TECHNICAL GROUPS

TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT

INSTITUTE CHAPTER

MLAB T&DI is a local chapter (National Chapter) of the Transportation and Development Institute of ASCE. The goal is to serve the local transportation community by hosting events, creating networking opportunities an forging partnerships. Transportation is an integral part of the fabric for Metropolitan Los Angeles area and MLAB T&DI hopes to bring together the professionals that work to improve it every day.

Genaro Mejia, PE

Genaro.Mejia@arup.com

Chair

AIR TRANSPORT

The Air Transport Technical Group serves the American Society of Civil Engineers, its members and supporters by conducting periodic meetings for the benefit of engineers and architects having an interest in the aviation industry.

Kash Hadipour, Ph.D., P.E.

khadipour@kleinfelder.com

Chairperson

213-622-3706 Office

FORENSIC ENGINEERING

The practice of Forensic Engineering is the objective investigation of conditions related to material, equipment or construction failures and accidents, including those involving human factors or catastrophic events, the technical evaluation of those conditions and the application of engineering principles to determine the cause of such failures and accidents. Full services of Forensic Engineering can include the preparation of engineering reports and service as an expert witness in matters of litigation

Debanik Chaudhuri, Ph.D., G.E.

dchaudhuri@exponent.com

(949) 242-6008 Chair

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

The mission of the Geotechnical Engineering Group is to provide members with opportunities to expand and share their knowledge and expertise of geotechnical engineering and geotechnical construction, particularly as it relates to the unique environment of the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch area.

Keyvan Fotoohi

KFOTOOHI@mactec.com

Chair

HYDROLOGY & HYDRAULICS

The mission of the Hydrology and Hydraulics Technical Group is to provide members with opportunities to expand and share their knowledge and expertise of hydrology and hydraulic engineering and construction, particularly as it relates to the unique environment of the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch area.

John E. Shamma, P.E.

jshamma@mwdh20.com

Chair

(213) 217-6409

WATER RESOURCES

The mission of the Water Resources Technical Group is to provide members with opportunities to expand and share their knowledge and expertise of water supply, water demand, recycled water, dams, reservoirs, and water resource planning, engineering and construction, particularly as it relates to the unique environment of the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch area.

David Warren Pedersen, P.E

dpedersen@ladpw.org

Chair

(562) 861-0316

Assistant Division Engineer

Waterworks Division

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