Erleen Hatfield: Physics of Long-Span Structures

5:30–6:30 pm Online

Physics & Contemporary Architecture Guest Lecture Series Spring ‘21 

The University of Chicago Physics Profs. Sid Nagel and Heinrich Jaeger invite the public to the 8 lectures of the course PHSC11800 Physics & Contemporary Architecture, featuring a top flight of architects and structural engineers discussing contemporary structures and their relationship to physics. All lectures take place on Thursdays at 5:30pm CST and will be presented online as live video conferences. View for more information and to register.

Erleen Hatfield (Hatfield Group)

Erleen Hatfield is the Managing Partner of the Hatfield Group. She has over 25 years of experience in the design of complex structures worldwide. She is both a licensed engineer and architect with a deep appreciation of the value of design and technical excellence. Her open-minded approach to design enables clients to explore options to find the best fit for their project. Erleen brings an extensive understanding of the evolving state of industry research and building codes, sitting on code committees and engineering research non-profits boards. Her experience includes over 12 years at Thornton Tomasetti engineers and 10 years as a Partner at Buro Happold. She has taught Systems Integration courses at the Yale School of Architecture with Martin Finio for over 15 years. She speaks frequently on innovation in architecture and structural engineering. 

Event Type

Broad Audience, Lectures

Apr 15