Ben Blanchette

Ben Blanchette, PE

Ben Blanchette, PE, is an experienced geotechnical engineer, with special emphasis on geotechnical seismic design. He has performed seismic hazard evaluation, site/soil response analysis, and probabilistic hazard analysis and provided ground motion recommendations for structural analysis. He is familiar with code-based and performance-based seismic design procedures, especially the ASCE 7-05 and 7-10 seismic building code procedures. Ben is familiar with the recent changes in the state of seismic design practice in Washington.