CSU Monterey Bay Academic III

A new 49,000 sf Academic III building brings together the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences on the CSU Monerey Bay campus.

Amelia Lin

As a BIM Coordinator at Forell | Elsesser, Amelia develops models and documentation for a range of projects throughout the firm.  With a background in architecture, she interfaces her technical expertise with her design sensibility to find solutions that are both elegant and efficient.  Her knowledge in the industry and proficiency in various design and modeling programs enable her to contribute to projects at any phase of design or construction.  She brings experience working on high-end residential, hospitality, and educational facilities from architecture firms in Los Angeles and New York.  Amelia received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Southern California.

Outside the office, she can be found playing the piano, discovering new hiking trails, and practicing calligraphy.


Lindsey Koenig

As an Engineer at  Forell | Elsesser, Lindsey brings a technical and analytical portfolio with a diverse range of projects varying in material, type of construction, and geographic location.  She has aided both in design collaboration, as well as construction administration phases and enjoys working with clients to achieve a desirable structure that is both simplistic and creative, as well as cost-effective. Additionally, Lindsey has aided in the forensic analysis and remedial efforts of existing structures and values the educational aspects of restoring and preserving historical structures.

Lindsey’s expansive knowledge in modeling three-dimensional structures both in Revit, as well as structural analysis software, has utilized the advanced capabilities of sharing real-time building information models for cross-discipline collaboration efforts.  She is also a gifted writer and looks to further business development aspects with the firm.

Lindsey received her Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, College Station, and her Master’s degree from Stanford University.

Apart from Engineering, Lindsey enjoys fashion design, contemporary dance, swimming, and yoga.

Professional Associations

  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC)

Rachel Cohen

As a Structural Engineer, Rachel works on a diverse range of new design and retrofit projects.  A native New Yorker, Rachel holds a strong appreciation for the role that structures play in our every day lives, and is passionate about creating engineering solutions that integrate well with architectural goals.

Rachel received her Bachelor’s degree from Brown University and her Master’s degree from UC Berkeley.  During her undergraduate career, Rachel conducted research for the Network for Earthquake Engineering (NEES), using finite element simulations to investigate non-destructive evaluation techniques for highway structures.  This experience sparked her interest in both analysis and earthquake-resilient design.

Outside of the office, Rachel enjoys tap dancing, cooking with ingredients from all of San Francisco’s farmers’ markets, and attending concerts and festivals.

Professional Associations

  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC)