Melissa Tupper – P.E. – Principal, FPE
Ms. Tupper is a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Indiana.
Prior to joining RTM Consultants, Inc. in 2004, Ms. Tupper was a full time student at Purdue University West Lafayette. She also had a summer internship for the City of Indianapolis with the Department of Public Works, Engineering Division. This experience introduced her to the responsibilities and expectations of an engineer and enabled her to work on various projects taking place in the city.
Ms. Tupper’s project experience includes code and plan review for multi-family residences, historic buildings, churches, commercial buildings, schools, high-rise buildings, detention and correctional facilities, health care facilities and has conducted surveys of hospitals, nursing homes, etc. for compliance with the life safety code. She conducts construction inspections, works on variance requests, and Chapter 34, Section 10 and Rule 13 conversions. Ms. Tupper has worked on projects throughout Indiana as well as in Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, West Virginia, Michigan, Arizona, New Jersey, and Connecticut.