Mark D. Hagel, PhD, P.Eng.

Mark D. Hagel, PhD, P.Eng., is the executive director of the Alberta Masonry Council. He holds bachelor’s degrees in actuarial science/ applied mathematics and civil engineering, and a doctorate in civil engineering. Hagel was employed as a technical services engineer for the Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association (CCMPA) before moving on to the role of a building envelope engineer and structural engineer with the Calgary office of Halcrow Yolles. His thesis dissertation, “Service Life Prediction of Connectors in Masonry Veneer Wall Systems,” was heavily rooted in both building science and structural engineering. Hagel can be reached via e-mail at

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Reinventing Canadian masonry

Reinventing Canadian masonry

Mark D. Hagel, PhD, P.Eng. examines the current state of the Canada’s MasterFormat Division 04 products and the impending future. Full story