Structural Engineering Expert 350890 CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have over 30 years 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. I also have experience in Structural Forensic Engineering Projects that includes site inspections/observations, destructive testing, laboratory testing, code analysis, review of as-builts, report writing, and mediations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes matters related to Structural Engineering.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include matters related to Structural, Design, and Project Engineering.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working as an Assistant Site Engineer, Junior Design Engineer, Field Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, Strucutal Consulting Engineer, and the President of a Structural Engineering Company.


Relevant Experiences

Almost every project that I worked on for the past 30 years needed a guardrail design to withstand 20 pounds per lineal foot applied to the top horizontal rail (50 pounds if commercial); or a point load of 200 pounds.

I have also reviewed many projects to establish compliance with the architectural aspects of the guardrail like height and spacing of balustrades.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
M.SStructural EngineeringUniversity of California Los Angeles
B.Sc.Building / Civil EngineeringUniversity of Bath

Licenses Certifications

Registered Civil Engineer in California
Licensed Structural Engineer in California
Licensed Professional Engineer in California

Awards & Affiliation

Structural Engineering Association of San Diego
Prestressed Concrete Institute of America
Woodward Prize for Mathematics (Cheltenham
England)
Sir Basil Spense Award for Outstanding Structural Design (Bath
England)

Primary Affiliation

Structural Engineering Association of San Diego


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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