Building Professional Institute Certifications of “Wind Inspection Commercial Buildings, Foundation Inspections Commercial Buildings, and Cold-Formed Steel in Residential & Light Commercial Construction (The Twelfth Annual),” University of Texas at Arlington, Texas – May 26 & 28, 2004.
Construction Research Center Certification of “Residential Roofing, Taking on the System,” University of Texas at Arlington, Texas – April 21, 2004.
“Strategies for Conducting Meaningful Microbial IAQ Investigations” Certification held by The American Indoor Air Quality Council, Phoenix, Arizona – September 12 & 13, 2002.
Building Professional Institute Certifications of “Wind, Drainage, and Re-Roofing Design Requirements for Low-Sloped Roofs, Evaluation and Repair of Residential Foundations, and Design and Construction of Residential Foundations (The Tenth Annual),” University of Texas at Arlington, Texas – 2002.
Certificate of Completion of “Engineered Wood Products in Building Design and Construction,” Hyatt Regency DFW, Dallas, Texas – 1999.
Building Professional Institute Certifications of “Foundations on Expansive Clay Soils and Geotechnical Investigation & Related Lab Tests (The Sixth Annual),” University of Texas at Arlington, Texas – 1998.
Bing Yen Scholarship Award, California State University, Long Beach, 1997.
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Structural Emphasis)
California State University - Long Beach, 1997 Almost 20 years of experience in Forensic & Structural Engineering of Residential & Commercial Buildings & Structures
Areas of Expertise
Forensic engineering including foundation inspection, fire damage evaluation, design error or construction defect analysis, roof damage evaluation, retaining wall damage assessment, vehicular impact damage evaluation, cause & origin, failure investigation, and others.
Analysis and design of structural framing and foundation for new construction, renovation, remodeling, and addition of existing structures.
Special inspections include pre & post-construction phase inspections, framing, foundation, structural observer, city permit, and engineering consultation.
Structural forensic investigations of residential and commercial structures related to damage evaluation and failure analysis of buildings and structures from hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, storm surge windstorms, hail, construction defects, design errors, expansion soils, explosions, flood, water intrusion, mold, vehicular impact, veneer/cladding, wood rot, and plumbing leaks since 1998.
Analysis and design of residential and commercial structures since 1998.
Technical expertise with full range of engineering software knowledge of wood, concrete, masonry, steel, post-tensioned concrete, cold-formed steel, and other materials.
Maintained quality of work to ensure strict adherence to current engineering and industry standards and local building codes.