Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Structural Rehabilitation Advancements Utilizing FRP Composite Systems in BC

Hosted by the Tri-City Branch

Thursday, June 13, 2024
6:00 PM–8:00 PM Pacific time
Coquitlam Campus of Douglas College, 1250 Pinetree Way, Room A2050
Coquitlam, BC

Eligible for 1.5 CE Hour(s) of Technical Learning

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Event Details


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Non-Registrant Price: $20.00 + GST


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Event Presenter(s)

Mahmoud Ramezankhani, PhD, P.Eng., brings over three decades of expertise in structural and bridge engineering to his role as Technical Director at Hexa Engineering in North Vancouver, BC. With experience in the UK, South Africa, Iran, and Canada, Mahmoud excels in conceptual and detailed design, construction, and project management of steel and concrete post-tensioned bridges. Since 2000, Mahmoud has led the utilization of CFRP & GFRP composite systems for structural strengthening and seismic retrofitting. His expertise extends to rehabilitation, upgrading, and replacement of bridges and structures. He specializes in instrumentation, monitoring, and full-scale testing, along with architectural design of pedestrian bridges. Mahmoud earned his BSc., MSc., PhD, and Post-Doctorate degrees in the UK. He has authored over 12 research papers in esteemed journals, focusing on post-tensioned segmental bridges and instrumentation. Mahmoud's collaborations with leading consulting engineers and contractors globally solidify his reputation in structural and bridge engineering.

About the Event

The presentation focuses on the innovative use of Carbon and Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP & GFRP) composite systems in structural rehabilitation, strengthening, and seismic retrofitting in British Columbia. These systems enhance strength and durability for various structures such as concrete, steel, timber, masonry, CMU concrete blocks, etc.