We are pleased to announce that Enrique Morales, P.E. has joined the U.S. Forensic team in Houston. Mr. Morales obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Design from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas.
Forensic Engineering Background
Mr. Morales has more than 20 years of experience in engineering design, inspection, and field supervision of residential, commercial, and industrial construction, including site and land development. He has conducted more than 1,000 forensic engineering investigations in the areas of storm damage (hail, wind, tornado, lighting, and flood), water intrusion, and foundation assessments of residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. He has represented several clients as an Appraiser in the states of Georgia and Texas, and also acted as a court expert and provided out-of-court oral testimony (deposition).
Professor and Consulting Engineer
As a consulting engineer, he managed and designed multiple infrastructure and utility projects (water, sewage, storm-water drainage, and irrigation systems). Mr. Morales’ experience includes heavy engineering construction for the US ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS (dredging, underwater construction, and pile driving from off-shore maritime equipment). While studying engineering sciences, Mr. Morales worked as a Non-Destructive Inspector (Level 1) performing inspection of pipelines and tanks used in the oil and pharmaceutical industry in Puerto Rico. Further inspection included foundation piles and bridge construction.
He served as Professor of Civil Engineering at the Institute of Technology of Puerto Rico for seven years where he taught courses for civil engineering technicians in the areas of structural analysis, concrete/steel construction, and project management.