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Piotr D. Moncarz, Ph.D., P.E., S.C.P.M.

Principal Engineer

Professional Profile


Dr. Moncarz’s efforts are directed particularly in the energy sector, including assistance in power plant development projects, and in the oil and gas industry in programs implementing risk management in system operations. With a background in civil engineering, Dr. Moncarz has worked in the areas of reinforced and prestressed concrete, the study of concrete distress due to material problems and adverse conditions, cracking of concrete, wood mechanics, steel structures, earthquake engineering and seismic assessments, field and analytical structural failure investigations, structural analyses of transmission towers, and investigations of ship and offshore platform failures. Dr. Moncarz is a Stanford Certified Project Manager skilled at providing means and methods to project and program organization and management. For over 15 years Dr. Moncarz has worked on projects associated with energy. He leads Exponent’s Energy Initiative Program which includes electric power plants, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), oil, natural gas, shale gas, and renewable resources. Dr. Moncarz has conducted energy policy studies focusing on gas for Central Asian Republics and Bangladesh.

Dr. Moncarz serves as a Consulting Professor in the Civil Engineering Department of Stanford University. He is Chairman and Co-Founder of the U.S.-Polish Trade Council of Silicon Valley. Dr. Moncarz also serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Global Trade Council.

  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, Stanford University, 1981
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1975
  • Bridge and Road Construction Vocational School, Poland, 1968
  • John A. Blume Fellow
  • E. Kwiatkowski Economy Award of Poland, 1997
  • Recipient of Gold Engineer Award 2010 of “Technical Review” and Council of Engineers and Technicians of Poland
  • Polonia Technica, New York, Honorary Membership Award, 2011

    • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, California, #36916
    • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, Nevada, #013278
    • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, Florida, #0061456
    • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, Washington, #41579
    • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, Missouri, #PE-2008011611
    • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer, Saskatchewan, Canada, #7304
    • Licensed Professional Engineer, British Columbia, Canada, #N1537
    • Licensed Professional Engineer, Province of Manitoba, Canada, #37738
    • Stanford Certified Project Manager, Stanford University Advanced Project Management, 2003