Safa S. Masajedian

Structural Engineering Consultant / P.Eng. / Toronto, Canada

Background

Ms. Masajedian holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Civil-Structural Engineering and is in the process of defending her Ph.D. thesis in structural engineering at the University of Alberta. She is a registered professional engineer in Alberta.

She has over 8 years of structural engineering experience in various industries including residential, industrial, commercial, healthcare, and educational sectors; and premises liability including slips/falls, trips/falls, and code compliance.

In 2005, Ms. Masajedian started her career in structural design, analysis, and construction management. She was able to use her strong academic background to deliver creative, economical, and constructible solutions. During this time, she attained a variety of sectors and project experience that includes airport, civic, commercial, industrial, healthcare, reservoirs, facilities, and residential. She is experienced in analysis, design, and condition assessment of structures and construction administration and is knowledgeable in the design of steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, and timber structures. Ms. Masajedian has continuously provided structural engineering support for different structure condition assessment projects. These include structural analysis of structural elements, provide repair and rehabilitation recommendations, and insurance claims.

As a forensic engineer, Ms. Masajedian has performed engineering investigations for insurance companies, construction companies, law firms, and property owners. She has expertise in evaluating buildings and structures for various conditions and forms of damage, including structural failure analysis, differential foundation movement, blasting/explosion damage, fire damage, impact damage, construction defects, moisture intrusions/water damage, and various types of storm-related damage.

Education and Certifications

• Civil Engineering (Structural), Ph.D.: University of Alberta (Expected 2021)
• Civil Engineering (Structural), M.S.: University of Texas at Arlington
• Civil Engineering, B.S.: Buali Sina University
• Registered Professional Engineer: Alberta, Canada
• NCEES Registration No. 1258623