Shannon Hanson

Shannon Hanson, Ph.D., PE, SE

Senior Associate

Shannon brings extensive structural engineering analysis, design, and management experience for a variety of building types including educational facilities, cultural centers, sports facilities, commercial, and healthcare campuses. Shannon has done extensive Diagnostics work specializing in seismic retrofit and historic restoration. 

She has contributed to the structural engineering services of approximately 30 ground-up construction projects during her career, as well as many renovations and facility assessments. Shannon has substantial knowledge of building industry design codes and standards, with expertise in the application of seismic zone design requirements per ASCE 41-13.  


B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Utah
M.S., Structural Engineering, University of Utah
PhD., Structural Engineering, University of Utah

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What gives you satisfaction in your work?
Watching younger engineers that I am mentoring continue to get better and better.
If you had to choose a different career, what would it be?
Travel blogger.
What hobbies or activities do you enjoy outside of work?
I enjoy being outdoors, hiking, running, swimming, camping, skiing, and if I can bring my two dogs even better.


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