Engineering Group

Leads IBHS’s research and engineering projects.
The group includes the operation of the Research Center and IBHS’s building code applications.

Executives

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Anne D. Cope, PhD, P.E.

Chief Engineer

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Chris Flynn

Christopher Flynn

General Manager of the Research Center

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Ian Giammanco, PhD

Senior Director for Standards and Analytics

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Murray Morrison

Murray Morrison, PhD

Managing Director of Research

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Team Members

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Rick Baker

Lab Manager

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Ja’Juan Battle

Lab Technician

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Donald Chestnut

Fabricator & Maintenance Technician

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Will Dunn

Carpenter

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Lucas Faulkner

Lab Technician

Lee Ferrell

Lee Ferrell

Carpenter

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Chris Gay

Prototype Engineer

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Shemekia Gordon

Laboratory Technician

Dan Gorham

Daniel Gorham, P.E.

Research Engineer

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Faraz Hedayati, PhD

Research Engineer

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Shawn Macomber

Construction & Facilities Manager

Ross Maiden

Ross Maiden

Technical Project Designer

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David McClain

Technician

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Veronica McNear

Research Scientist

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Brenna Meisenzahl

Research Project Scientist

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Ali Merhi

South Carolina Wind & Hail Research Fellow

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Xareni Sanchez Monroy

Research Scientist

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Terance Pearson

Laboratory Technician

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HANK POGORZELSKI

Applied Statistician

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Justin Privette

Facilities and Maintenance Lead

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Chris Sanders

Research Project Scientist

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Milad Shabanian, PhD

Codes & Standards Associate

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Josh Sturgis

Instrumentation Technician

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David Trull

Carpentry Team Leader

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Dave Welliver

Electrician