Simpson Strong-Tie Is Founding Gold Sponsor of Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society

Simpson Strong-Tie has announced it is the Founding Gold Sponsor of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society. The center works to increase the resilience of communities faced with natural disasters and other global changes by using science to make better-informed decisions about how to mitigate risk.

“I created the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society to get the best science used to create safer communities. This endeavor is successful due to the support of partners who understand the value of science, like Simpson Strong-Tie,” says Dr. Lucy Jones.

“We’re excited about supporting and partnering with the center. Dr. Jones is renowned for her work in scientific research and for her ability to communicate the findings to aid in disaster resilience,” says Jeremy Gilstrap, vice president of engineering with Simpson Strong-Tie. “We’re committed to providing solutions and supporting efforts that help communities build better to improve safety and to recover after a natural disaster strikes.”

The center is developing resilience programs for communities, educational materials for individuals, and tools for local governments to assess their vulnerability to earthquakes.

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