Ramin Golesorkhi, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., F.ASCE, principal, vice president, and director of earthquake engineering services for a large geotechnical, environmental, and site engineering firm, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Golesorkhi directs the development of seismic and geotechnical/foundation design criteria appropriate for industrial, residential, private, and government office buildings, hospitals and healthcare facilities, bridges, elevated freeways and viaducts, base isolated structures, and tunnels, and for the seismic strengthening of existing structures. His experience takes in the United States, South America, Southeast Asia, India, and the Middle East.
A registered civil (California and New York) and geotechnical engineer (California), he has more than 29 years of experience in seismic analysis and foundation engineering. He received his bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Tufts University, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.