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  • Phone: (216) 266-7153
  • Cell: (216) 266-7153
  • Fax: (740) 971-0457

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Civil Engineering and Construction

Keywords/Search Terms:

Forensics Engineering, Structures, Transportation, Water Intrusion, Building Envelope, Construction Contracts, Construction Defect, Building Codes, Bridge Design, Construction Traffic, Accident Analysis, Weather Damage, Premises Liability, Property Damage, Trips, Assessment, Slips, Fall Accident, C


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (OSU); Masters of Science (MS), THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (OSU); Bachelor of Science (BS), BZU; International Baccalaureate, FBS

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Additional Information

Dr. Nabeel Ali is a person of professional talents with more than twenty years of interdisciplinary engineering, planning, management and design experience in public, commercial, and residential building and infrastructure projects. Along with his high academic qualifications achieved through engaging in state-of-the-art studies and pursuing valuable research in civil engineering and risk assessment disciplines, Dr. Nabeel brings a wealth of knowledge in engineering and management technologies, contracts administration, claims and dispute analysis and resolution, case research, value engineering, estimation, planning, scheduling, and implementing quality assurance and control procedures. Nabeel’s comprehensive leadership and experience promotes him to resolve project problems, develop contingency plans to mitigate unresolved problems without compromising quality, confirm decisions are made appropriately, develop and review inspection reports, develop alternate methods to recoup lost project time and interrupted sequences. His progressive experience and certified training provide him with the potential for applying professional methods and principles to plan and manage budgets and timelines to deliver optimum quality results. Dr. Nabeel led multi-million-dollar projects as a Program Manager, from planning and design stages through construction, occupancy and project close-out. He verifies that project planning, directing and control are per design and owner’s intent. When serving as an owner’s agent, he provided value-engineering and review of projects to ensure the optimum stability, strength, serviceability, and safety and considered balanced schedules and budgets. Nabeel has proven that he can deliver synergies and sustainability leading to the win-win resolutions. Along with his leadership profile, Dr. Ali is specialized in forensic investigation of construction defects, failures, accidents, injuries, vibration claims, and disputes. He is expert in evaluating residential and commercial buildings’ flooring failures, ground and foundation settlement and collapses, concrete and masonry retaining wall cracks and distress, vehicle impact damage, fire, hail, and wind damage. Dr. Nabeel is experienced in steel and wood joist and truss failures, moisture intrusion through building envelopes, roofing system failures, and tile floor failures. His experience extended to premises liability and code compliance analysis. He is recommended for public walkways, ramps, parking lots, and stairs assessment for slip/fall and trip/fall incidents. Moreover, he is proficient with the English XL variable incident tribometer and the slip resistance evaluation of walking surfaces. Contact Information (216) 266-7153 [email protected] Professional Engagements • Bar Associations for Attorneys and Legal Professionals, Training Programs, Instructor/Trainer for Construction Claims and Disputes, and Risk Assessment. • Risk and Insurance Management Society, Conferences Speaker • American Association of Safety Engineers, Engineering Research Partnership, Award received for demonstrating leadership, professional excellence, & integrity. • The Ohio State University, Scientific Research, Award received from OSU Civil Engineering Department. Publications • Mahmood, N., Qin, R., & Butalia, T. (2021). Safety Risk Assessment Intelligent System for On-Foot Construction Worker Using Fuzzy Fault Tree. Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems. • Mahmood, N., Qin, R., Butalia, T., & Manasrah, M. (2022). Concurrent Events Risk Assessment Generic Models with Enhanced Reliability Using Fault Tree Analysis and Expanded Rotational Fuzzy Sets. Journal of Expert Systems with Applications. • Mahmood, N., Qin, R., Butalia, T., & Manasrah, M. (2022). Real-time Site Safety Risk Assessment and Intervention Method Using RFID-Based Multi-Sensor Intelligent System, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation.