Keith M. MacBain, Ph.D., P.E.
Principal & Chief Analyst
B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude, Civil Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark NJ
M.Sc., New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark NJ
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark NJ
Keith MacBain began working with Geiger Engineers in 2004. His areas of specialization include structural engineering with emphasis on computational methods in optimization and nonlinear response of structures. He is actively interested in areas of structural optimization, stability, and nonlinear dynamic analysis. Keith became a Principal in the firm in 2013.
Senior Analyst For:
- BC Place Stadium New Retractable Roof, Vancouver, BC
- Siemens Water Technologies' Pneumatic Dome Study
- Madras New Life Celebration Centre, 55,000 seat church, Chennai, India
- Children's Medical Center Tensile Membrane Entrance Canopies, Dallas, TX
- Cirque du Soleil Zed Set Structure, Tokyo, Japan
- Minnesota Zoo Leopard Environment Cablenet Enclosure- Minneapolis, MN
- Carrier Module Outfitting Facility Retractable Roof, Newport News, VA
- Physical Education and Athletic Center, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
- Eminem Concert Temporary Staging at Comerica Park, Detroit, MI
- GM Trade Show Exhibition Structure, Modular touring system.
- 2008 Grammy Awards Production Rigging
- LeReve, Aqua –lifts , Wynn Resort, Las Vegas, NV
- “Little Shop of Horrors” Rigging Evalaution, Virginia Theater, New York, NY
- Metcalf Energy Center – Architectural Screens, San Jose, CA
- nTelos Amphitheater Tensile Membrane Canopy Investigation, Portsmouth, VA
- Sprint Center Arena, Precast Concrete Seating Validation, Kansas City, MO
- Virginia Center Canopy, Reno, NV
- BC Place New Roof Staged Erection Sequence Analyses, Vancouver, BC.
- Structural Optimization, William R. Spillers and Keith M. MacBain, Springer, ISBN 978-0-387-95864-4
- "Exploring the use of Three-Dimensional Dispersion to Damp Building Vibrations,\" MacBain, K., and Spillers, W. R., Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 125, No. 8, March 2004
- "Examples of Stress Hardening and Softening in Three-Dimension Beams,\" MacBain, K., Saadeghvaziri, M. A., and Spillers, W. R., Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 125, No. 8, September 1999
- "Material Properties of Recycled Plastics and Analytical Modeling,\" MacBain, K. and Saadeghvaziri, M. A., Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, ASM International, Vol. 8 (3), June 1999
P.E., New York