Karl J. Rubenacker has been working with Gilsanz Murray Steficek since 1998. Karl holds a BE in Civil Engineering from Cooper Union and an MS in Civil Engineering from Caltech. He is a licensed professional engineer in New York and a licensed structural engineer in California.
Karl has over twenty five years of structural engineering experience designing a broad array of structures from new construction to renovations, including high rise, commercial, residential, educational and industrial buildings. His experience also includes auto and rail bridges, aqueducts, parking garages, arenas, treatment plants and pumping stations, and the inspection of steel, concrete, masonry, and wood structures. He is currently involved in several complex retail renovations.
Karl is a Past-President of the Structural Engineers Association of New York. He is presently active in several professional committees, including the ACEC-NY structural codes committee, the SEAoNY Codes and Standards Committee, and the ASCE/SEI Disproportionate Collapse Standards and Guidance Committee.