ABOUT US

DILIP KHATRI, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.
Principal


Education:
  • Ph.D., STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, University Of Southern California, May 1998 (Earthquake Dynamic Response of Multi-story Reinforced Concrete Buildings.)
  • MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, University Of Southern California, May 1988 (Real Estate Development and Financial/Investment Analysis.)
  • MASTER OF SCIENCE, CIVIL ENGINEERING, California Institute Of Technology, June 1985 (Structural/Earthquake Engineering and Analysis.)
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, CIVIL ENGINEERING, California State University, Los Angeles, June 1983

Professional Associations and Affiliations:
  • American Society of Civil Engineering
  • American Concrete Institute
  • Structural Engineers Association
  • Risk Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
  • Southern California Insurance Professionals (SCIP)
  • International Association of Facility Managers (IFMA)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Professional Experience:
Thirty-one (31) years of civil engineering experience involving land development, subdivision, commercial, residential, multi-family, industrial, and educational facilities. Design, construction, and overall management of major infrastructure improvements comprising sewer, water, storm drain, flood control, and grading design.

Dr. Khatri has been working with Insurance Carriers over the past ten years involving various areas of casework:
  1. Forensic Structural Engineering: Evaluation of property distress including fire, soil settlement, earthquake, wind, water, explosions, and other environmental factors.
  2. Structural Design/Engineering Reconstruction: Preparation of design plans to restore/rebuild the structure to its original pre-loss condition. Evaluation and value engineering to construct the structure efficiently.
  3. Construction Cost Estimating and Project Management: Evaluation of the repair costs associated with the project, and methods to streamline the delivery time of the finished product.
  4. Geotechnical and Soils Issues: This includes soil subsidence, drainage, groundwater, and flood damage evaluation for cause and effect.
  5. Earthquake/Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings and PML Reports: Evaluation of existing structures for seismic deficiencies and Probable Maximum Loss Reports.

Professional Licenses:
  • Structural Engineer S.E. 4391
  • Registered Civil Engineer (RCE) #40833
  • General Contractor B 555505
  • Real Estate Broker License