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Expert in Structural Engineering; Concrete; Steel; Masonry; Wood; Seismid Design; Code Evaluation

Expert ID: 730375 California, USA

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Expert has over 30 years of hands-on experience in structures : what there are built from; how they are built; how they are designed; how they are maintained; and how they behave.

In 1982 Expert graduated from bath University (England) with honours after completing a thesis on Progressive Collapse Of Buildings.

In 1984, Expert did a Master Degree program at UCLA (Los Angeles) and took highly advanced structural courses such as Advanced concrete design, advanced steel design and theory of plates and shells.

Over 30 years of experience in structural engineering design and construction management of building and non-building structures utilizing steel, reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete, pre-tensioned concrete, pre-cast pre-stressed concrete, masonry and wood.
Supervised and managed teams of architects engineers on Multi-million dollar projects.
Familiar with : International Building Code (IBC); American Institute of Steel Constructors (AISC); American Concrete Institute (ACI); Earthquake/Seismic inspections and designs.
Fluent in computer applications : AutoCAD, Risa, Enercalc, Ram, Etabs, Microsoft Office (Word, Power point, Excel)

during the 30 years of experience, Expert served numerous times as an Expert Witness in construction defects cases.

Help organization reinforce spread footings, frames, doors, ect.
Help medical office building in design and building.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: B.Sc. with Honours Subject: Civil/ Structural Engineering Institution: Bath University
Year: 1984 Degree: M.S. Subject: Structural Engineering Institution: UCLA

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to 2012 Employer: Pasons / US Navy NAVFAC SW Title: Structural Design Manager Department: Structural Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1990 to 2012 Employer: A-Zed Structural Engineers Title: Principal Department: Design Responsibilities:
Years: 1989 to 1990 Employer: Buss Silver Hughes & Assoc Architects Engineers Title: Senior Structural Engineer Department: Structural Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1984 to 1989 Employer: Flores Consulting Engineers Title: Structural Project Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1982 to 1983 Employer: Hamad Bin Khaled Contracting Title: Construction Manager / Site Engineer Department: Construction Management Responsibilities:
Years: 1981 to 1981 Employer: Anthony Hunt Structural Engineers Title: Structural Engineer Intern Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1980 to 1980 Employer: Sir Alfred McAlpine Contractors Title: Field Engineer - Intern Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
- Member of Structural Engineering Assoc of California
- Member of American Society of civil engineers
Licenses / Certifications
- Licensed Structural Engineer in California
- Licensed Civil Engineer in California
- licensed professional Engineer in Florida
Awards / Recognition

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Served as an expert witness on numerous construction defects cases in California.
Training / Seminars
Attended numerous seminars on structural engineering design and practice.

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