Julie C. Furr

Senior Structural Engineer / P.E., S.E.C.B. / Memphis

Background

Ms. Furr holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering with a Structural Concentration and a Mathematics Minor and an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering with a Structural Concentration. She has over 19 years of practice in the field of structural/civil engineering and construction and has been registered for 17 years as a licensed professional engineer. She is licensed in Tennessee, Arkansas, North Carolina, Ohio, and Kentucky.

Ms. Furr’s experience includes full structural design, consultation, and structural and seismic assessment services on both commercial and private structures up to 11 stories, and residential wood-framed structures of all sizes. Material experience encompasses knowledge of concrete, masonry, steel, wood, and light-gauge metal construction materials.

Project locations are predominately in the central and southeastern parts of the United States, with scattered projects along the East Coast and through the Midwest. Design criteria knowledge encompasses the following design codes and standards: IBC, IEBC, IRC, SBC, ASCE7, ASCE31, ASCE41, FEMA, AASHTO, SEAOC, DOD UFC, NAVFAC, and state building codes in the central and southeastern parts of the United States.

She has also been a member of several professional organizations and industry committees, including the American Society of Civil Engineers, Tennessee Structural Engineers Association, Structural Engineering Certification Board, Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Building Seismic Safety Council Project 17 Executive Committee to the USGS, and Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers.

Education and Certifications

  • Civil Engineering, M.S.: University of Memphis
  • Civil Engineering, B.S.: University of Memphis
  • Registered Professional Engineer: Arkansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee