Rick Edelson, P.E.
Edelson Consulting Group LLC
Eric “Rick” Edelson, P.E., joined Tadjer-Cohen-Edelson Associates, then known as Tadjer Cohen Associates, in 1968 through Drexel University's cooperative engineering work/study program and was a Principal of the firm until his retirement in January 2014. He is now with Edelson Consulting Group LLC. Rick has specialized in forensic analysis of buildings and building envelopes including residential projects, industrial, commercial and educational buildings, hotels, apartment and office buildings of structural steel, reinforced concrete, pre-stressed and post tensioned concrete, and wood for over thirty years. After participating in Vision 2020 creating the “roadmap” for the repair industry, Rick served as the Chair of ACI 562, Chapter 7 Structural Repair during the creation of the first edition of the ACI 562 Code. He remains an active member of the ACI 562 Committee and also served as Chair of ICRI Committee 150 and on the task group that created the “Guide to the Use of the ACI 562”. Rick is the Past-Chair of the ICRI Technical Activities Committee; the past Chairman of ACI 562, Chapter 7 Structural Repair; currently serves on the ACI 562 Committee and ICRI Technical Activities Committee and is one of the newly appointed ICRI Secretariats. His is also a former Chairman of the Structural Committee for the Building Code of the District of Columbia. Rick received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University, is a registered PE in numerous states and has been an active member of ICRI and ACI.