Michelle Kang, PE, is a Structural Engineer at SSOE Group, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management. She has expertise working on telecommunication towers, mounts, roof-top sites, and other specialty structures for various clients throughout the U.S.
Kang is an Ad Hoc Chair of the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) TR-14 Committee, which is responsible for the ANSI/EIA/TIA-222, Structural Steel Standards for Steel Antenna Towers and Supporting Structures standard. Recently, she has worked with leading industry engineers to develop what has become a new chapter in the TIA-222-H Standard, outlining mount analysis requirements. In addition, she is currently leading a group in the development of a Technical Bulletin for mount classification and design.
Kang has co-authored two articles with fellow engineer Lemmy Recinos in Above Ground Level Magazine (AGL), the first titled “How to Analyze Antenna Mounts to Avoid Costly Consequences” and just recently, “Mount Analysis Case Study: Why Small Modeling Changes Make a Big Difference”. Kang is a licensed structural engineer in six states and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Science in Engineering degree from Purdue University. She can be reached at 615.309.1397 or MKang@ssoe.com.