Instructors

Our review courses are taught by instructors from academia and industry who have their PE licenses; we believe you get the best of both worlds.

Our instructors have previously taught Onsite review courses in several states. They have over 40 years of combined experience teaching engineering exam review courses.

Dr. Foinquinos, PhD, P.E.

Dr. Foinquinos Dr. Foinquinos has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; Masters, and Doctoral degrees in Structural Engineering with specialization in Structural Dynamics (Wave propagation in continuous media). He has 15 years of structural engineering practice, focused mainly on bridge design: Concrete, Pre-stressed Concrete, and Steel.   Dr. Foinquinos has teaching experience in Steel Design, Finite Elements, and Masonry Design; and PE refresher courses at Florida International University (FIU). Dr. Foinquinos has published a chapter in a book titled “Wave Propagation in Continuous Media.”

Mr. Lane, PE, SE

Mr. Lane Mr. Lane has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Structural Engineering.  He is licensed as an SE in the state of California and Washington and is licensed as a PE in the state of Idaho.  Mr. Lane’s experience includes providing structural engineering consulting and design services for project types including: infrastructure, industrial, commercial, educational, governmental, and health care facilities. Mr. Lane has worked on several airport projects throughout the country, including the LAX Airport in Los Angeles, CA and the McCarran Airport in Las Vegas, NV. He has served as a seismic consultant on international projects in several countries in Africa and in Afghanistan.  Mr. Lane is currently a member of the SEAW.

Dr. Sezen, P.E.

Dr. Sezen Dr. Sezen received his Ph.D. degree from University of California, Berkeley and his Master's degree from Cornell University in New York (1996). He has published more than 100 technical reports, journal and conference papers on modeling, analysis and design of structures. He received the David C. McCarthy Engineering Teaching Award, College of Engineering, from The Ohio State University in 2009. He also received the Outstanding Engineering Educator Award from the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers in 2010. He is a Professor in the department of Civil Engineering at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He has been teaching structural analysis and design courses and conducting research in the field of structural engineering. At School of PE, Dr. Sezen has proven teaching experience in the following areas:

  • Structural
  • Lateral Forces:
    • Analysis of Structures
    • Design & Details of Structures ( Systems Integration ,Concrete-Buildings)
  • Vertical Forces:
    • Analysis of Structures
    • Design & Details of Structures (Concrete-Buildings & Bridges)

Dr. Vargas, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Vargas

Dr. Vargas has Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees in Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering. He has 30 years’ experience in structural engineering, including concrete and steel bridge design, concrete segmental and pedestrian cable-stayed bridges for highway and railroad bridges.  Dr. Vargas is a past member of the PCI-ASBI Joint Committee for Precast Segmental Standards and development of the 2nd Ed. of the AASHTO “Guide Specifications for Design of Segmental Concrete Bridges.  He is a former member of ASCE National Technical Committees on Seismic Effects and LRFD, and a reviewer of scientific papers for the Journal of Structural Engineering.  Dr. Vargas has been a Lecturer at ASBI Seminars on the Design and Construction of Cantilever Segmental Bridges in 1998, 1999 and 2004.   Dr. Vargas is currently involved in the four most significant transportation/structures projects in the Miami area, amounting to $ 3 Billion of construction cost. At School of PE, Dr. Vargas has proven teaching experience in the following areas:

  • Bridges Fundamentals
  • Lateral Forces- Design & Details of Structures
    • General Structural  Considerations (Bridges, Buildings)
    • Structural Steel (Buildings)
    • Masonry
    • Foundations
    • Columns & Footings (Bridges)
  • Vertical Forces- Design & Details of Structures:
    • Structural Steel (Bridges)
    • Other Elements (Bridges)


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