Khaled A. Alamdeen, P.E., F.ASCE, a civil engineer specializing in structural design of bridges and transportation facility buildings, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Alamdeen is associate and senior project manager with Athaville, Lystad & Associates, based in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. He performs structural design involving steel structures, reinforced concrete, prestressed, and composite construction. He is responsible for client coordination, evaluation studies, and marketing as well. Among the projects he has worked on are the $850 million Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge and the Capital Beltway toll lanes, in Washington, DC.
Before this he spent some years as a project engineer and manager for such firms as Sheladia Associates and Wilbur Smith, in northern Virginia, though this also took him to bridge design work in Tennessee and to water supply projects as far away as Mozambique. The latter, funded by USAID, saw him involved in dispute resolution and court settlement with the general contractor. Alamdeen has also worked in Libya for both the National Consulting Bureau and Mott McDonald JV.
Alamdeen is a past president of the ASCE National Capital Section, and currently serves as Region 2 governor. Recently he was selected to chair the Region’s annual student assembly, which gives give him the opportunity to work with students in promotion of career advancement and support of future leaders.
He himself joined ASCE in 1993 as a student member. He has also been president of the DC Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies and is an active member of ASCE Action to support Congress’s passing of infrastructure and clean water legislation. Alamdeen was given the ASCE Meritorious Service Award in 2001.
He has a B.S. degree in civil engineering and an M.S. in construction engineering and project management.