Philip S. Hashimoto, P.E., F.ASCE, a senior principal with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Hashimoto has devoted essentially his entire 40-year professional career to ensuring public safety through the seismic assessment of commercial nuclear power plants (NPPs) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear facilities that were constructed well before the advent of modern seismic design criteria. He has performed seismic evaluations of numerous NPPs in the United States and other countries. In particular, he has been extensively engaged in seismic probabilistic risk assessment of NPPs for earthquakes
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