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J. Scott Heisey

Senior Lecturer of Engineering

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sheisey@messiah.edu

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FREY-235 ext 2749

Education
  • M.S. Civil/Geotechnical Engineering (The University of Texas)
  • B.S. Civil Engineering (Drexel University)
Classes I teach
  • ENGR 216 Mechanics I
  • ENGR 290 Engineering Economics
  • ENGR 344 Construction Methods and Materials
  • ENGR 347 Transportation Engineering
  • ENGR 355 Soil Mechanics and Foundation Design
Bio

Scott’s thesis research included evaluation of soil shear wave velocity and pavement moduli using non-destructive testing methods based on spectral analysis of surface waves (SASW).  He has over 30 years of consulting and industrial experience, most recently as Chief Geotechnical Engineer at TTL Associates, Inc. in Toledo, Ohio.

His professional expertise encompasses geotechnical and civil engineering, including subsurface investigations, foundation design, landfill design and permitting, highway engineering and pavement design, slope stability and dam/dike assessments and rehabilitation, as well as construction management and business administration.  In addition to design and consulting, he served for six years as an Adjunct Instructor in the College of Engineering at The University of Toledo.

Scott was born and raised in central Pennsylvania.  His interests include woodworking, the outdoors, and sports, having played baseball at Drexel and coached youth soccer and baseball. He and his wife Mimi (MC ’81) have two children, Tiara (MC ’10) and Tyler, and three grandchildren.