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Behrooz (Ben) Emam


Behrooz (Ben) Emam is a registered architect, a civil engineer, and a certified facility manager, with over thirty years of experience in architectural and structural engineering, emergency preparedness, and facilities management.  He has Masters Degrees in Architecture and Civil Engineering from University of Nebraska - Lincoln.  


Ben is the principal at Emam Consulting and Educational Services (ECES) and was previously the Manager of Civil & Structural Group at AWS.  Before rejoining Amazon for a second time, Ben was the Assistant Vice President and Senior Engineering Manager – Construction Services with Parsons Brinckerhoff.  


Ben was a 25-year adjunct faculty member of the University of Washington, Department of Construction Management.  He regularly taught classes in Construction and Facilities Management and conducted seminars on seismic preparedness and disaster planning.  Ben was also building inspection volunteer after the San Francisco (Loma Prieta), Los Angeles (Northridge), and Seattle (Nisqually) earthquakes, and the recipient of the Seattle AIA 2001 - Community Service Award.