Solmaz Jumakuliyeva, E.I.T.
After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Princeton University, Solmaz Jumakuliyeva obtained her Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering from UC Berkeley. Solmaz, who usually goes by Sol, is especially interested in seismic-resistant design and post-earthquake community resilience. At Estructure, Sol assists with seismic evaluations of existing buildings using various methodologies and designs seismic restraint and anchorage of non-structural components in laboratories, healthcare and residential facilities, among many others. Outside of the office, she spends her time teaching pre-school children basic principles of engineering through hands-on activities at a Transitional Kindergarten, as well as volunteering for HelpBerkeley.Org, which assists Albany/Berkeley residents affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.