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consultant , Structural engineer

Jose Antonio Quiñones, Puerto Rican, American structural engineer, consultant.

Background

Quiñones, Jose Antonio was born on June 28, 1939 in Camuy, Puerto Rico. Son of Antonio and Julia (Lopez) Quiñones.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering magna cum laude, University Puerto Rico, 1963. Postgraduate in Marine Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974.

Career

Design engineer, Barrett & Hale, Columbus, Ohio., 1963-1965; associate design engineer, Resident Advisor Bermudez & Associations/P.R. Testing Superior vena cava syndrome, San Juan, 1965-1969; principal partner, Jose A Quiñones, Junior Associations, San Juan, since 1970. Vice president Metro. Soils and Engineering Materials Laboratory, Inc.

Achievements

  • Achievements include construction of longest three hinges arch structure for Dorado Reef in the Caribbean for the Sport Colosseum at Bayamon, largest prefabricated floating caisson structure, Palmas del Mar Marina, Humacao, Puerto Rico, unique three story loading and unloading structure floating in a pontoon, San Juan Bay, Puerto Rico, tallest microwave communication structure in the Caribbean, La Punta Mountain, Jayuya, Puerto Rico, largest regional shopping mall in the Caribbean, Plaza las Americas, hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Civil Engineers (secretary Puerto Rico chapter 1969-1970), National Society of Professional Engineers, American Academy Mechanics, American Concrete Institute, American Society Testing and Materials, American Welding Society, American Water Works Society, American Institute Steel Construction, International Society Soil Mechanics and Foundations, Sociedad Española del Pretensado, Colegio de Ingenieros, Arquitectos y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, Geotechnical Society Puerto Rico (secretary 1970-1977), Puerto Rico Society Professional Engineers, Puerto Rico Society Engineers, Puerto Rico Planning Society, Puerto Rico Geotechnical Society, Puerto Rico Institute Architects, Prestressed Concrete Institute, Interam. Planning Society, New York Academy of Sciences, London Concrete Society, Institute Eduardo Torroja, California Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Dorisoraida Rivera Mathews, July 17, 1965. Children: Antonio, Rafael, Doris Julia, Zoraida.

father:
Antonio Quiñones

mother:
Julia (Lopez) Quiñones

spouse:
Dorisoraida Rivera Mathews

child:
Antonio Quiñones

child:
Zoraida Quiñones

child:
Doris Julia Quiñones

child:
Rafael Quiñones