Instructor's Summary

Mr. Chris Evans

Mr. Chris Evans, CEng, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Civil & Structural Engineer with over 20 years of practical experience in Civil, Structural and Geo-Environmental industries. His expertise includes “hand analysis” techniques and the use of proprietary analysis and design packages such as the STAAD Pro, STAAD Pro V8i, STAAD Offshore, Visual Analysis, ADAPT RC, Enercalc, STRAp, CADS A3D Max, Fastrak Portal, TEDDS, AutoCAD, QSE and Masterseries. Furthermore, he is well-versed in Concrete Technology, Vibration, Acoustic, Seismic, Wind and Fire Engineering, Hurricane & Seismic Resistant Design, Pre-Stressed & Reinforced Concrete, Plain & Reinforced Masonry, Earth & Water Retaining Structures, Hybrid Steel Structures, Foundation Systems, Ground Improvement Techniques, Basement and Buried Structures, Ground Gas Remediation Systems, Gantry System, Pipe Bridges, Geotechnical Assessment, Ancillary Civil & Structural Works and Core Jacking. He is currently the Principal Consultant Civil Engineer of Foster Wheeler (UK) and the CEO of Evans Design Consultancy Limited that provides full civil and structural engineering design, detailing and design management service across the UK.

During his career life, Mr. Evans held significant positions as the CEO, Director, Principal Consultant, Senior Structural Engineer (Seismic), Senior Structural Professional, Senior Civil Engineer, Senior Civil & Structural Engineer, Principal Civil & Structural Engineer, Senior Structural Engineer, Senior Civil Engineer, Principal Structural Engineer and Graduate Engineer from various international engineering companies in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia and not limited to academic industry like the Foster Wheeler, AWE, KBR/Granherne, Morgan Professional Services, Systems Engineering, NUKEM, Gifford, Jacobs Engineering, Glanville Consultants, BSCP Consulting Engineers, GCM Consulting Engineers and Diamond Wood Partnership.

Mr. Evans has a Master degree in Structural & Bridge Engineering and a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Surrey (UK) and the Nottingham Trent University (UK) respectively. Further, he is a Chartered Engineer and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), a Registered European Engineer of the Federation of National Engineering Associations  (FEANI) and an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Society of the Structural Engineers, the  Society for Earthquake & Civil Engineering Dynamics, the UK Wind Engineering Society, the Institution of Fire Engineers, the Institute of Concrete Technology and the Incorporated Member of  the Chartered Institute of Building.