Veteran design engineer expands HKA’s rising workforce of forensic engineering consultants.
World consultancy HKA has introduced that Hatem Bedair has…
Dr. Bedair has greater than 25 years of expertise directing and supervising the work of structural design engineers and engineering technicians and reviewing all structural design, fabrication, and erection procedures assigned to design groups. He has additionally been answerable for undertaking administration, preparation of undertaking proposals, contract negotiations, and coordination of the bidding course of for initiatives all through america and Egypt.
Dr. Bedair has in depth expertise within the structural evaluation and design of bridges and has served because the undertaking engineer for quite a few bridge development, widening and rehabilitation initiatives. He has overseen the restore of a number of structurally poor bridges. Dr. Bedair’s expertise contains linear and nonlinear finite factor evaluation, seismic evaluation, earthquake-resistant design, friction-damping methods, basis design, soil-structure interplay and structural design optimization.
At HKA, Dr. Bedair will lead the evaluation of freeway and bridge design and development points and alleged deficiencies, develop professional opinions on the components that led to a deficiency or failure, and establish the events accountable. He can even lead the event of forensic engineering studies that summarize the information, present analyses and exams carried out, and current professional findings and opinions.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Dr. Bedair to HKA as we proceed to increase our Forensic Engineering observe throughout the Americas,” stated Michael Griffin, HKA Associate and Forensic Technical Companies Lead. “Dr. Bedair’s many years of expertise engaged on difficult engineering initiatives make him a welcome addition to our workforce to supply the forensic experience required to research and resolve disputes and to anticipate and mitigate threat.” Earlier than becoming a member of HKA, Dr. Bedair was answerable for reviewing the design, supervising the development, and serving as the purpose of contact with the contractor, marketing consultant, and proprietor for 2 stadiums within the New Administrative Capital of Egypt and has years of expertise at different corporations in administration or supervisory roles. Dr. Bedair earned a Ph.D. and an MASc in Structural Engineering from Concordia College in Montréal and his BS in Civil Engineering from Helwan College in Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Bedair is a licensed skilled engineer and holds quite a few licenses in america and Canada.