Dr. Carol Hayek

Civil Engineering

Personal Bio

Over 20 years of international experience in the Prestressing field: structural design, technical research & development, set up of processes, training programs, and establishment of new PT systems.

Education History

  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Saint Joseph University
  • M S Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
  • MBA Business Administration, ESA Business School
  • Ph D Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Work Experience



Hayek C., Muzanar R., “St Rafca Cathedral: Concave Beams Spanning 100ft Spans”, Post Tensioning Institute Journal, August 2014
Post Tensioning Institute PTI-DC20.9-11, “Guide for Design of Post-Tensioned Buildings, 2011” (contribution through the PTI building design committee work)
Hayek, C., Saleem, K., “Structural Efficiency from a Sustainability Perspective”, ”, Post Tensioning Institute Journal, December 2012
Hayek, C., Saleem, K., “A Project-based Comparison between Reinforced and Post-tensioned Structures from a Sustainability Perspective” fib conference proceedings, May 2011
Hayek, C., “Vertical Post Tensioning, The River House Project”, PTI conference proceedings, May 2010

Honors and Awards

  • PTI Kenneth Bondy Award for Most Meritorious Technical Paper (2014)
  • PTI Fellow Award (2013)
  • FM Global Directors Team Award (2006)
  • RMS Innovation Award (2006)
  • FM Global Forum Award (2005)

Professional Organizations

Post Tensioning Institute PTI
American Concrete Association ACI
International Federation of Concrete