InQuest will work with you to leverage today’s leading edge engineering applications to solve some of the most complex engineering problems. Dr. Mehrdad Foroozesh, P.E., founder and president of the company; Dr. Reda Bakeer, P.E.; and Dr. Norma Jean Mattei, P.E., are the principals that lead our engineering solutions.
Dr. Foroozesh is an expert in Structural Engineering and Computational Mechanics with extensive experience in Finite Element Analysis and Design, Bridge Rating, and Bridge Design.
InQuest Corporation maintains close ties with local universities and research institutions. Dr. Bakeer is also a professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tulane University, and has been the principal investigator on a number of projects sponsored by LTRC (Louisiana Transportation Research Center). He has led numerous research projects on pile foundations, recycling of industrial and municipal waste, soil structure interaction, lateral earth pressure, geosynthetics, finite element modeling, computer applications in civil engineering, trench-less pipeline rehabilitation, GIS, and experimental testing.
Dr. Mattei is also an associate professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Orleans. She specializes in structural, transportation, and bridge engineering with over 20 years of hands-on experience. Dr. Mattie has provided leadership for a number of LTRC sponsored projects.