Work History

Work History
Dec 1978 - Present

Owner and Principal Structural Engineer

Joshua B. Kardon + Company Structural Engineers
1999 - 2009

Guest Lecturer

UC Berkeley
2006 - 2006

Visiting Lecturer, E36, Engineering Mechanics I - Statics

U.C. Berkeley

Education

Education
1998 - 2003

PhD

University of California, Berkeley

Research and Dissertation topic: The Standard of Care of Structural Engineers

Available by searching for that title at UMI:

http://disexpress.umi.com/dxweb#search

Sep 1996 - Jun 1997

MS

University of California, Berkeley
Sep 1966 - Feb 1971

BS

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sep 1963 - Jun 1966

New Rochelle High School

Bibliography

“Polymer-Modified Concrete: Review.” American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, May, 1997.“The Structural Engineer’s Standard of Care,” Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science, http://temp.onlineethics.org/cases/kardon.html, 1999.“Measuring Structural Engineers’ Understanding of the ‘Standard of Care.’“ American Society of Civil Engineers, Technical Council on Forensic Engineering, 2nd Forensic Engineering Congress, March 19 - 23, 2000, San Juan, Puerto Rico.“Standard of Care.” Chapter 7, Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook, Robert T. Ratay, Editor, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2000.The Standard of Care of Structural Engineers, Dissertation, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Joshua Ben Kardon, Publisher, UMI Dissertation Services, 2003.“Ethical Dilemmas of Technical Forensic Practice,” 3rd Forensic Congress, Technical Council on Forensic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, San Diego, California, October, 2003. With co-authors Robert A. Schroeder, DEng,  and Albert J. Ferrari, PE.“The Concept of ‘Care’ in Engineering.”American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol 19, No. 3, 2005, pp. 256-260.“Determining the Standard of Care of Structural Engineers.” American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineering Institute, 2005 Structures Congress, April 20-24, 2005, New York City, New York.“The Elements of Care in Engineering.” Institution of Civil Engineers, 3rd International Conference on Forensic Engineering, November 10-11, 2005, London, UK.“Validity and Reliability of Forensic Engineering Methods and Processes.” Forensic Engineering, Proceedings of the Fourth Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, October 6-9, 2006, Cleveland, Ohio.“The Responsible Engineer: The Concept of the ‘Engineer of Record.’ ” The Fourth International Conference on Forensic Engineering, December 2-4, 2008, London, UK.“The Role of Judgment and Experience in Engineering: Where Do Failures Come From?” The Fourth International Conference on Forensic Engineering, December 2-4, 2008, London, UK.

"Engineering Ethics and Structural Calculations." Forensic Engineering 2009, Proceedings of the Fifth Congress on Forensic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, November 11-14, 2009, Washington, DC.

"Testifying Regarding the 'Standard of Care'." Forensic Engineering 2009, Proceedings of the Fifth Congress on Forensic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, November 11-14, 2009, Washington, DC.

“Engineering Ethics and Structural Calculations,”  American Society of Civil Engineers, Proceedings of the Fifth Congress on Forensic Engineering, November 10 - 14, 2009, Washington, DC.

“Standard of Care.” Chapter 4, Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook, Robert T. Ratay, Editor, McGraw-Hill, 2nd Edition, New York, 2010.

“Forensic Engineering Ethics and Failures of Infrastructure Facilities.” Proceedings, 34th IABSE Symposium 2010, September 22-24, 2010, Venice, Italy.

“The Standard of Care of Engineering, Taller, Longer, and Lighter.” Proceedings, 35th IABSE Symposium 2011, September 20-23, 2011, London, UK.

Certifications

Certifications

Professional Engineer

California, Colorado

Structural Engineer

California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Hawaii, Washington, Nebraska
Oct 2011 - Present

Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers

ASCE