Tomik is a registered Professional Engineer in California and a member of American Society of Civil Engineers. He has been practicing in multiple aspects of civil engineering including structural and foundation engineering for more than 10 years. Tomik's experience includes design of wood, masonry, steel and concrete structures, foundation design for structures on difficult soils and seismic retrofit of existing structures. Before STEN, he has worked as engineer in several prominent corporations on challenging projects including petrochemical complexes and high rise structures in Middle East, hillside and residential projects in Los Angeles and seismic retrofit of existing residential, educational and healthcare buildings in California.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Civil-Structural Engineering, a Master's degree in Structural Engineering and a second Master's degree in Soils and Foundation Engineering.
His main research subjects are new techniques for optimal seismic design of structures, seismic behavior of special-shaped structures and soil-structure interaction during earthquakes. He also has several research publications on soil mechanics and foundation engineering.