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Alumna Macy Spears (MSCE ’23) to Join Tharpe Engineering Group

Tharpe Engineering Group has announced the hiring of Macy Spears, as Structural Design Engineer. In her position, Spears will prepare design calculations and construction documents for building projects ranging from significant historic preservation efforts to large-scale commercial developments.

Originally from Augusta, Georgia, Spears will graduate from Georgia Southern University this fall with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering. She received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Georgia Southern in 2021. During her studies, Spears served as a research and teaching assistant in the College of Engineering. In that role, she worked with the Georgia Department of Transportation to evaluate and implement ASTM standards. She has also published work in the Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance and in the 6th International New York Conference on Evolving Trends in Interdisciplinary Research and Practices.

“We are happy to be expanding the Tharpe team, especially with such promising talent,” says Cody Tharpe, principal of Tharpe Engineering Group. “Macy brings a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of structural analysis and design and is eager to make an impact with those skills. Having completed the entirety of her education here, she also brings an understanding and appreciation of the unique engineering challenges found in the Coastal Empire. She will undoubtedly be a great asset to our firm and to the community.”

Tharpe Engineering Group is an award-winning Structural Engineering firm based in Savannah, Georgia specializing in commercial, hospitality, institutional, industrial, and historic preservation projects throughout the East Coast.

Reprinted from retrieved 8/29/2023 with permission.


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