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Groat Road Bridge Rehabilitation: A Value Engineering Success Story
Thu, 20 October 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM MDT
“Groat Road Bridge Rehabilitation: A Value Engineering Success Story”
Hussien T. Al-Battaineh, Ph.D., P.Eng., CVS
President, EHan Engineering Ltd.
Value Engineering/Analysis is “a systematic process used by a multidisciplinary team to improve the value of a project through the analysis of its functions”, as defined by SAVE International. This presentation discusses the concept of value engineering, looks into its applications, and highlights the benefits of the methodology. Furthermore, the presentation demonstrates how value engineering was applied to the Groat Road Bridge Rehabilitation Project undertaken by the City of Edmonton.
This presentation was developed in partnership with Value Analysis Canada Western Group.
Hussien Al-Battaineh is an expert in infrastructure management, value engineering, risk analysis, and project management for civil engineering applications. He has been recognized for his work in these areas through a number of awards and scholarships, including the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering’s Award for Governmental Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure (2012) and the Consulting Engineers of Alberta Award of Excellence and Award of Merit (2013) for the Risk-based Infrastructure Management System (RIMS); the Joseph D. Thompson/Zurich Canada Graduate Award, (2005); the Award of Excellency, Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Toronto (2005); the Province of Alberta Graduate Fellowship (2004); the NASTT North West Chapter, Graduate Student Scholarship (2004).
Dr. Al-Battaineh is the founder of EHan Engineering Ltd., a consulting company that specializes in infrastructure analysis, value engineering/analysis, and project management. He has completed risk and value analysis for major civil projects including drainage, light rail transit, highways, airports, tunnels, wastewater treatment plants, water treatment plants, buildings and bridges initiatives throughout Western Canada.
He currently holds positions with EHan Engineering Ltd. as President, Western Michigan University as an Adjunct Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and is the Value Analysis Canada Director of the Western Canada Region.
A $5 Drop-In-Fee will be added at the door for those without online registration.