Senior Project Manager
Dr. Bassam has more than fourteen years of structural engineering experience, the majority of which has been in the commercial nuclear industry. His work involves structural analysis and design for dynamic load events, seismic probabilistic risk assessment (SPRA), soil-structure interaction (SSI) analysis, ground motion development, seismic fragility analysis, and seismic margin assessments. He is a member of various technical committees including the American Concrete Institute (ACI) 349 committee for design of nuclear concrete structures and ACI 447 committee for finite element analysis of concrete structures. Over the course of his career, he has provided consulting services to more than thirteen signature (complex) bridges and seventeen nuclear power plants, including the SPRAs of Sequoyah, Watts Bar, Browns Ferry, Peach Bottom, Palisades, and Dresden nuclear plants.