Dr. Zghayar is the Associate Principal and Director of McNamara • Salvia’s Orlando office. Elie’s experience includes healthcare, hospitality, residential, office, data centers, and industrial. He specializes in wind engineering, analytical modeling of high-rise and complex-formed structures, the behavior of concrete under extreme loads, steel and composite systems, and the use of carbon and glass fiber-reinforced polymers in retrofitting of existing structures. His research interests include experimental and numerical investigations of pre-stressed and post-tensioned concrete. Elie is an integral part of projects from inception and early concept phases through the end of construction, creating innovative solutions for architects, owners, operators, and construction teams.
University of Central Florida – Doctor of Philosophy in Civil (Structural) Engineering
University of Central Florida – Masters in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
University of Central Florida – Bachelors in Civil Engineering
*Experience prior to McNamara • Salvia