Belinda Li PE

Sample Projects

  • Lincoln Property Company
    New 18,700 square foot steel frame building, with exposed steel framing and cantilevered steel stairs
    Los Angeles, California
  • Omninet Capital, LLC
    Seismic evaluation and seismic upgrade to meet current state standards for seismic performance
    Commerce, California
  • Green Dinosaur
    Tenant improvement including supports for new interior glass walls with clerestory windows
    Culver City, California
  • Keslow Camera
    Seismic retrofit & tenant improvement
    Culver City, California
  • Rusnak Mercedes Benz
    New 300,000 sf dealership with circular glass showroom, service bays, parts department and parking
    Arcadia, California
  • Rusnak Porsche
    New mezzanine and truss strengthening
    Pasadena, California
  • Rusnak Jaguar & Land Rover
    Showroom addition and steel framed canopy
    Anaheim Hills, California
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank
    Evaluate and strengthen existing structural systems
    Various locations, California
  • LA Center Studios
    Column removal for open floor plan, strengthen existing concrete beams, design new steel trusses
    Los Angeles, California

Design Engineer

Belinda Li joined Insight Structural Engineers in 2013 after obtaining her Masters of Science degree from the University of California at Berkeley and gaining experience at structural engineering and an architecture firm in the San Francisco Bay Area.

During her college career, Belinda focused her curriculum to include a broad range of courses from architecture, structural engineering, and construction management with the principle that early and continued cooperation among professionals in the AEC industry can lead to new innovations and unique design solutions. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (both degrees) in 4 years.

Belinda has experience with BIM software, including Revit and Rhino, and she has recently provided structural services for several buildings in the Los Angeles area.


  • University of California, Berkeley
    Master of Science in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials
    Management of Technology Certificate
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
    Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

Professional Registration

  • Civil Engineer, California

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • Structural Engineers Association of California
  • US Green Building Council

Relevant Experience

  • Insight Structural Engineers (2013-present)
    Design Engineer
  • STV - Formerly VBN Architects (2010-2011)

Awards and Honors

  • UC Berkeley CEE Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, 2012-2013
  • UC Berkeley Lee F. Fallman Scholarship, 2011
  • UC Berkeley Kenneth Kurtzman Memorial Scholarship, 2011
  • UC Berkeley Alumni Leadership Award, 2007-2011
  • Simpson Strong-Tie Co,. Inc. Structural Engineering/Architecture Scholarship, 2010