Ramesh S. Sant, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Ramesh S. Sant, Ph.D., P.E.

SAS Consulting Engineers, LLC.
157 Jerome Street, Suite C
Roselle Park , NJ 07204
Office: 347-628-1685
Introduction

Dr. Ramesh S. Sant is an Expert Structural Engineer with over thirty-five years of experience in the analysis, design, inspection and management of civil engineering projects. These projects include: commercial/residential buildings, mixed-use high-rise towers, hospitals, schools, gymnasiums, arenas, telecommunication structures, industrial facilities, bridges and highways. Clients include: architects, engineers, owners/developers, contractors, and public agencies.

Dr. Sant also provides Forensic Engineering services to insurance companies, attorneys, and owners/developers. These services include: site investigations, document/code reviews, and structural evaluation reports. Litigation support provided to attorneys, this includes: reports, deposition reviews and expert opinions. Expert Testimony and Depositions provided when necessary.

Dr. Sant has a NCEES Record and is a Registered Professional Engineer in CT, PA, NJ, NY and VA.


Areas of Expertise
  • Civil Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Failure Analysis
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Professional Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Construction

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: EDUCATION:
Doctor of Philosophy, Structural Engineering - 2002
The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
Dissertation Title: “Evolutionary Structural Optimization for Aseismic Design.”

Master of Science, Structural Engineering - 1988
Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering - 1984
University of the West Indies, Trinidad, WI.

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING LICENSES:
Connecticut Professional Engineer #PEN.0029789
New Jersey Professional Engineer #24GE05088800
New York Professional Engineer #7721643
Pennsylvania Professional Engineer #PE081514
Virginia Professional Engineer #0413000755

PUBLICATIONS:
1. Evolutionary Aseismic Design and Retrofit of Structures with Passive Energy Dissipation.
Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, V34, 1601-1626, 2005: Gary F. Dargush, Ramesh S. Sant.

2. Cyclic Elastoplastic Analysis of Metallic Dampers.
Seventh U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.
Theme: Urban Earthquake Risk (Electronic Resource), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Oakland, California, 2002.

3. Computational Aseismic Design and Retrofit with Application to Passively Damped Structures.
Seventh U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.
Theme: Urban Earthquake Risk (Electronic Resource), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Oakland, California, 2002.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: COURSES TAUGHT:
EAS 208 Dynamics - State University of New York, Buffalo; Fall 1999.
EGTC 2221 Statics - Fairleigh Dickinson University; Fall 2011.
EGTC 3256 Steel Structures - Fairleigh Dickinson University; Fall 2011.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 50+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Structural Engineer, Forensic Engineer, Civil Engineer.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 10 Years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Structural Engineering.
Geo-Structural Engineering.
Forensic Engineering.
Civil Engineering.
Site Investigations.
Structural Evaluation Reports.
Review Case Files/Depositions and Provide Expert Opinions.
Provide Litigation Support to Attorneys: Depositions & Expert Testimony.



References

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