Civil Construction Engineerin Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Project Management, Schedule Delays, Disruptions, Accelerations, Quantification of Damages, Standard of Care, Private, Government Sectors

Education

Master of Science
Civil Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Cockrell School of Engineering
Emphasis in Construction Engineering and Project Management

Bachelor of Engineering
Civil Engineering
Businayana Mukundadas Sreenivasaiah (BMS) College of Engineering

Certifications

Planning and Scheduling Professional
AACE International

Primavera P6 Professional (Advanced Scheduling) Certificate
PPM Global Services

Current and Past Professional Affiliations

Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Austin Section, Past Treasurer, Past Webmaster
Society of Women Engineers (SWE), GradSWE Committee, Past International Graduate Team Lead

Academic Appointments

General Engineering Undergraduate Program, Teaching Assistant
The University of Texas at Austin
Courses: Engineering Physics and Engineering Chemistry
2015-2016

Professional Experience

Vice President – Project Controls, Austin, Texas, 2020-Present
Conducts constructability reviews and develops baseline schedules in private and government sectors.
Performs periodic updates to schedules and reports monthly progress on cost-loaded schedules per government requirements.
Provides litigation support to clients involved in complex construction disputes regarding schedule delays, disruptions, accelerations, quantification of damages or standard of care.

Spire Consulting Group
Senior Consultant, Austin, Texas, 2016 (internship), 2017-2020
Conducted constructability reviews and developed baseline schedules in private and government sectors.
Performed periodic updates to schedules and reported monthly progress on cost loaded schedules per government requirements.
Provided litigation support to clients in complex construction-related disputes involving commercial buildings, educational, industrial, residential, healthcare, and other projects.
Assisted with proactive construction and program management consulting projects for owners, contractors, and subcontractors.
Analyzed, developed, and prepared claim evaluations; and prepared for clients’ positions in mediation, arbitration, and litigation.
Created daily specific as-built schedules from Change Orders, RFIs, email correspondence, and other documents.

Sobha Developers
Intern, Bangalore, India, 2013-2014
Studied and developed a design basis report for a proposed residential project.
Designed columns and beams along a load path for a plan drawing and subsequently assisted in the design of isolated rectangular footings, slabs, staircase and an RC tank.
Modeled the residential building and performed earthquake analysis using response spectrum on ETABS.
Studied site processes and developed a report presented to the Project Manager discussing the entire building construction process from geological survey, earthwork and excavation up until housekeeping and handover.

Recent Seminars, Presentations, And Publications

Discrete Analysis Method of Quantifying Damages – Challenges & Lessons Learned, Speaker
AACE International, Western Winter Workshop

Discrete Analysis Method of Quantifying Damages – Challenges & Lessons Learned, Speaker
AACE International, Project Controls Symposium

Planning and Scheduling Using Primavera P6, Speaker
California State University – East Bay, Project Controls – Planning and Scheduling Master’s Program

Project Planning and Scheduling, Speaker
California State University – East Bay, Project Management Undergraduate Program

Claims Avoidance with Planning & Scheduling, Speaker
University of Toronto, Introduction to Construction Claims, Master’s Program

Importance of Team Collaboration in Planning & Scheduling, Speaker
AACE San Francisco, Webinar

Representative Project Experience

Market: Commercial
Dollar General, Amsterdam, NY
Douglas Mini-Storage, Miami, FL
Workday Builder’s Risk Claim, Pleasanton, CA

Market: Education
Parker Elementary, Houston, TX

Market: Government
Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, NM
Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston, SC
Dover Air Force Base, Dover, DE
El Paso Jail Annex, El Paso, TX
Employee Retirement System of Texas, Austin, TX
Indoor Small Arms Range, Westover, MA
Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL
McConnell Tank Inspection, Wichita, KS
POL Fuel Systems Hardened Structures, Barrigada, Guam
Savannah Air National Guard Base, Savannah, GA
Volk Hardwood & Truax, Madison, WI

Market: Healthcare
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM
St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Covington, LA

Market: Hospitality
City Park Hotel, Charlotte, NC
Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI
Timber Ridge Escapes, Branson, MO

Market: Industrial
Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) Plant, Corpus Christi, TX

Market: Infrastructure
Bardin Road Bridge, Arlington, TX
Texas State Highway 199, Tarrant County, TX

Market: Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Lake Charles Chemical Complex, Westlake, LA

Market: Residential & Mixed-Use
Abby Court, Beaumont, TX
Auro Crossing, Williamson County, TX
Berkshire, Fort Worth, TX
Camber Ranch, Austin, TX
Canal Crossing, New Orleans, LA
Chase Hill, San Antonio, TX
Delta Manor, Beaumont, TX
Kashian Enterprises, Fresno, CA
Maple Court, Jasper, TX
ParcHaus at Celina, Celina, TX
Provision at North Valentine, Hurst, TX
South Post Oak Development, Houston, TX
The Luxe, Cedar Hill, TX
The Mark, San Diego, CA
The Nash II, Dallas, TX
University Village, San Antonio, TX
Vidorra, Dallas, TX
Villages of Windcrest, Fredericksburg, TX
Wynwood Square, Miami, FL
Debbie Lane, Arlington, TX
5th and Brazos, Austin, TX
Residences at the Allen, Houston, TX
731 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA

Service: Training
Gibbs Construction, New Orleans, LA

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