As a forensic, structural, and civil engineer and expert consultant with over three decades of experience, Casey Hemmatyar has provided extensive services for defendants and plaintiff attorneys on construction litigation matters in single and class-action lawsuits at both the State and Federal levels. His understanding of core legal concepts has enabled him to effectively assist his attorney clients. He brings diversified experience in structural and civil engineering design, and in forensic engineering, investigation, and evaluation. Mr. Hemmatyar also conducts research and has assisted in development of building codes and standards, and has supervised construction of domestic and international projects. His experience includes specialized structures, and new buildings as well as modifications, alterations, seismic/hurricane retrofits and upgrades to existing structures. He has provided failure analysis, expert consultation, structural forensic investigation, and damage assessment services for many litigation and insurance related matters. He actively presents continuing education lectures to audiences of engineers, architects and contractors on topics of structural and forensic engineering throughout the United States. Mr. Hemmatyar has been the principal structural engineer on projects for clients such as NASA and several other high-profile agencies. Currently he directs PSFEG, and has served as Director for SEOASC in 2011-2013. Mr. Hemmatyar’s assignments include facilities such as schools/higher education, telecommunication, hospitals/healthcare, government, recreational, laboratories, commercial, industrial and residential structures. He is versed in the structural design of concrete, steel, timber/wood, masonry, aluminum, glass, light-gage steel and other construction materials. His work experience covers performance-based design, seismic hazard evaluation and mitigation methods as well as preparation of reports evaluating essential structures such as hospitals and health care facilities.
Mr. Hemmatyar has been interviewed by public media including H2 History Channel (episode: “Collapse of Ancient Structures”) and Reuters (Mexico City school collapse) on structural engineering issues.
His experience also covers:
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Services include analysis, design, review, evaluation, assessment management, and forensic investigation of structural projects as well as expert consulting services.
Design and investigation of numerous projects from a wide spectrum, exceeding more than 25,000 with an estimated aggregate of construction value of $20 billon over the last 30 years.