Alta Vista CEO presents on managing mega infrastructure projects at Hyundai Conference

Richmond, Calif. November 24, 2015 — Alta Vista Solutions’ Chief Executive Officer, Mazen Wahbeh, Ph.D., P.E., presented at the annual Hyundai Engineering and Construction Technology Conference on November 11. The event was covered by Korean national and local media and attended by more than 1,000 industry leaders.

In his presentation titled, “Mega Project Management: Solving the Issues That Come with Complexity,” Dr. Wahbeh discussed significant fabrication and construction challenges that faced major infrastructure projects, including the Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. He detailed how complex issues, namely construction in seismically active areas and fabrication of massive steel bridge segments, were resolved through innovations in engineering, construction and communication.

“What I have learned throughout my career, and what I hoped to demonstrate through this presentation, is that problems are opportunities for innovation. Approaching challenges as occasions to drive improvement and prioritizing strong communication and collaboration create the ability to successfully complete mega infrastructure projects.”
– Mazen Wahbeh, PhD, PE, Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Wahbeh has more than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry and has expertise in fatigue effects of steel bridges and monitoring of large-scale structures. He has developed protocols for materials engineering and testing programs, developed plan, specification and estimate (PS&E) documents, audited fabrication facilities and co-authored many technical papers.

About Alta Vista
Alta Vista is a Bay Area-based engineering firm that was recently recognized as the 20th fastest growing engineering firm in America by Inc. 5000. Alta Vista has quickly differentiated itself by performing customized quality management strategies for some of the largest infrastructure projects in the world. Alta Vista’s services include: Bridge Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Materials Engineering, Materials Testing, Construction Management and Program Management.

Over the past decade, Alta Vista has worked with public and private organizations to complete large-scale engineering projects that better serve their regions.

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