Omar L. Garza is a partner of Nous Engineering based in Los Angeles. He is a licensed structural engineer with over 12 years of professional experience in the construction Industry, focusing on advanced analysis, earthquake resilience, and seismic evaluation and rehabilitation of existing buildings. He has managed a number of small and large-scale projects within the US and internationally. As adjunct faculty at California Polytechnic State University at Pomona, he taught multiple lecture and studio courses with an emphasis on collaboration between architectural intent and structural performance.
His professional membership includes the following: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC), ASCE 41 - Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structures Associate Member, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), American Concrete Institute. He has also served on the California Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as a Subject Matter Expert for the Standard Setting Committee, 2011 SE Exam, and for the Beta Exam Development, 2014 Surveying Exam.