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Expert in Construction Disputes in Residential & Commercial Projects

Expert ID: 735510 Virginia, USA

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Summary of Qualifications:
• 40 years of experience in construction industry in commercial and residential projects including:
- 40 years construction management of commercial and residential projects.
- 10 years Construction Expert Witness
- 10 years of teaching experience in George Mason University, DeVry University and NVCC
- 15 years of mediation and conflict resolution

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Fairfax

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2013 Degree: PhD Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering Subject: Project Management Institution: George Mason University, Fairfax Virginia
Year: 1982 Degree: Master Degree in Civil Engineering Subject: Structure Engineering Institution: City College of New York
Year: 1977 Degree: Bachelor in Civil Engineering Subject: General Civil Engineering Institution: Cairo University, Egypt

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Adjunct Professor Department: Responsibilities: • Management Information Systems (MIS)
• Making Sustainability Work
• Global Outsourcing
Years: 2009 to 2015 Employer: George Mason University Title: Graduate Teacher Assistant Department: Responsibilities: • Computer lab for Civil 3D AutoCAD for undergraduate students
• Reinforced Concrete Design
• Strength of Material
• Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: • Construction Expert Witness in Owners/General Contractors disputes.
• Owner’s Representative in large projects.
• Engineering design, County Permits, Planning and managing construction activities of
commercial and residential projects.
• New Construction and Remodeling of residential homes.
Years: 2006 to 2011 Employer: Northern Virginia Community College Title: Adjunct Professor Department: Responsibilities: • Engineering Economics
• Introduction to Engineering
• Structure for Architects
Years: 1995 to 2006 Employer: Tristate Development Title: President/CEO Department: Responsibilities: Leading the company in feasibility studies, analysis, management, design and construction of many projects including:
o United Central Back: 6,000 SF Bank office & teller spaces and received achievement award from bank owners.
o SLM Concrete Building: 16,500 SF of mixed use Office Building and Auto shop.
o Heron Pointe Subdivision: Single Family Home subdivision, which included the construction of several luxury residential homes on a lake property.
o Haymarket Residential Properties – Completed the construction of two residential homes in Haymarket, VA (including architectural design, site development, and construction of approximately 7,500 and 10,000 SF single-family homes.
o Pegg Run Townhouse Subdivision: 37 Townhouse Subdivision
o Patuxent Park West – Planned Urban Development (PUD) of 173 units of mixed use of single-family homes, Townhomes and Apartments.
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Construction Expert Witness in Residential & Commercial Projects. Managing projects from engineering design, county permits, site work, and construction. Project Feasibility Studies, analysis, and management.
Years: 1992 to 1995 Employer: Universal Development Title: Division Manager Department: Responsibilities: Duties include Land acquisition, feasibility studies, engineering design and analysis, land development and construction.
o Hunters Point Subdivision, Indian Head Highway, MD – Design and development of a 59 single family home subdivision in Prince George’s Count on a 37.86 acre land parcel.
o Hunters Brooke Subdivision, Charles County, MD – Completed preliminary engineering design and obtained county approval for a 319 mixed unit subdivision on a 200 acre land parcel.
o Accokeek Landing East, Prince George’s County, MD – Prepared all engineering and obtained county permits for the development of the subdivision on a 30 acre land parcel.
o Water’s Edge – Prepared a feasibility study and cash flow analysis for 249 units, which led to the purchase, development, construction, and sale of the property.
Years: 1986 to 1992 Employer: BMI Development & Construction Title: Regional Manager Department: Responsibilities: Managed all the engineering, design, development and construction phases including: bid process, project
schedule, project cost, quality control, and customer satisfaction for several projects including:
o Barnaby Knolls, PG County, MD – 57 single family Home Subdivision
o Landova Heights, PG County, MD – 23 single family Subdivision
o Marlboro Meadows, PG County, MD – 25 single family Subdivision
o Windbrook Subdivision, PG County, MD – 24 single family Subdivision
o Meridian Village, Indianapolis, IA – 52 duplex homes Development (PUD)
Years: 1985 to 1987 Employer: LeRoy Callendar, P.C. Consulting Title: Structure Engineer Department: Responsibilities: • Conducted structural analysis and design of reinforced concrete and steel structures, design and detailing of various types of bridges and appurtenant structures.
• Structure analysis and design of different buildings and hospitals.
• Structure analysis and design of retaining walls.
Years: 1983 to 1985 Employer: Frederic R. Harris Title: Structure Engineer Department: Responsibilities: • Design and analysis for the widening of three miles of the Garden State Parkway, which included the construction of three new steel bridges and one new reinforced concrete bridge.
• Structure design and analysis of foundation, piers, bridge, abutments, and bridge superstructures.
• Reviewed all shop drawings and maintained project within budget, time, and high quality.
Years: 1980 to 1983 Employer: Joseph R. Loring & Association Title: Structural Engineer Department: Responsibilities: • Performed investigations, studies, and analyses of all structural aspects at design and construction stages including preliminary design, estimates, specifications, and cost estimates for various types of bridges.
• Performed studies for the structural integrity of the Outerbridge Crossing for the Port Authority of New York.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
• American Society of Civil Engineers “ASCE”
• Lean Construction Institute “LCI”
• Project Management Institute “PMI”
• Virginia Mediation Network
Licenses / Certifications
Licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Virginia and Texas. Class "A" Contractor in the state of Virginia and District of Columbia (Washington DC). VA Licensed Mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia (J & Expertand GDR)

Fields of Expertise

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