Peyman Askari Nejad
Dr. Peyman Askari Nejad (born July 25, 1977 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian Principal Structural Engineer based in the USA. Dr. Peyman is an expert high-rise designer for the super tall skyscrapers in the United States and in the Middle East. He has extensive tall building experience that started with Burj Dubai-Plot63A landmark Emmar Building. During his experience in Dubai, he has been involved in the designing of many tall building. He is noted for his contributions to the designs for some of the world's tallest projects in United Arab Emirates such as the Princess Tower, Marina 101, Elite Tower Residence, Infinity Tower, Wind Tower-I, Wind Tower-II U-Bora Tower, Crescent Hotel in Palm Jumeirah, Shams Gate Towers in the Abu Dhabi, Trump Hotel and in the Europe, Okhta Center Tower, Gazprom project in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Dr. Peyman received his bachelor’s degree in the field of civil engineering, in Tehran, Iran in 1997 while placing first in his college. He pursued his advanced studies at the Sharif University of Technology. He earned his master's degree in structural engineering specialized in structural design and afterwards a PhD in structural engineering specialized in tall buildings and in addition to his educational carrier he also received the project management degree (M.Sc., PMP) from UC Berkeley, California, USA. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of University of IAU and teaching in the SBP State Polytechnic University.
Peyman has dedicated himself to structural innovation throughout his prestigious career. His renowned contribution is the invention of the “Hexagrid” structural system for the tall buildings. While broadly known for his work on super tall buildings, his expertise also extends to the free form and long spans structures; he has had a notable career in the analysis and design of concrete and steel structures and is an acknowledged expert in the design of super-tall buildings.