Solid Rock Structural Solutions, Inc.

1501 Quail Street, Ste 150 | Newport Beach, CA 92660 | 949.418.6722

Roger Paul Young, SE


Roger Paul Young, SE

Roger has a total of thirty-eight years of experience as a structural engineer and has a wide base of experience and knowledge. He is known for his creative solutions, innovative designs and out-of-the-box thinking. He has designed many essential facilities and projects that require sophisticated structural engineering analysis and design and considerable client/user coordination and communications. He has been actively involved in the application of seismic base isolation to practical building designs including passive energy dissipation systems. He has also published technical papers on seismic base isolation in a number of engineering journals.

Out of the office you will find Roger hiking the scenic hillsides of Trabuco Canyon, on the golf course or being the neighborhood grill-master.


M.S. Structural Engineering
University of Washington

B.S. Maritime Systems Engineering
Texas A & M University


Structural Engineer – CA, NV
Professional Engineer – CA, HI, NM, NJ, MA, MS, NV, NM, SC, TX, VA

Professional Affiliation

SEAOSC Passive Energy Dissipation Subcommittee Past Member
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC)
ASCE Task Committee on Seismic Isolation (Past Member)
ASCE Standards Committee on Testing of Seismic Isolation Devices (Past Member)

Notable Healthcare Projects

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Replacement Project, Colton, CA
Torrance Memorial Medical Center – Lundquist Tower, Torrance, CA
Henry Mayo Newhall Medical Complex, Valencia, CA
PIH Health Hospital, Downey, CA
Riverside County Medical Office Building, Moreno Valley, CA
Scripps Memorial Hospital – Scripps Cardiovascular Institute MOB, La Jolla, CA
Kaiser Antelope Valley Specialty Medical Office Building, Lancaster, CA
West Downtown MOB, Los Angeles, CA

Notable Seismic Evaluations & Peer Reviews Projects

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, North Tower Peer Review, Newport Beach, CA
Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance, CA
     SPC-2 Upgrade of the 1968 Original Hospital Building
     (Nonlinear Analysis)
Jumpman, Los Angeles, CA*
     Seismic Retrofit and Renovation
LAWA Parking Structure Lot F, Los Angeles, CA
     Conceptual Seismic Upgrades
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Valencia, CA*
     Main Hospital Moment Frame Repair
     Building E Earthquake Damage Repair
SCE Hinson Substation, Seismic Peer Review
SCE San Miguel Substation Building, Seismic Evaluation
SCE Lighthipe Substation Building, Seismic Evaluation*
SCE Eagle Rock Substation Building, Seismic Evaluation*

Notable Commercial Projects

Flight Office Complex, Tustin, CA*
Boardwalk, Irvine, CA*
The River, Rancho Mirage, CA*
Howard Hughes Entertainment Center*

Notable Entertainment Projects

Chapman University Marion Knott Studios, Orange, CA*
Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana, CA*
Warner Bros. Feature Animation, – Glendale, CA*
New England Capital Studio, Devens, MA*
Celtic Media Studios, Baton Rouge, LA*

Notable Civic Projects

LACDC Alhambra Office Building, Alhambra, CA
Port of Los Angeles – Police Headquarters Facility and Parking Structure, San Pedro, CA
Riverside County Law Building, Indio, CA