Ahmad Issa

AHMAD ISSA, PH.D., S.E. Managing Principal ISSA Structural Engineers Dr. Issa has extensive experience in the structural design and analysis of buildings. Twenty two years of practical experience, compounded by a strong academic background, Dr. Issa developed deep understanding of the basis and intent of current codes. He is an expert in the design, analysis and retrofit of structures. He has authored several papers on the subject in national engineering journals, the Earthquake Engineering Research Center Reports, and Earthquake Engineering Conference papers. Dr. Issa has worked as a consultant to the Division of State Architect (DSA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Berkeley Unified School District, West Contra Costa School District, United States Postal Service (USPS), Lawrence Livermore Lab (LLNL), Lawrence Berkeley Lab (LBL), Cal State University, University of California, the US Navy and Air Force, Readrite, the Century Theaters, Washington Hospital, Summit Medical Center, Oakland Children Hospital, and many other national corporations and institutions. Education University of California, Berkeley Doctorate of Philosophy in Structural Engineering Major Fields: Structural Engineering Minor Fields: Structural Dynamics & Numerical Analysis University of California, Berkeley, California Master of Science, Structural Engineering City University of New York, New York Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering. Summa Cum Laude Employment History Managing Principal, 2007 to Present, ISSA Structural Engineers Managing Principal, August 2000 to 2007, ZFA Structural Engineers Principal Structural Engineer, 1997 to 2000, Preece, Goudie, & Issa Senior Engineer, 1989 to 1997, Preece, Goudie, & Associates Post Doctor Research Engineer, 1989, University of California Berkeley, CA Research Assistant, 1985 to 1989, University of California Berkeley, CA Graduate Student Instructor, 1985 to 1989, University of California Berkeley, CA Registration California SE, Nevada SE, Oregon SE, and Washington SE.