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Heba S. Elsayed

Associate III

 
Experience

Heba Elsayed joined WJE in 2017 and has participated in a variety of structural investigations, analysis, repair designs, and construction administration projects. Ms. Elsayed works on concrete, steel, and wood structures. Her experience also includes repair and rehabilitation of several historic masonry and stone structures.

Prior to joining WJE, Ms. Elsayed gained experience in construction services at a major construction management firm. She also participated in a three-year research project at Lehigh University, using computer analysis to optimize disaster repair scheduling in major cities after an earthquake incident.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Repair and Rehabilitation Design

  • Historic Gaines Hall - Atlanta, GA: Evaluation, analysis, stabilization of historic masonry building after fire damage
  • Lexington Home Brands Plant No. 1 - Lexington, NC: Evaluation and repair of historic masonry chimney after fire damage

 

Failure/Damage Investigations

  • I-75 Northwest Corridor - Atlanta, GA: Investigation and repair of partially collapsed retaining wall panels on northwest express lanes
  • Holly Springs Home Depot Retaining Wall - Holly Springs, GA: Investigation of partially collapsed retaining wall
  • Cooper Tire and Rubber Warehouse - Albany, GA: Field investigation, assessment and rehabilitation of steel-framed warehouse after tornado damage; overseeing of masonry, steel, concrete, and roofing repairs during construction administration

 

Construction Administration

  • Baggage Building  - Nashville, TN: Assessment and rehabilitation of historic masonry structure and overseeing of limestone repairs
  • I-75 Northwest Corridor - Atlanta, GA: Investigation and repair of partially collapsed retaining wall panels on northwest express lanes

 

Nondestructive Testing

UGA Sanford Stadium Culvert - Athens, GA: Investigation of 1,000-foot-long concrete culvert structure

 

Parking Structures

  • Georgia Institute of Technology Parking Decks - Atlanta, GA: Evaluation, cost estimation, and development of repairs for five parking structures; construction services

 

Structural Analysis/Computer Modeling

  • Miami Marine Stadium - Miami, FL: Large- scale evaluation of stadium using SAP3000 and RISA

 

Structural Investigation

  • Atlantic Station Anchor Load Testing - Atlanta, GA: Load testing of facade anchorages used for signage
  • Corbel Load Testing - Greenville, SC: Load testing of precast concrete steel corbels

 

Historic Preservation

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. State Historic Site - Atlanta, GA: Building investigation and development of Historic Structures Report

 

Facade Assessment

  • Mercy Housing McFadden Place - Pembroke, GA: Water leakage investigation of brick masonry facade
  • @1377 Apartments - Atlanta, GA - Interior and exterior condition assessment; water investigation and repairs to stucco facade
Professional Affiliations

American Concrete Institute
American Society of Civil Engineers

Education

Lehigh University
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, 2015

Georgia Institute of Technology
Master of Science, Civil Engineering, 2016