Melanie Habon

Melanie is an intern in both our engineering and testing & inspection departments.  She draws details in Revit and AutoCAD while assisting our special inspectors with testing concrete samples.  She is currently working on her Bachelors degree in structural engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. When she’s not busy with school or at… Read More

Sadananda Hegde

Sadananda has experience in analysis and design of post-tensioned flat slabs, gravity design, foundations, and steel connections. Having joined BASE from another US firm in India, he has knowledge of US building codes as well as Indian codes. Sadananda’s project experience includes design of high-rises, mixed-use buildings, and commercial and corporate facilities. He is a… Read More

Mark Hirschi

Mark is an associate at BASE and is licensed as a structural engineer in Illinois and Hawaii. He is a member of several American Concrete Institute committees and the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois. Mark has a reputation for being a construction-conscious engineer, always thinking about how his designs are actually built and what keeps… Read More

Frank Humay

Frank has risen through the ranks from structural designer to his current role as vice president since joining BASE in 2000. His focus is on BASE’s military and public sector work in which he can apply his expertise in Antiterrorism Force Protection design. Frank’s primary responsibilities include project management, structural design, and quality control. Born… Read More

Serena Humay

Serena began her career in marketing and administration in 1995. Preparing qualifications, maintaining the firm’s project database, and responding to RFPs are just a few of her responsibilities at BASE. She also reviews contracts and project insurance requirements for the firm. She enjoys baking, cooking, and traveling abroad. Favorite places Serena’s visited include Cambodia, Italy,… Read More

Ehab Ibrahim

Ehab is an experienced special inspector who holds multiple certifications including ICC, ACI, and Nuclear Gauge Safety. He has performed field and lab tests, QC testing and construction inspections in California, Arizona, and Hawaii for projects at all levels of government as well as private commercial projects. Originally from Egypt, Ehab is a fan of… Read More

Devon Jenkins

Devon brings to BASE proficiency in Revit as well as knowledge of the construction process through hands-on experience such as framing and drywall installation and performing demolition work. He is originally from Lake City, Florida, and has also lived on the island of Kauai. He and his wife currently live on Oahu where they enjoy… Read More

Christian Jones

Christian first joined BASE as a summer intern and is a fast learner that provides structural analysis and design assistance on larger projects and management oversight on smaller ones. He has worked on high-rise residential structures, large public-sector facilities, and hotel renovations.  He enjoys the challenge in finding ways to do the impossible and make… Read More

Heejung Kang

Educated in structural engineering, Heejung brings to BASE a solid understanding of general contracting and construction management from her prior work experience at Hensel Phelps.  She is knowledgeable in constructability and quality control, and assists our engineers with structural analysis and design calculations. Heejung was born in Seoul, Korea and at 5 years old she moved… Read More

Craig Meierhoffer

Craig is an associate at BASE who works on projects of all types including military facilities and residential and commercial structures. He has been a structural engineer since 2001 and is also experienced in AT/FP methods and progressive collapse prevention design. Craig especially enjoys working with the owner and general contractor during construction to troubleshoot… Read More