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S-E-A Assists with Storm Damage Assessments Caused by Hurricane Harvey

August 28, 2017
S-E-A Assists with Storm Damage Assessments Caused by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey caused extreme weather damage and destructive storms on the coastlines of Texas over the weekend, displacing residents and devastating communities as a result.

We are prepared to help.

S-E-A has a long history as an acknowledged leader in investigative engineering and forensic science related to catastrophes such as hurricanes, tornados and hailstorms. Our CAT team of engineers and investigators in our Houston office is ready to handle your damage assessments involving:

  • Civil/Structural Failures and Evaluations
  • Building Systems Damage Evaluations
  • Drone Capabilities
  • Foundation Failure Analyses
  • Mold and Mildew Analyses
  • Roof Damage Assessments
  • Scope of Damage and Repairs/Replacements
  • Water Intrusion/Hydrostatic Pressure Analyses
  • Wind v. Rising Water Damage Determinations

Please contact us at 800.880.7324 for additional information, or submit an assignment on our website. You can also send us a message via email to stormoffice@SEAlimited.com where requests are monitored 24/7.

Learn more about how we can help by reviewing our Storm Damage Analysis & Evaluation Brochure. Our thoughts are with those in Texas facing the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

S-E-A Recognizes Director of IT for Outstanding Community Volunteer Work

July 11, 2017
S-E-A Recognizes Director of IT for Outstanding Community Volunteer Work


Chris Iams, our Director of IT, has spent much of his time over the last 20 years volunteering to train dogs for Canine Companions for Independence® (CCI).

This organization focuses on training service dogs for wounded veterans, children and adults with disabilities, individuals who are mobility or hearing impaired, and others.

Chris indicated that some organizations charge up to $60,000 for a service dog, but he volunteers for CCI because this organization provides them at no cost to those in need. Volunteers at CCI train the canines for two years, and the ones that pass, roughly 40%, are ultimately given away to individuals at the end of the training process. 

One of Chris’s latest graduates, Igor, currently works with no less than 500 children each month and is featured on CCI’s website.

Click here to learn more about Igor and CCI

S-E-A Introduces New Digital Construction Platform

June 23, 2017
S-E-A Introduces New Digital Construction Platform

S-E-A recently launched a platform that takes construction risk management, laser-scanning and modeling capabilities, and data consulting services to the next level: our 360° Digital Construction Platform. 

Utilizing an integrated suite of sophisticated technology and expertise, S-E-A can provide owners, architects, engineers, contractors and insurance carriers with an accurate and detailed record of construction-related information that far exceeds the data collected by conventional methods.

At every key stage of construction, scanning the site with SEA 360° can facilitate proactive identification and evaluation of construction issues with quick and affordable solutions. 

Click here to learn more about the 360° Digital Construction Platform

S-E-A Hosts Make-A-Wish® in Columbus

June 08, 2017
S-E-A Hosts Make-A-Wish® in Columbus

S-E-A had the honor of hosting Make-A-Wish® America on June 6 at the Columbus office, where Josh was granted his wish: a brand new dirt bike.

Josh, a 16-year-old boy with a rare heart condition, grew up working on dirt bikes alongside his father. After he was diagnosed, his wish was to have a dirt bike of his own. S-E-A is proud to support the organization that made Josh’s wish possible, and its mission to help children with cancer.

Click here to view photos of Josh using his new dirt bike at S-E-A, or learn more about Make-A-Wish® here

Librarian Writes Blog about her Visit to S-E-A

May 31, 2017

Betsy Butler, a Columbus librarian and researcher, attended a meeting at S‑E-A on May 23 for the Central Ohio Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology, an organization comprised of librarians and library personnel.

After the meeting, she updated her blog with a well-written entry about her visit to S-E-A: 

“‘Seekers of Truth, Finders of Facts,’ proclaimed a sign in the S-E-A headquarters. What a fitting description for the librarians and engineers who roam Buffalo Parkway on their way to and from work.”

Read the rest of her blog here

S-E-A Launches New Website

May 23, 2017
S-E-A Launches New Website


We are pleased to announce that S-E-A has launched a new version of our external website!

This redesigned format segments our services into three overarching categories: Forensics & Imaging Sciences, Vehicle Testing & Safety, and Consumer Product Testing. We hope this structure will allow our clients to more easily access the information they are seeking.

Click here to view the homepage of our new website

S-E-A Associates Serve as Judges at Student Science and Engineering Fair

April 07, 2017
S-E-A Associates Serve as Judges at Student Science and Engineering Fair

Columbus associates Tom Maull, Mechanical Engineer, and Pat Connor, Research Librarian, assisted in the evaluation of scientific method-based research projects at The Ohio Academy of Science's Buckeye Science and Engineering Fair (BSEF) on April 1. BSEF is a preliminary fair for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for Ohio high school students whose counties currently do not have a way to qualify for Intel ISEF.

As the projects were created and presented by high school students, Maull and Connor expressed how impressed they both were with the professionalism, presentation skills, college-level research and commitment to science of the students at such a young age. “If you closed your eyes, you would have thought you were listening to professional researchers and scientists,” Connor said.

Click here to learn about the competition

S-E-A's VPM featured in Motoryacht Magazine

March 17, 2017

S-E-A’s own Vessel Performance Mapping System (VPM) was recently featured in the February 2017 edition of Power and Motoryacht Magazine. Highlighting the hard work and skilled minds of S-E-A engineers, the article penned by Captain Bill Pike details the VPM's components and describes some potential benefits of using this device to monitor vessel speed, performance, and quality.

 Click here to view the full article

S-E-A's Capabilities and Facilities on Full Display

November 14, 2016

On an afternoon packed with demonstrations and presentations, Columbus Business First was on hand to document S-E-A's 1st Industry Day, and recently featured the event as the lead story in their publication. Click the link below to read Business First's write-up, including pictures of the Durango Flambe, S-E-A's sled and more!

Click here to view the full article

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The video to the right shows aerial footage from an S-E-A drone as the Automated Test Driver performs "Script S-E-A."