Dr. Z’s Corner

Dr. Z

Ahmet Zeytinci, P.E., Ph.D., Fellow-NSPE, Fellow-ASCE is an award-winning professor, structural engineer and author living in Washington, D.C. Since joining academia, "Dr. Z", as he is known by his students and colleagues, has distinguished himself on campus and beyond. He is passionate about engineering, gifted in teaching, and a true champion for professional licensure. Dr. Z. has extraordinarily high standards; has produced award-winning designs; is prolific in professional service; and infects others with these same values. He is the recipient of numerous local, regional and national awards, including the recent national award, “Excellence in Engineering Education-2015” from the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). Since 2014, he has been regularly writing monthly technical articles here for ASCE-NCS and his column is titled "Dr. Z’s Corner." Dr. Z. also offers pro-bono Saturday classes for students and engineers; his free classes are open to all in the metro area and cost nothing, nada, zilch!

Dr. Z's Corner

"Dr. Z's Corner" Homework Assignments, Solutions and Applications

Ahmet Zeytinci (Dr. Z.) has been offering F.E. and P.E. preparatory classes for all students and engineers in the metropolitan Washington, DC area on Saturdays and holidays for over a decade. The success rate for his students in gaining licensure on their first attempt is above 90%. And unlike all other commercial preparatory schools,  Dr.Z’s Saturday classes are pro-bono, cost nothing, nada, zilch! See our monthly eNewsletter for his regular column titled, "Dr. Z's Corner." As a service to the civil engineering community, Dr. Z also produces homework problems you can use to prepare for the FE or PE exam at your own pace at home. You may download the homework problems from the following links:

Ahmet Zeytinci, P.E., Ph.D., Fellow-NSPE is an award-winning structural engineer, author, professor and former chair of the Department of Engineering, Architecture and Aerospace Technology at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington D.C. 

Since joining academia, “Dr. Z,” as he is known by his students and colleagues, has distinguished himself on campus and beyond as a dedicated and passionate teacher, mentor, scholar, and champion for professionalism and service in engineering. Currently he writes technical articles for “DR.Z’s Corner” in the monthly newsletter of ASCE-NCS that reaches both engineering students and practicing engineers not only in the U.S. but also worldwide. 

Dr. Z. has been the Chapter/State Coordinator for MATHCOUNTS, a nationwide middle school math competition, for the last 20 years in Washington, D.C. He is also the recipient of numerous local, regional and national awards, including the recent national award, “Excellence in Engineering Education-2015” from the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).