Senior Consultant / P.E. / Houston
Mr. Dong is a graduate of Shandong University of Technology, China, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and a graduate of Beijing University of Technology, China, with a Masters of Science degree in Structural Engineering. He also continued his study with doctorate study in Structural Engineering at Louisiana State University.
Mr. Dong is a licensed Professional Engineer with over ten years of experience in structural analysis, design, construction administration and renovation of concrete, steel, masonry and wood structures, including mid to high rise mixed-use, commercial, residential, cultural and hospital buildings, and sports/recreational and aviation structures. He has extensive project management experience in coordinating with owners/clients, architect and contractors during design/construction process from schematic design to construction administration. He has comprehensive knowledge of static and linear/nonlinear dynamic structural analysis using finite element method. Mr. Dong has familiarity and experience with building design codes including ACI, AISC, ASCE 7, IBC, AASHTO and local building codes of Texas, New York and China. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.
Since joining Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., Mr. Dong has managed numerous projects including residential, commercial and industrial property damage analysis including inspection, evaluation and recommendations for recovery. He has conducted multiple residential and commercial roof investigations for wind and hail damage. He has also implemented and managed many water resource cause and origin investigations for a variety of residential and commercial building envelopes. He has also evaluated multiple EIFS and stucco building envelopes for construction defects and moisture intrusion. Mr. Dong also has experience of investigating and assessing damages due to catastrophes such as storm damages, hurricanes, and floods.
Education and Registrations
- B.S. - Civil Engineering, Shandong University of Technology, 2000
- M.S. – Structural Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, 2003
- Ph.D. Candidate - Structural Engineering, Louisiana State University, 2006-2010
- Registered Professional Engineer – Texas