Ian Ling

Sample Projects

  • Clover Park Restrooms
    Managed the design of two new steel canopies and CMU bathroom enclosures for a local public park.
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Cottage Hospital*
    Performed on-site construction administration for a new 4-story hospital treatment tower and nursing pavilion.
    Santa Barbara, California
  • Lennox Middle School*
    Assisted in the design of two new wood framed classroom buildings for a Los Angeles School District campus..
    Inglewood, CA
  • City of Champions Stadium*
    Analyzed and detailed new concrete retaining walls supporting a seismic isolation moat for a new sports stadium.
    Inglewood, CA
  • Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Cath Labs*
    Designed new equipment anchorage and steel framing for the creation of three new catheterization laboratories.
    Santa Rosa, CA
  • San Vicente and Fairfax Mixed-Use*
    Designed elevated concrete podium with two levels of underground parking supporting a new five-story residential and commercial development.
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Universal Studios Hollywood*
    Performed construction administration services for the conversion of an existing steel and concrete sound stage into a new theme park ride attraction.
    Universal City, CA
*Ian worked on these projects during his employment at KPFF

Project Engineer

Ian Ling joined Insight Structural Engineers in 2018 with eight years of structural engineering experience in the Greater Los Angeles area. Ian has a wide range of experience with a broad range of projects in the institutional, entertainment, and public sectors. He has completed successful projects across both Northern and Southern California with notable clients including Universal Studios Hollywood, St. Joseph Health System, the City of Santa Monica, and Cottage Health.

Ian has been involved in all stages of structural design and construction and enjoys interacting with and learning from both clients and contractors. He has worked on both new and existing structures, utilizing his skills in project management, knowledge of structural materials, and construction administration to make sure the job is done right.


  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • University of California, San Diego
    Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering

Professional Registration

  • Civil Engineer, California

Professional Affiliations

  • Structural Engineers Association of California

Relevant Experience

  • Insight Structural Engineers (2018-present)
    Project Engineer
  • KPFF Consulting Engineers (2010-2018)
    Project Engineer

Awards and Honors

  • DBIA Excellence in Teaming: St. Jude Medical Center Northwest Tower, 2015
  • UCSD Provost's Academic Honors, 2008