Dr. Faeze Khademi has been a bridge rating engineer with CN Railway since August 2017. In addition to her core responsibilities at the company, she has been an instructor for the Bridge Inspection Workshop series held by CN on a regular basis, entrusted by Human Resources (HR) to serve on the company’s interview panel for employment opportunities, and regularly sought-after to attend university career fairs as an ambassador to both represent CN and inspire interest from potential talent.
She received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 2015 and 2017, respectively, in civil (structural) engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. Additionally, she earned her second M.Sc. degree in industrial engineering, from the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) in 2022.
Dr. Khademi is the author of multiple top-cited articles in addition to acting as a technical manuscript reviewer for prominent scientific journals, including those published by ASCE and Elsevier. She received the "Publons Peer Review Awards 2018" for being among the top 1% of reviewers due to her extensive peer review records on the platform’s reviewer database. She has also been a member of the SEAOI annual bridge symposiums' organizing committee since 2020. Once established in academia, she was awarded the National Interest Waiver of the United States for her remarkable contributions to the field of civil engineering.
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