Stewart Verhulst, M.S., P.E.
Senior Vice President
Executive Technical Director
Mr. Verhulst has evaluated structural systems and components, foundations, material failures, building envelopes, and roofing for hundreds of existing buildings. He has provided solutions for property owners, municipalities, institutions, insurance carriers, attorneys, contractors, and design professionals.
Mr. Verhulst facilitates the development of technical expertise for Nelson’s team, spearheading initiatives for continuing education, training, research, and publication. He is an active member of ASCE’s Forensic Engineering Division, where he is on the Executive Committee and the Committee on Forensic Investigation, and he is a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) through the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC). He enjoys mentoring engineering personnel, helping to guide and develop careers in forensic engineering. Mr. Verhulst has delivered presentations on forensic engineering and related topics to a variety of audiences, including industry professionals and student groups. He has published multiple peer-reviewed papers and is a leading voice in Nelson Forensics’ ongoing technical research efforts.
Mr. Verhulst has provided expert testimony in deposition, arbitration, and trial. He has designed new structures and performed remedial design for existing structures and structural systems.