Gary Chock is a licensed Structural Engineer in Hawaii and California, and he has a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Stanford University. He has been engaged in structural engineering since 1980 and has been responsible for many projects in Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. He has been responsible for Martin & Chock’s philosophy of integrating design with structural cost monitoring for value engineering. He is principal investigator for the firm’s research work on tsunami, wind, earthquake, and flood hazards with an emphasis on building damage estimation, risk analysis, with applications to building codes and standards. Gary Chock is the Chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers Tsunami Loads and Effects Subcommittee. He also conducts blast analysis in accordance with military and U.S. government criteria. He is the recipient of numerous awards for technical leadership in engineering. Read More.