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In The Spotlight: Matthew D. Oestrike, M.S., P.E.

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Matthew D. Oestrike, M.S., P.E.
Matthew D. Oestrike, M.S., P.E. is a Structural Engineer with over twenty-one years of experience in design, project engineering, forensic engineering and construction administration. His areas of expertise include the investigation and assessment of structures and equipment that have sustained damage from various perils. Matthew is a contributing author to the ASCE publication "Engineering Investigations of Hurricane Damage: Wind versus Water." He received a B.S. in Architectural/Environmental Design and a B.S. in Mathematics from Bowling Green State University. Matthew received a M.S. in Architectural Engineering (Structural Engineering) from The University of Texas at Austin. Matthew is licensed to work in 23 states.