Game Changer: Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility at UTSA

IES is proud to announce our collaboration with Shah Smith & Associates, Alamo Architects, TreanorHL, and Turner Construction on the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility. The 15,000 SF facility is the largest institutional project, fully managed in-house, in UTSA history. The building will be significant in many ways. Due […]

Intelligent Engineering Services now open in Dallas

Dallas Announcement!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of our newest satellite office in Dallas, TX. Over the years, IES has undertaken many projects throughout North Texas, so it was inevitable that we would make Dallas part of the IES family. Our new office is located at 13355 Noel Road, Suite 1100, Dallas, […]

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How IES Helped San Antonio Students Get to College

IES has a reputation of reliability, innovation, and responsiveness with all clients, but we couldn’t have built this reputation without the hard work that was put into our higher education projects. These projects, which include academic structures, performing arts structures, and more, make up a large portion of our portfolio. We are proud to have […]

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The Evolution of the Humble Parking Garage

In the past, parking structures didn’t usually elicit excitement among designers and were not thought of as avenues for inspiring design and modern technology. The focus seemed to be purely on functionality rather then how the structure enhanced the overall aesthetic or the user’s experience when visiting a location. Now, however, more and more thought […]

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Engineer Spotlight: Leaving a Legacy Through Engineering

  Meet Jizella San Andres, an Engineer-In-Training for Intelligent Engineering Services (IES). An Engineer-In-Training is a graduate of an engineering program and has passed the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) examination. But in Jizella’s situation, she took and passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, granting her an FE. We asked Jizella […]

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Leader Spotlight: Justice W. Edge, PE

In the 18 years that Justice Edge has worked with IES, he has risen through the ranks, from Project Engineer to Principal, and today serves as a Partner, one of the three engineering executives who lead the firm. Justice has extensive experience in structural design, cost estimating, building evaluation reports, feasibility studies, specification writing, construction […]

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Does your building work for you? Consider Facility Assessment.

IES conducts investigation and evaluation services associated with both existing buildings and new structures. We meet the needs of property owners and managers, developers, public institutions, contractors and prospective buyers. Our Facility Assessment services include change of use in occupancy, verification of structural integrity, re-adaptation of existing facilities and upgrades to existing mechanical systems. Often […]

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Case Study: Kyle Field Renovations

On college campuses across the country, December marks the end of the fall semester and the end of another season of college football. At Texas A&M University, December also means the end of another successful season of Aggie football, and the second season in the newly renovated Kyle Field. The renovation of Kyle Field, completed […]

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IES Continues Successful Collaboration with UT System

Our team at IES is proud to have commenced work with two great architectural firms, Alamo Architects and Treanor HL, for the new Engineering & Science Building on The University of Texas at San Antonio campus. We will be providing structural engineering services for this new building, which will help fulfill UTSA’s vision of providing […]


Halloween Projects for Little Engineers

Need some ideas for fun and educational activities to do with your children this Halloween? Here are a few that are perfect for the child that expresses interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. Ghost Dance: Give your children a lesson in static electricity with this spooky ghost experiment. Have your kids cut […]


IES Project Spotlight: UTRGV School of Medicine

UTHSC SOUTH TEXAS MEDICAL ACADEMIC BUILDING, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY IES is proud to announce our latest project for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: Phase I of the UTRGV School of Medicine. IES led both structural and civil engineering for the Medical Academic Building and Auditorium comprising a combined 88,000 […]

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Beyond Structural Design: Environmental Psychology

The shape of the room you are in. The height of the ceiling. The lighting fixtures in your office. Whether or not your office window’s open. The width of the corridors. All of those design elements affect how comfortable you feel in a building and how productive you can be in an office space or […]

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The Benefits of an Engineering Degree

An engineering degree can sound like a daunting career choice: long hours of study, difficult courses and a rigorous academic schedule. The light at the end of the tunnel is a rewarding career of helping your community and building a better, safer, and more productive world. Here are some of the benefits of majoring in […]

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Encouraging STEM for Kids

If your child loves science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM for short – then you may have a future engineer on your hands. With kids getting ready to go back to school, you still have time to reinforce and foster child’s love of STEM at home. Here are a few ways to keep your […]

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Engineering Terminology: Sustainable Design

It’s no secret that not all building projects have the environment in mind. Sustainable Design aims to bridge the gap between effective architectural design and thoughtful consideration of the environment. Sustainable Design is not just concerned with strategic building location, but also about the final project’s consumption of resources like energy and water and the […]

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