Who we are

W. Allen Engineering is a full service engineering firm dedicated to providing consulting services for Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. We specialize in providing Construction Inspection/ Management Services and MEP design for Government Agencies, Property Owners, Engineering Companies, and Contractors. W. Allen Engineering is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and is also MBE and DBE certified.

Wayne Allen, P.E., President and Founder of W. Allen Engineering, is a New York State licensed Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience and has worked as a Federal and NYC Contract Administrator. He has worked with several New York agencies such as the New York City Department of Design and Construction, New York City Department of Sanitation, New York City Economic Development Corporation, New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Thruway Authority, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York City Transit Authority, New York City School Construction Authority, and various MTA divisions.

Kassahun Negash, Senior Vice President of our new Traffic Signal and Street Lighting Division, has over 35 years of solid and diversified engineering experience that includes projects planning and design, as well as, construction management. His positions held ranged from Field Engineer to highly responsible supervisory positions of Borough Engineer and Capital Project Coordinator for City-wide NYC Lighting Infrastructure Design and Construction.

Eric Jennings, Vice President of our new Information Security division, brings 15+ years of technical experience to the company. He has worked in both the private sector and DoD Government Contracts. Mr. Jennings holds a masters degree in Information Security with a focus in Cyber Security. Mr. Jennings has lead several teams in successfully managing large networks and implementing new and innovative technologies.

Muath Bani-hani, PhD, LEED AP, P.E. Mechanical Engineer, Mr. Banihani has 8+ years of experience providing design services for HVAC, firestop, water supply, and plumbing. He completed his MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering at SUNY Buffalo. He is LEED AP certified and has several publications; he’s a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Samet Karacoban, P.E. Senior Mechanical Engineer, Mr Karacoban has 6 years of experience in HVAC, Plumbing & Sprinkler consulting services. He completed his MSC in Mechanical Engineering at Manhattan College. His projects span both the private and public sectors.

Principal and Founder

Wayne Allen, P.E.

Senior Vice President, Traffic Signal and Street Lighting Division

Kasshun Negash

Vice President, Information Security

Eric Jennings

Mechanical Engineer

Muath Bani-hani, PhD, LEED

Samet Karacoban, P.Ek.

Senior Mechanical Engineer