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Nate MorrowPE, SE

Structural Engineer, Forensics

Mr. Morrow has a strong background in residential and commercial buildings, structural systems, architectural systems, and building analysis. He is a licensed structural engineer in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Texas, Florida and Hawaii. For more than 10 years, he has applied his knowledge as a member of the forensic engineering division at VERTEX to provide clients with structural damage assessments, cause and origin investigations, and code compliant repair and design recommendations for residential and commercial applications. His experience includes structural design for new building components as well as assessing damage and recommending repairs on a wide variety of building systems, including structural members, roofing systems, and foundations.

In addition to his role in forensic claims and litigation support, Mr. Morrow is an integral member of the construction loss control service for VERTEX, which provides plan review reports, construction quality control site visits, and health and safety site visits at construction sites nationwide. As part of the service, he has performed geotechnical report reviews, structural plan reviews and construction quality control site visits for high-rise construction and multi-family housing projects. Mr. Morrow also has experience in construction management roles with the Owner’s Project Management division at VERTEX. Responsibilities included documenting existing conditions during demolition, determination of appropriate response measures to unexpected conditions, establishing proper construction methods to meet design guidelines, and communication between contractors, architects, engineers, and building owners.

Education & Certification

M.S., Civil Engineering with specialization in Structures, Northeastern University
B.A., Physics, Bowdoin College

Professional Engineer (PE) – Structural, State of FL, MA, ME, NH, RI, TX
Structural Engineer (SE), State of HI
• Cal-OES Post-disaster Structural Evaluator, State of CA
• OSHA 10
• Certified SolidWorks Associate

• SEI – Structural Forensic Engineering
• SEAMASS – Wood Diaphragms & Shear Walls
• SEAMASS – Wind and Flood Design
• SEAMASS – Unreinforced Masonry in Structural Applications
• SEAMASS – Professional Liability Mock Trial
• SEAMASS – Post-Disaster Building Safety Assessment Training
• Florida Advanced Building Code Course – 7th Edition
• BSCES – Structural Issues During Construction
• BSCES – ADA Compliance
• AWC – Wind Load Distribution on Buildings
• AWC – Structural Condition Assessment of In-Service Wood
• AWC – Designing for Wood Construction
• AWC – Calculating Shear Wall Capacities
• ASCE – Lessons From Failures of Building Envelope
• ASCE – Investigation of Winter Roof Failures – Lessons Learned
• ASCE – Wind Design for Non-Residential Wood Structures
• ASCE – Wind Design for Components and Cladding
• ASCE – Petrographic Analysis of Concrete Deterioration
• ASCE – Engineering Mid-Rise Buildings of Wood Construction
• ASCE – Architectural Concrete: Limiting Water Intrusion
• ASCE – Construction Vibrations
• AISC – Secrets of the Steel Design Manual


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES)
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
American Wood Council (AWC)