Mahmoud Sadrossadat Zadeh, PHD, P.E.

Senior Engineer


Mahmoud had twenty years experience as a designer and reviewer of various industrial and commercial structures and six years experience as a researcher and instructor of structural design courses at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) before joining Kordt Engineering Group in 2016. He had been involved in structural design and design review of tall buildings, multi-story parking garages of the CityCenter project in Las Vegas, and tilt-up structures while working for Halcrow Yolles Consulting Engineers. The projects included two 37 story leaning residential (Veer) towers, and 56 story (Mandarin) hotel tower and its multi-story garage with a pool on the top.

Prior to joining Halcrow Yolles, Mahmoud had worked in a variety of roles including site engineer, design engineer, project manager and head of the structural design team for the design and analysis of power plant turbine halls and concrete cooling towers with initial focus on structural modeling concepts and detailing. His prior work experience includes: design and analysis of bridge and building structures and renovations for gravity and lateral loads, reinforced and post-tensioned concrete design, finite element, seismic and dynamic analysis.


1991 Ph.D. Dept. of Civil Engineering,
University of Leeds; Leeds, U.K.

1987 M.Sc. Department of Civil & Structural Engineering,
University of Manchester (UMIST); Manchester, U.K.

1985 B.Sc. Dept. of Civil Engineering,
Sharif University of Technology; Tehran, Iran


  • Member of International Institute of Earthquake Engineering & Seismology (IIEES)
  • Member of American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Member of American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
  • Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)


California: Civil Engineer (PE) Lic# 72858
Nevada: Civil Engineer (PE) Lic# 020980


Marquee at Cosmopolitan-Pool Cover Structure Peer Review

Las Vegas, NV

Veer Towers at CityCenter*

Las Vegas, NV

Mandarin Oriental Hotel at CityCenter*

Las Vegas, NV

Milad Tower*

Tehran, Iran

Montazer Ghaem power plant Cooling Towers*

Karaj, Iran

* Project Experience prior to joining KEG