Principals

Education B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii, 1981 M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1982 Professional Registration 1985 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (5805) 1990   Fire Protection & Mechanical Engineering, Washington (26634) 1994   Mechanical Engineering, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (244) Professional Affiliations LEED Accredited Professional Past President – ASHRAE Hawaii Chapter Memberships – National Society of Professional Engineers, Society of Fire Protection Engineers Professional Experience Joel Yuen is in charge of coordinating all of the mechanical, fire protection, and electrical work developed by our office. In addition to Joel’s mechanical and fire protection engineering design experience, he has expertise in energy surveys, audits, and building automation controls. He has served as President of the local Hawaii chapter of ASHRAE and is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and National Society of Professional Engineers.  

Education
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii, 1981

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1982

Professional Registration
1985 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (5805)

1990   Fire Protection & Mechanical Engineering, Washington (26634)

1994   Mechanical Engineering, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (244)

Professional Affiliations
LEED Accredited Professional
Past President – ASHRAE Hawaii Chapter
Memberships – National Society of Professional Engineers, Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Professional Experience
Joel Yuen is in charge of coordinating all of the mechanical, fire protection, and electrical work developed by our office. In addition to Joel’s mechanical and fire protection engineering design experience, he has expertise in energy surveys, audits, and building automation controls. He has served as President of the local Hawaii chapter of ASHRAE and is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and National Society of Professional Engineers.

 

Joel Yuen,
P.E., LEED AP

President, Project Mechanical & Fire Protection Engineer

Leads 'Ewa Team

Education B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1990 M.S. Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1991 Professional Registration 1994 Mechanical Engineering, California (M28932) 1995 Fire Protection Engineering, California (FP1359) 1998 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (9546) Professional Affiliations LEED Accredited Professional Certified Commissioning Agent by the American Air Balance Council (AABC) President – ACEC Hawaii; Board of Directors – ASHRAE Hawaii Chapter Memberships – American Society of Military Engineers, Society of Fire Protection Engineers Professional Experience Barry Jim On’s expertise is in the design of plumbing, POL, air conditioning, and fire protection systems. He has also prepared masterplan reports and energy surveys. Barry is a member of ASHRAE, the American Society of Military Engineers and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. He recently served as President for the American Consulting Engineers Council Hawaii chapter.

Education
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1990

M.S. Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1991

Professional Registration
1994 Mechanical Engineering, California (M28932)

1995 Fire Protection Engineering, California (FP1359)

1998 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (9546)

Professional Affiliations
LEED Accredited Professional
Certified Commissioning Agent by the American Air Balance Council (AABC)
President – ACEC Hawaii; Board of Directors – ASHRAE Hawaii Chapter
Memberships – American Society of Military Engineers, Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Professional Experience
Barry Jim On’s expertise is in the design of plumbing, POL, air conditioning, and fire protection systems. He has also prepared masterplan reports and energy surveys. Barry is a member of ASHRAE, the American Society of Military Engineers and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. He recently served as President for the American Consulting Engineers Council Hawaii chapter.

Barry Jim On,
P.E., LEED AP, CxA

Senior Vice President,
Project Mechanical & Fire Protection Engineer

Leads Diamond Head Team

Professional Registration 1999   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (9576) 2015   Electrical Engineering, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (451) Professional Experience Garret Masuda has 22 years of electrical engineering experience and is responsible for supervising a portion of the electrical engineering staff at Insynergy Engineering, Inc.   His experience includes the design of electrical and telecommunications systems for both the public and private sectors as well as for the Department of Defense (e.g. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps) in Hawaii, Guam, Korea, Japan and other locations in the Pacific Basin.  He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer and is currently serving as a director for the American Consulting Engineers Council Hawaii (ACECH) chapter.

Professional Registration
1999   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (9576)
2015   Electrical Engineering, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (451)

Professional Experience
Garret Masuda has 22 years of electrical engineering experience and is responsible for supervising a portion of the electrical engineering staff at Insynergy Engineering, Inc.   His experience includes the design of electrical and telecommunications systems for both the public and private sectors as well as for the Department of Defense (e.g. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps) in Hawaii, Guam, Korea, Japan and other locations in the Pacific Basin.  He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer and is currently serving as a director for the American Consulting Engineers Council Hawaii (ACECH) chapter.

Garret Masuda,
P.E., RCDD, LEED AP BD+C

Vice President, Project Electrical and
Telecommunications Engineer


Team Leaders

'Ewa Team

Professional Registration 1994   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (8374) 1996 Electrical Engineering, Washington (15315) 2007   Electrical Engineering, Guam (1334) Professional Experience Jay Hashimoto has 18 years of experience with InSynergy Engineering, Inc.  In addition, he has eight years of experience with other electrical engineering consulting firms here in Honolulu and California.  Jay’s experience includes the design of electrical systems for commercial, industrial, residential, institutional, and mechanical facilities for both private and public sector projects which included medium voltage power, lighting, telephone and data systems. In addition he has conducted power system studies which include site review, masterplanning, code compliance and future expansions for facilities.

Professional Registration
1994   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (8374)
1996 Electrical Engineering, Washington (15315)
2007   Electrical Engineering, Guam (1334)

Professional Experience
Jay Hashimoto has 18 years of experience with InSynergy Engineering, Inc.  In addition, he has eight years of experience with other electrical engineering consulting firms here in Honolulu and California.  Jay’s experience includes the design of electrical systems for commercial, industrial, residential, institutional, and mechanical facilities for both private and public sector projects which included medium voltage power, lighting, telephone and data systems. In addition he has conducted power system studies which include site review, masterplanning, code compliance and future expansions for facilities.

Jay Hashimoto,
P.E., RCDD/OSP

Electrical Team Leader, Project Electrical and
TelecommunicationsEngineer

Professional Registration 2007Mechanical Engineering, California (33756) 2012   Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (14833) Professional Experience Eli Comeau has 12 years of mechanical design experience with InSynergy Engineering, Inc. He has experience with major renovation and design projects for both private and public sectors, including the replacement and upgrade of the chilled water system at the Honolulu International Airport.  He is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Professional Registration
2007Mechanical Engineering, California (33756)
2012   Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (14833)

Professional Experience
Eli Comeau has 12 years of mechanical design experience with InSynergy Engineering, Inc. He has experience with major renovation and design projects for both private and public sectors, including the replacement and upgrade of the chilled water system at the Honolulu International Airport.  He is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Professional Registration 2008   Mechanical Engineering, California (34058) 2011   Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (14297) 2012 Fire Protection Engineering, California (1805) Professional Experience Yoon Hwang has been with InSynergy Engineering, Inc. for 12 years. He is a registered mechanical,  fire protection and  LEED Accredited Professional.  He has completed the design of major mechanical and plumbing design work for various private and government clients including Kaiser Permanente, State DOT-A, NAVFAC, Army Corps, and Tripler Army Medical Center.

Professional Registration
2008   Mechanical Engineering, California (34058)
2011   Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (14297)
2012 Fire Protection Engineering, California (1805)

Professional Experience
Yoon Hwang has been with InSynergy Engineering, Inc. for 12 years. He is a registered mechanical,  fire protection and  LEED Accredited Professional.  He has completed the design of major mechanical and plumbing design work for various private and government clients including Kaiser Permanente, State DOT-A, NAVFAC, Army Corps, and Tripler Army Medical Center.

Yoon Hwang,
P.E., LEED AP

Mechanical Team Leader, Project
Mechanical & Fire Protection Engineer

Eli Comeau,
P.E., LEED AP BD+C, CEM

Mechanical Team Leader, Project
Mechanical Engineer

Professional Registration 2003   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (10940) Professional Experience Ross Takai’s experience includes the design of electrical systems for commercial, industrial, residential, resort, and institutional for both public and private sector projects.  The types of electrical  systems that he has designed included power, lighting, fire alarm, telephone and data systems.

Professional Registration
2003   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (10940)

Professional Experience

Ross Takai’s experience includes the design of electrical systems for commercial, industrial, residential, resort, and institutional for both public and private sector projects.  The types of electrical  systems that he has designed included power, lighting, fire alarm, telephone and data systems.

Ross Takai, P.E.

Project Electrical Engineer, Electrical Team Leader

Diamond head team

Professional Registration 2005 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (11797) Professional Experience Deron Jyo has 22 years of mechanical engineering experience and is responsible for supervising a portion of the mechanical engineering staff at InSynergy Engineering. Inc.  His experience includes the design of mechanical systems for commercial, residential, institutional, resort, and healthcare facilities for both the private and public sectors.  Deron also specializes in Department of Defense (DOD) work and has worked on various Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps projects in Hawaii, Guam, Korea, and Saipan, and Japan.  He is a member of the American Society of Military Engineers (ASME) and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Professional Registration
2005 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (11797)

Professional Experience
Deron Jyo has 22 years of mechanical engineering experience and is responsible for supervising a portion of the mechanical engineering staff at InSynergy Engineering. Inc.  His experience includes the design of mechanical systems for commercial, residential, institutional, resort, and healthcare facilities for both the private and public sectors.  Deron also specializes in Department of Defense (DOD) work and has worked on various Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps projects in Hawaii, Guam, Korea, and Saipan, and Japan.  He is a member of the American Society of Military Engineers (ASME) and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Deron Jyo,
P.E., LEED AP

Mechanical Team Leader, Project
Mechanical Engineer

Professional Registration 2007   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (12564) Professional Experience Chris Kuramoto’s experience includes project management, quality control and the design and preparation of complete electrical construction documents for government, commercial and residential projects.  Recent projects included work on primary and secondary electrical distribution systems, lighting, generators and telecommunication systems.  Mr. Kuramoto is also a BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer and a LEED Accredited Professional.  

Professional Registration
2007   Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (12564)

Professional Experience
Chris Kuramoto’s experience includes project management, quality control and the design and preparation of complete electrical construction documents for government, commercial and residential projects.  Recent projects included work on primary and secondary electrical distribution systems, lighting, generators and telecommunication systems.  Mr. Kuramoto is also a BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer and a LEED Accredited Professional.

 

Chris Kuramoto,
P.E., RCDD,
LEED AP BD+C

Electrical Team Leader, Project
Electrical and Telecommunications Engineer

Professional Registration 2011 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (14306) Professional Experience Owen Crabtree has nine years of mechanical engineering design experience.  He has been involved in renovation projects of barracks, educational facilities, military complexes, and airports.  He has worked on projects located in the state of Hawaii, Japan, Okinawa, Guam, and Wake Island.

Professional Registration
2011 Mechanical Engineering, Hawaii (14306)

Professional Experience
Owen Crabtree has nine years of mechanical engineering design experience.  He has been involved in renovation projects of barracks, educational facilities, military complexes, and airports.  He has worked on projects located in the state of Hawaii, Japan, Okinawa, Guam, and Wake Island.

Owen Crabtree, P.E., LEED AP

Mechanical Section Leader

Professional Registration 2011    Electrical Engineering, California (19929) 2013    Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (15437) Professional Experience Mr. Nikolic has been with InSynergy Engineering, Inc. for six years as an electrical engineer.  He has most recently worked on new Special Operations Forces (SOF) facilities (consisting of Company Operations, Maritime Operations, Combat Readiness Training Facilities, etc) at Torii Station, Okinawa and Whole Barracks Renewal (WBR), Phase 3B, Quad D renovation project at Schofield Barracks, as well as many photovoltaic projects at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Facilities and University of Hawaii at Hilo, including photovoltaic systems for the existing Student Services Building, the new Student Services Building, new Maintenance Shed, and the existing Learning Resources Center.

Professional Registration
2011    Electrical Engineering, California (19929)

2013    Electrical Engineering, Hawaii (15437)

Professional Experience
Mr. Nikolic has been with InSynergy Engineering, Inc. for six years as an electrical engineer.  He has most recently worked on new Special Operations Forces (SOF) facilities (consisting of Company Operations, Maritime Operations, Combat Readiness Training Facilities, etc) at Torii Station, Okinawa and Whole Barracks Renewal (WBR), Phase 3B, Quad D renovation project at Schofield Barracks, as well as many photovoltaic projects at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Facilities and University of Hawaii at Hilo, including photovoltaic systems for the existing Student Services Building, the new Student Services Building, new Maintenance Shed, and the existing Learning Resources Center.

Srdjan Nikolic, P.E.

Electrical Section Leader, Project Electrical Engineer


Honolulu Team

Guam Team