Other Professional Staff


Melad M. Hanna, PhD, PE

Melad M. Hanna, PhD, PE

Melad M. Hanna, PhD, PE

Dr. Hanna has over 30 years of highly successful professional experience in civil and structural engineering on a wide range of infrastructure projects, including building, highway, heavy rail, light transit, and facilities. His expertise ranges from office operations, engineering manager, project management, hands-on-design, and construction management to computer programming. He has considerable experience with the preparation of Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (PS&E) in accordance with state and federal requirements. His experience includes the design of major and minor structures, including steel trusses, plate girders, reinforced concrete, pre-cast concrete, and cast-in-place post-tensioned concrete. His experience encompasses new structures design, structures rehabilitation, and seismic retrofit design. Dr. Hanna is an expert in using Finite Elements Method as it applies to linear and non-linear static and dynamic structural analysis of structures.

Areas of Expertise
Project Management
Structures Planning and Design
Structures Investigation and Rehab
ACI 318 Code Compliance
Quality Officer
Caltrans Project Development Procedures

PhD/Structural Mechanics/Dynamics/1989/ University of California, Irvine
MS/Civil Engineering - Structural Emphasis/1983/California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
BS/Civil Engineering/1980/ University of Aleppo, Syria

2009 / URS Project Manager Certification
2005/Structural Engineering Certification Board/US/1195-0705
2002/Professional Engineer/NV/15778
1995/Professional Engineer/TX/ 80786
1994/Professional Engineer/OR/17438
1994/Professional Engineer/ AZ/27644
1987/Professional Engineer/ CA/C042215


George F. Endrawes

Melad M. Hanna, PhD, PE

Melad M. Hanna, PhD, PE

Mr. Endrawes is a Design Structures Engineer, a qualified CAD Coordinator and Architectural Designer with five years of design experience. Mr. Endrawes brings experience in the following areas of expertise:

  • Coordination of various engineering disciplines with new development projects and rehab/retrofit of old building structures.
  • Designing structural and architectural plans for new development projects.
  • Performing all structural calculations.
  • Utilizing AutoCAD to prepare construction documents.
  • Coordinating with consultants to achieve project feasibility
  • Revise and correct red marked plans.
  • Incorporating various engineering disciplines with the design


  • MS in Structural Engineering Cal state Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, expected May 2013
  • BS in Civil Engineering Cal state Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, May 2010     
  • Completed three years of Architectural, University Tanta, Egypt May 2003

Other Skills

  • Proficient in using AutoCAD (2D and 3D).
  • Proficient in using the following structural design software: Enercalc, RAM Element, RISA 3D, STAAD Pro, STAAD Foundation.
  • Knowledge of structural research techniques.
  • Work effectively in team work.
  • Oral and written communication proficiency