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Civil Engineers

Dane M. Dasent

Dane M. Dasent

PE, CFM | Senior Project Manager

Education:

BSCE, UWI ‘83

Licenses:

PE (CO)

Certifications:

CFM, LEED AP, BD+C

Affiliations:

CSAFPM, ASCE, SAME

 

Bio

Dane has more than 30-years of experience in the design and management of land development projects. He has actively managed a wide array of civil engineering design projects for clients including CDOT, FHWA, Department of Defense, USACE, and various municipalities. He has effectively managed all aspects of private, municipal, and federal projects including for the US Air Force, US Army Corps of Engineers, the National Guard, and many private residential and commercial developers. Dane’s experience in managing architectural, civil, and structural engineering projects includes coordinating the efforts of team members of varying disciplines across the country to deliver the highest level of service possible to clients. He is a Certified Floodplain Manager and has a strong background in floodplain and river hydraulics, and stormwater management. Dane is a LEED accredited professional, and many of his projects have achieved LEED Gold or Silver status. His project experience has been in the Continental US, Canada, Africa, and Afghanistan. He also provides forensic engineering evaluation services and repair design services.

Bob Kelsey

Bob Kelsey

Forensic Civil Engineer

Education:

ISU, BSCE ‘89

Licenses

PE

Bio

Bob has developed a wide variety of civil engineering and managerial experience on land development projects for over 30 years. He has actively managed a wide array of private and public civil engineering design projects for clients including landowners, land developers, homebuilders, and various municipalities. He has been lead engineering consultant on successful master-planned developments, residential and commercial projects, municipal and school projects, and community infrastructure improvements. Bob’s experience includes all phases of consulting services for new and retrofit civil construction and sitework, including civil engineering design, land planning, project feasibility, land entitlement processing, engineering master planning, utility modeling, budget estimating, and construction administration/management services. Bob’s experience includes a unique combination of office and field/construction work that blends to complement any project design. He also provides forensic engineering evaluation services and repair design services.

Shawn B. Peatrowsky

Shawn B. Peatrowsky

PE | Senior Forensic Engineer

Education:

BSCE, NU ’97, BS Architectural Studies ’97

Licenses:

PE (AZ, CO, and TX)

Affiliations:

ASCE, TSPE

 

Bio

Shawn has more than 20-years of experience in structural design, civil engineering, forensic, and new construction inspection. He has experience in both design and inspection of a range of projects including government, industrial, retail, commercial, healthcare, K-12 education, residential, parking garages, building renovation, civil structures, bridges, and forensic engineering. He has worked on numerous projects in the North Texas area including DFW International Airport, DART Rail Lines, the American Airlines Center, George Bush Tollway, Addison Toll Tunnel, and numerous schools for many North Texas independent school districts.

Dr. Ehssan Amir-Sayyafi

Dr. Ehssan Amir-Sayyafi

PH.D, PE | Senior Forensic Engineer

Education:

Ph.D. – Civil Engineering – Florida International University, Miami, FL

M.Sc. – Structural Engineering – Shomal University of Amol, Iran

B.Sc. – Civil Engineering – Azad University, Iran

Licenses:

PE (ME, TX)

Certifications:

OSHA/Safety training: Competent Person Training- Suspended Accesses & Rigging Safety

Affiliations:

AAWE, ASCE, ACI, AISC, ASME

Awards:

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) Scholarship, 2015

Graduate Assistantship, Florida International University, (2012-2017)

 

Bio

Dr. Amir-Sayyafi holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering awarded by the Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, FL, where his research areas were the following: development of a hurricane-resistant roof system; evaluating structural performance of a newly developed roof-to-wall connection under wind storm; eliminating thermal cracks at anchorages of post-tensioned concrete bridges; assessment of wind effects on roof, wall, cladding, and structure of an elevated building; and developing a bridge system for accelerated bridge construction in seismic regions. Dr. Amir-Sayyafi received an award in 2015 from the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) for his research work in the development of a hurricane-resistant roof system. Dr. Amir-Sayyafi is a registered Professional Engineer with experience in wind/structural research, structural design and analysis, and finite element modeling and analysis.

Dr. Amir-Sayyafi has performed research in the areas of building safety during storm events like hurricanes and safety of infrastructures such as bridges exposed to severe weather conditions and earthquake. He also has spoken, written, and published technical articles in his fields of expertise. Dr. Amir-Sayyafi is fluent in English and Farsi (Persian)

Evan Ford

Evan Ford

MSHSE, EI | Forensic Specialist

Education:

LEED AP BS Geological Engineering, CSM ’15, MS Hydrology, CSM ’16

Licenses:

EI

Certifications:

OSHA HAZWOPER

Bio
Chris C. Lopez

Chris C. Lopez

EI | Forensic Specialist

Education:

BSCE, CSU ‘14

Licenses:

EI

 

Bio

Chris has experience in construction quality control and assurance from his time as a field technician. After joining SBSA, his focus has been primarily on the building envelope and civil systems. Through this professional experience, as well as his education, Chris has acquired the expertise to conduct building envelope and civil investigations and evaluations and to compose construction and design compliance reports. He has a working knowledge of the building codes and industry standards, which guide and govern construction projects. Chris has also passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

Todd C. Wolma

Todd C. Wolma

EI, CFM | Forensic Specialist

Education:

BSCE, CU-Boulder ‘14

Licenses:

EI, CFM, PACP, MACP, LACP

Affiliations:

ASFPM, NCEES, NASSCO

 

Bio

Todd has worked on a variety of civil repair projects for HOAs throughout the Colorado Area. He is involved in new design projects related to parking garages, retaining walls, and regrading and drainage efforts. Through this professional and academic experience, Todd has acquired the expertise to perform grading and drainage analysis on existing sites and design repairs to rectify civil non-conformance. Todd has also passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.