Dr. Vahid Sattary is a California Registered Structural and Civil Engineer and the principal of Sattary Structural and Earthquake Engineering. He has over 25 years experience in structural engineering and seismic design including the state-of-the-art design of seismic protective systems, base isolation and energy dissipation application in buildings. He has been the structural engineer for many projects including new building designs, seismic retrofit of historic buildings, and structural evaluation studies.
Vahid Sattary received his BS in Civil Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and his MS in Civil Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where he later also obtained his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering.
Dr. Sattary is affiliated with the Structural Engineering Association of Northern California (SEAONC) where he is an active member of the Seismology Committee. From 2006 to 2008, Mayor Gavin C. Newsom appointed him to the Building Inspection Commission of San Francisco.