Mehdi Rashti, S.E.

Founding Principal and CEO

  • Registrations:
    Structural Engineer: California #2834
    Civil Engineer: California #33464
    Licensed civil/structural engineer in 12 additional states

Mehdi Rashti, S.E., is the Founding Principal and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Under his leadership and direction, SMR has grown from a sole proprietorship to a company involved with multi-million-dollar, award-winning projects throughout the U.S. The firm’s portfolio includes hundreds of projects with a cumulative construction cost of more than $3.5 billion.

The key to the firm’s success is the personal commitment to quality and service. Through his leadership, he has instilled in the staff the importance of being a service-oriented firm which provides its clients with innovative, cost-effective solutions which best meet their needs.

The experience which Mehdi brings to the firm is multi-faceted. He has worked on a variety of projects over the past 40 years for clients in the private and public sectors. Project building types include campus dormitories, military barracks, aircraft maintenance hangars, fitness centers, rehabilitation centers, clinics, office buildings, schools, parking structures, dining facilities, and more. Mehdi is also experienced in the area of Code and Structural Safety review for the California Division of the State Architect.