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LAURA JACOBSEN, P.E., NCARB
Engineer/ArchitectLjacobsen@vglabs.com

SPECIALIZATION
  • Fire Protection Analysis
  • Fire and Explosion Analysis
  • Architecture/Construction Defect Analysis
  • Building Code Compliance
  • Fire Code Compliance
EDUCATION
Master of Science, Fire Protection Engineering
Cal Poly State University (2013)
Bachelor of Architecture
Cal Poly State University (2011)
REGISTRATION

Professional Architect, California Number C35676

CERTIFICATIONS

National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) Certificate

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Certificate No. 151829

Engineer in Training (EIT)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Engineer/Architect, Vollmer-Gray Engineering Laboratories, Inc., November 2017 to Present: Fire Protection Analysis, Fire and Explosion Analysis, Architecture/Construction Defect Analysis, Building Code Compliance, Fire Code Compliance.

Fire Protection Engineer, The Boeing Company, February 2015 to October 2017: Fire Code Compliance, Building Code Compliance, Prescriptive and Performance-Based Compliance, Alternate Means and Methods, Fire Protection Design, Design Review and Approval, Fire Protection Analyses, Special Hazard's Analyses, Fire Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation.

Fire Protection Engineer, Engineering Planning & Management, September 2013 to January 2015: Project Lead Diablo Canyon Power Plant transition to NFPA 805. Fire Protection Monitoring Program, Fire Hazard's Analyses, Plant Modifications, Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessment.

Fire Protection Specialist, Tri-En Corporation, February 2012 to July 2013: Nuclear Safety Compliance, Licensing Basis, Systems Training Procedures, Operating Procedures, Fire Protection Calculations.

Systems Designer, Deep Blue Integration, October 2011 to February 2012: Fire Alarm System's Designer, Mass Notification System Designer, Engineering Calculations (Voltage Drop & Battery Calculations), Product Data Sheets, Drawing Details.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), 2013 – Present

National Fire Protection Associations (NFPA), 2013 – Present

NFPA 33 & 34 Committee Member, 2015 – 2017

NFPA 484 Committee Member, 2016 – 2017

International Code Council (ICC), Fire Code Committee Member, 2015 – 2017

PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS

CA Secretary of State Research – Biomass Plants in California, 2012 to 2013

Fire Protection Research Foundation – Guide to Apply Reliability Based Decision Making to ITM

Frequency for Fire Protection Systems and Equipment, 2012