Full Name
Dr. Juan Carlos Araiza, P.E.
Job Title
Vice President
EFI Global, Inc.
Speaker Bio
• Twenty-five years of experience with forensic structural engineering. Professional experience includes failure investigations of a wide variety of buildings, stadiums, bridges, roadways, water, and power facilities in the United States, South America, Europe, and Asia.
• Background includes complex forensic investigations with a component of structural dynamics and advanced finite element analysis.
• Has led forensic investigations of some of the most significant structural collapses in recent years, including multiple facility assessments after the Port-au-Prince Earthquake in 2010, post-earthquake investigations in Mexico City after the 2017 EQ, the 2018 collapse of the FIU Bridge in Miami, and the 2019 collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans.
• An active member of the ASCE Forensic Engineering Division and ACI Committee 444 on Structural Health Monitoring.
• Registered Professional Engineer in the states of Texas, Florida, California, Maryland, Arkansas, and Mexico.
• Currently Vice President of EFI Global
Dr. Juan Carlos Araiza, P.E.