Dr. Marshall Lew received his B.S. (1972), M.S. (1972) and Ph.D. (1976), all from UCLA. After one year of teaching at California State University Long Beach, Dr. Lew joined LeRoy Crandall and Associates, a prominent geotechnical engineering company in Southern California and is now a Principal and Vice President of AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Dr. Lew has practiced in geotechnical and earthquake engineering and has worked on prominent projects in Southern California, including the 73-story US Bank Building (tallest building in the western US), Metro Blue, Green, and Gold Line Rail Projects for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Silver Lake Reservoir replacement project for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, San Diego Padres Petco Park Baseball Stadium, Keck Hospital of USC (first base isolated hospital in the world), and the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.
Dr. Lew is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers Geo-Institute, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Structural Engineers Association of Southern California, and the Seismological Society of America. He served as a Board Member and Secretary-Treasurer of EERI for 6 years.
Dr. Lew was also a member of the State of California’s Hospital Building Safety Board and is currently a member of the State’s Strong Motion Instrumentation Advisory Committee. Dr. Lew is a registered Civil and Geotechnical Engineer in California and is a registered Professional Engineer in 9 other states.