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Ahmad Soueid, RA
HDR Architecture, Inc.
Principal, Senior Vice President


Dr. Allan Chasey
Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University
Associate Professor


Construction Research and Education for Advanced Technology Environments
Director



Hal Amick, PE
Colin Gordon and Associates
Vice President, Technology Development


Thomas Gerbo, AIA
HDR Architecture, Inc.
Vice President

   
 

Ahmad Soueid, RA


Ahmad Soueid
HDR Architecture, Inc.
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HDR Architecture, Inc.
Principal, Senior Vice President


Ahmad Soueid is a Principal / Senior Vice President of HDR Architecture, Inc. He joined HDR over twelve years ago as a registered architect after working for architectural firms in New York, Connecticut and Texas. He focuses exclusively on the design and construction of advanced technology facilities for both private and public sector clients.

Ahmad Soueid is a registered architect that offers creative solutions to technically challenging nanotechnology facilities. Mr. Soueid is a leader in the design of nanotechnology facilities and he serves as a hands-on Principal for a prestigious list of nanotechnology projects such as the NIST Advanced Measurement Laboratory, a 511,070 square feet $175M state-of-the-art laboratory; Purdue University's $47M Birck Nanotechnology Center as well as Brookhaven National Laboratory's $28M Center for Functional Nanomaterials.

Mr. Soueid also consulted as a nanotechnology facilities advisor to Mexico's Centro Nacional de Metrología as well as the U.K.'s National Physical Laboratory. Mr. Soueid was co-chairman of the Buildings for Advanced Technology Workshop (January 2003) organized in part under the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) in conjunction with NIST and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) as well as the Buildings for Advanced Technology Workshop II (January 2004), sponsored by Arizona State University.

Mr. Soueid's is a frequent speaker at technical conferences. Mr. Soueid's presentation on the "Technical Challenges of designing Bio-Nano spaces in a Cleanroom environment" was a featured case study at a recent Tradeline Conference on Nanotechnology facilities. Other presentations include a variety of topics, including "High Accuracy Temperature Control in Metrology Laboratories" at the Quality Manufacturing 2000 Conference in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and a presentation at the "New Trends in Metrology Workshop" the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, United Kingdom as well as "A Case Study for Designing for Nanotechnology" to the Ottawa Valley Chapter of ASHRAE in Canada.

Mr. Soueid graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington where he received both a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master of Architecture degree.

 

Allan Chasey, Dr.


Allan Chasey

Arizona State University

CREATE

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Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University
Associate Professor

CREATE
Director


Dr. Chasey is an Associate Professor in the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. He received a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech, a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and a BS in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University. He is Director of CREATE, Construction Research and Education for Advanced Technology Environments, a research consortium of 30 companies representing the Advanced Technology design and construction industry.

Prior to joining the ASU faculty, Dr. Chasey spent 21 years as a civilian in the United States Air Force Civil Engineering. His last position was Chief of the Contract Management Section for the 836th Civil Engineering Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona where he was responsible for the contract management and inspection of all construction, repair, modification, and alteration projects on the base valued at $20 - 30 million/year.

He has developed a graduate program in Controlled Environments Construction, (Cleanrooms) in conjunction with the leading experts in semiconductor manufacturing from Intel, Motorola, Acorn Consulting, Kinetics, DPR Construction, Performance Contracting, Fluor Corp., Abbie Gregg Inc, and Ionics Pure Solutions, to name a few. The Cleanroom Construction course is a one of a kind that focuses on the construction process for high-technology manufacturing facilities.

He is a registered Professional Civil Engineer in Arizona and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Construction Research Council of ASCE. He is also a member of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE), the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), and the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST).



Hal Amick, PE

Hal Amick
Colin Gordon and Associates
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Colin Gordon and Associates
Vice President, Technology Development

Mr. Amick received a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Architectural Engineering from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming, a Master of Science. in Structural Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, California and a Master of Engineering. In Civil Engineering from the University of California in Berkeley, California. Mr. Amick works on problems related to structural and soil dynamics, rail and transportation vibrations, mechanical vibrations, and community or workplace vibrations. He is experienced in signals processing, finite element modeling and many aspects of structural and soil dynamics. Hal Amick has worked extensively in the design of low vibration environments for advanced technology facilities.

Hal Amick joined Colin Gordon & Associates in 1996, after spending eleven years with Bolt Beranek & Newman and Acentech. Prior to 1990, he worked closely with Colin Gordon at BBN. At Colin Gordon & Associates he focuses on the design and maintenance of low-vibration environments for vibration-sensitive facilities used for research, development and production of microelectronics as well as those used for nanotechnology, optics research, advanced physics and bioscience studies. His early consulting work involved a wide variety of structural settings, including nuclear power plant seismic analysis, container crane design, and structural failure analysis. Since 1993 he has served as vibration consultant for design and renovation of laboratories at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Mr. Amick’s selected project experience includes: Advanced Measurement Laboratory (NIST); M. D. Anderson Cancer Research Center; Genentech Hall (Building 24), University of California, San Francisco, Mission Bay Campus;Knudsen Hall West, UCLA; Huntsman Cancer Research Center, University of Utah; California Nano Systems Institute, University of California at Santa Barbara; Birck Nanotechnology Research Center, Purdue University; P-050 Nano Science Research Laboratory, Naval Research Laboratory; and Seagate Research Center.

Hal Amick has written and presented many papers and reports, and has published extensively.



Tom Gerbo, AIA

Tom Gerbo
HDR Architecture, Inc.
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HDR Architecture, Inc.
Vice President

Tom Gerbo is a Vice President of HDR Architecture, Inc. located in Tucson, Arizona. Tom has over 20 years of experience in the programming, planning, design and management of technically complex facility projects. He has designed laboratories for Chiron, Genetech, Dr. LeRoy Hood at Caltech and the University of Washington, the Army Research Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, UCLA, University of Michigan, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center among others. Tom also has extensive design experience in the microelectronics arena with clients such as Analog Devices, Intel, IBM and Wacker Siltronic. Tom is currently working for Sandia National Laboratories, Purdue University, University of South Florida and the National Research Council of Canada on their respective nanotechnology facilities. He has developed a Biotechnology Space Program Model for research laboratories.

Tom is a member of the Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Construction Research and Education for Advanced Technology Environments (CREATE) and is an Ad Hoc member of the NIH National Council for Research Resources, Scientfic and Technical Review Board. He is a registered architect in Arizona and California and a graduate of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.


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