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COMPUTER Skills

Programming

Systems Drawing Word-processing Spreadsheets Engineering

Extensive knowledge with products shown below

VISTA, XP, Internet, DOS Autocad, Corel Draw, and Paintbrush

Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel

PLAXIS,

GROUPV7,

RIDO,

TALREN,

SNAILZ,

SODA,

PRIMAVERA, (+list below) Any software is welcome …

Developed Software

LATWAK TRENCH 1.0 WELPLAN GRAN SLABON 1.0 MBDH

Dynamic simulation and stiffness of laterally loaded piles Design of braced excavations Planning of horizontal and directional Drilling for deep wells Design of Ground Anchors Design of Prestressed Slab-on-Grade foundations Macros Excel for designing structural and geotechnical elements

PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS

Aug- 08

June 07

Sept. 05

April 03

Apr 02

Mar 02

Feb 02

Jul 00

Jun 96

May 94

Jan 95

Sep 93

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    “Design, Installation & Performance of the Anchored Peripheral Basement

Walls during the Implosion of the Hilton Hotel”, Sixth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Arlington, VA, USA, August 11-16, 2008

  • -

    “How the ‘Bireh’ Landslide Quit Moving”, technical paper, ASCE Special

Publication, First North American Landslide Conference, Vail, Colorado, USA, June 3-8, 2007

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    “Micropiling in Karstic Rock: New CMFF Foundation Solution Applied at

the Sanita Factory”, technical paper, ASCE Special Publication, Tenth Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impact of Karst TM, San Antonio, Sept. 24-28, 2005

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    “Improving Safety in Rock Engineering by Avoiding Common Mistakes”,

paper, Al Mouhandess, the official semestrial magazine of the Lebanese Order of Engineers, Beirut, Lebanon

  • -

    “ISST: In-Situ Shear Test for Soil Investigations”, technical paper, JLG

Journee Libanaise de Geotechnique, Lebanese Univ., Roumieh, May 8, 2002

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    “Structural Evaluation and Strengthening Strategy for a Reinforced

Concrete Commercial/Residential Complex in Northern Beirut”, Proceedings of the RTST 2002 Int’l Conference, Leb.Amer.Univ, March 4-6, 2002, Beirut, Lebanon

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    “Defects and Length Predictions by NDT Methods for 9 Bored Piles”,

technical paper, ASCE Special Publication: International Deep Foundations Congress, Orlando , Feb 2002

  • -

    “Static Capacity Prediction by Dynamic Methods for Three Bored Piles”,

technical paper, ASCE Geotechnical Journal, Jul 2000

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    "LATWAK: A Test to Predict the Lateral Stiffness of Piles", a technical

paper, ASCE Geotechnical Journal, June 1996.

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    "LATWAK: An Impact Test to Predict the Lateral Static Stiffness of Piles",

Ph.D. Dissertation, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University.

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    "WAK Tests On Five Full-Scale Footings in Sand", Research Report, Civil

Engineering, Texas A&M University.

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    "LATWAK, User's Manual" Computer Program Manual, Civil

Aug 93

Engineering, Texas A&M University.

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    "TRENCH-1.0-, User's Manual" Computer Program Manual, 2

Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University

nd

Edition,

Aug 91

May 91

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    "Dynamic and Static Testing of Nine Drilled Shafts at Texas A&M

University, Riverside Campus", Research Report, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University and TRB January 1992.

  • -

    "Design of Trench Supports", M.Sc. Thesis, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M

University.

ACTIVITIES

Sports (soccer, skiing,..), Outdoors (Boating, Paragliding, Rappelling, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking), Computer Programming, Reading, … listening to Soft music & classic Rock

Date of Birth

July 1965

Nationality

Lebanese & US Green Card candidate

M.Status

Married since 1993 to Hala (M.Sc. Elect.Engr), Owner & president of EPE Consulting in Texas USA -www.epeconsulting.com- & raising 2 Beautiful kids: Ronald (96) and Christina (98).

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