Guide to Design and Installation”, John Wiley & Sons, September, 2009. As well as over 40 technical publications on topics including earth anchors, shoring, helical piles, full displacement piles, soil shear strength, underground corrosion, deep foundations, and expansive soils.

He has served as chairman of the DFI Helical Foundations and Tie-Backs Committee, Lead consultant in preparation of ICC-ES document AC358, author of changes to 2009 IBC to include helical piles, and was an expert retained by Mueser Rutledge to assist with New York City Building Code helical pile addendum. Dr. Perko also recently served as a member of the Geo-Coalition which authored and proposed over 60 revisions to the 2018 IBC.

    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


    • $28 for Members
    • $38 for Non-Members
    • $10 for UTSA Faculty and Students


    Registration will be open until Friday, April 12th, 2024 at 12pm (CDT).

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