Senior Engineer
Ahmed Akl - Senior Engineer
Ahmed Akl, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Engineer

775.359.3333
aakl@dis-inc.com

Country of Origin:
Egypt
EDUCATION:
  Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from University of Nevada, Reno
  M.S. in Structural Engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
  B.S. in Civil Engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

EXPERIENCE:
  Design of seismic isolation systems in accordance with AASHTO, and ASCE 7
  Structural analysis and design of several projects in Africa, Middle East, and USA, including commercial
    tourism, healthcare and education facilities
  Computational modeling and finite element analysis of buildings and bridges
  Seismic analysis, evaluation and detailing of structures
    using ASCE 7, ASCE 41, IBC, ACI, AISC, AASHTO and Caltrans Seismic Design Criteria
  Structural forensics investigations, property loss consulting,
    and renewal of several projects including bridges, residential, commercial,
    education, and industrial structures
  Postgraduate experimental, field and analytical studies on
    reinforced concrete structures and prestressed bridges
  Construction supervision of residential and commerical projects in Egypt
  Taught structural analysis, steel and concrete design courses at El Shorouk Academy, Egypt
  Authored and reviewed papers in the structural and bridge engineering

REGISTRATION:
  Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in California (#84452)
  Post-disaster Safety Evaluator, California Emergency Management Agency (#80928)
  Registered Civil Engineer in the Engineers Syndicate of Egypt (#1449/27)

AFFILIATIONS:
  American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  Structural Engineering Association of California (SEAOC)

INTERESTS:
  Soccer, Tennis, Travel, playing with my three children, and watching comedy shows