Konrad Eriksen - President
Konrad Eriksen
President

775.359.3333
keriksen@dis-inc.com
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Country of Origin:
New Zealand
EDUCATION:
  Bachelor of Engineering (civil) Canterbury University, New Zealand

EXPERIENCE:
  Established DIS base isolation business in numerous countries
  21 years base isolation manufacturing experience
  Developed rubber compounds to withstand 400% shear strains
   for seismic applications
  Designed and built molding presses up to 4400 tons capacity
  Designed and built isolator test rigs to 2400 tons capacity
  Introduced Viscous Wall Dampers to the US from Japan
  Developed and patented low mass isolation systems
  10 years of commercial construction engineering in Wellington,
   New Zealand specializing in constructability challenges,
   foundation, design,concrete durability
Extensive background in rigging, erecting tower cranes
   and designing and executing heavy lifts

AFFILIATIONS:
  Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
  Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC)
  American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
  Board Member of Nevada Association of Employers (NAE)
  Anti-Seismic Systems International Society (ASSISI)
  Turkish Association for Seismic Isolation (TASI)

INTERESTS:
  Fishing, Shooting, Hunting, Ammunition Reloading, On- and
   Off-Road Motorcycling, Ducati Motorcycles, Playing Guitar