Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
University of California, San Diego
Professional Engineer, California #76790
Structural Engineer, California #6031
Board of Directors, Asian American Architects and Engineers Foundation
Member, Asian American Architects and Engineers Association
Haoen “Andy” Lin has been a project manager in the BWE Structural Engineering Department for the past three years, and in 2021 he was promoted to Principal Associate in the firm. Andy is an innovative and accomplished structural engineer known for his proactive approach to project management. As a project manager, he works directly with architects to develop structural systems that meet the needs of the project. In Andy’s three short years with the firm, he has worked on notable projects such as the San Clemente Outlet Theater, St. Teresa of Calcutta Villas, the County Administration Center’s Major Systems Renovations, Balboa Park’s California Tower Seismic Retrofit, CHP San Bernardino Replacement Facility, and the Hotel Sanford Renovation, among others. Andy’s previous experience entailed planning, managing, and reviewing over 100 seismic evaluations of existing structures for the Los Angeles Unified School District. His work contributed to the AB 300 Program, a District initiative to safeguard the structural integrity of over 600 at-risk buildings during a major earthquake.
Get to know Andy
What are your hobbies outside of work?
“Building with Legos, singing, playing ukulele and guitar, playing video games, reading, and watching YouTube videos, TV shows, and movies!”
What skill would you most like to learn?
“How to play piano.“
What is something that instantly makes your day better?
“Getting hugs and kisses from my kids!“
What is your go-to karaoke song?
“I’m Yours – Jason Mraz“
What is your favorite quote?
“‘The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.’ – Albert Einstein”
What do you like that everyone else seems to dislike?
“The alarm clock app that forces you to solve math problems before it can be turned off.“