2023 40 Under 40: Amir Ibraheem, PE, 37

Senior Project Engineer – Mechanical, Mott MacDonald; BS, Mechanical Systems, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer May 15, 2023

Ibraheem has experience in the technical aspects and management of complex multidisciplinary projects, with emphasis on underground construction and mechanical, fire/ life safety and tunnel ventilation systems design. He has also been involved in the design and development of technical specifications for mechanical, fire/life safety and tunnel ventilation projects from schematic design through construction document phases. Recent projects include a $3.5 billion expansion for a line on Boston’s public transportation system, in which he managed complex mechanical systems/design. Ibraheem co-chairs the mechanical standard committee for Mott MacDonald’s FEL department and provides technical support to various corporate steering group sub-committees. One of Ibraheem’s roles leading the mechanical standard committee is to provide a standard practice to the company’s mechanical engineers, helping deliver high quality and consistent submissions to clients. He also mentors younger staff to help them become a valuable asset to the company. For example, he gave a presentation to team members on fundamentals of acoustics to assist with ongoing education. His can-do, positive attitude has earned him companywide accolades and awards. Ibraheem was able to bring an innovation tool to lead the team to create a digital solution for asset management. The digital solution enabled colleagues to perform accurate data collection and asset inspections in any environment. In his free time, Ibraheem enjoys spending time with his wife and his two children, as well as traveling around the world. He especially appreciates snorkeling and fishing, two of his favorite activities.