Tina Merli, PE, joined the Structural Engineering Department of Barry Isett and Associates in 2016, bringing more than 20 years of experience in both design and academics. She provided structural engineering design for a wide range of commercial and industrial projects, as well as those in the healthcare and educational fields at several engineering firms and her own privately-held company. Concurrent with her design career, she was a senior instructor in the Building Engineering Technology/Architectural Engineering Technology Program (BLET/AET) at the Worthington Scranton campus of Penn State University.
In addition to teaching, her duties included leadership responsibilities for curricular decisions; academic quality assurance; faculty recruiting and retention; and scheduling. Early in her career she was a construction engineer at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, responsible for assuring seismic support compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission codes, resolving field problems, providing technical support to the craft superintendent, and tracking weekly work production. Ms. Merli has experience with AutoCAD, Revit, ResCHECK, ComCHECK and extensive knowledge of AISC, ACI, IBC, ASHRAE, and UCC codes.