Darren McKay

Manager, Operations & Planning, ESEC

Darren McKay has ten years of experience in civil/ structural engineering experimentation. Worked in the University of California San Diego (UCSD) labs as an Engineering Aid during undergraduate study.  He has spent time as a Design Engineer working on steel, wood framed, and concrete structures before deciding to come back for a career at the university.  The first 7 years at the University were spent as a Research and Development Engineer.  The last 3 years have been spent serving as the Operation and Planning Manager.  First, with the Powell Labs and recently taking over at the ESEC May of 2017.  McKay has eight years military experience in testing and repairing ordnances.


Lessons Learned: Application to NHERI Experimental Facilities
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – 8:00 am
Attend a Panel Discussion that leads to a Hands-on Exercise facilitated by representatives of the Large Facilities community on the formal lessons learned program developed for the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI).

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