Dimitrios S. Bratakos, S.E., President

Education

Master of Science in Structural Engineering, 1961

University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 1957

University of Southern California

State Licensing

Registered Professional Engineer (Structural), State of Arizona
Registered Professional Engineer (Structural), State of California
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Florida
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Georgia
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Hawaii
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Louisiana
Registered Professional Engineer (Structural), State of Nevada
Registered Professional Engineer, State of North Carolina
Registered Professional Engineer (Structural), State of Oregon

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas

Professional Experience

Mr. Bratakos has been active in the practice of Structural Engineering since 1957, having worked on a wide variety of engineering projects throughout the United States, Asia and the Pacific Rim.

The breadth of his experience is very extensive, covering all types of structures under varying conditions. He has also worked on an adequate amount of design-build projects. He is familiar with different construction materials such as concrete, structural steel, masonry and timber, and design methods and techniques such as post-tensioning, pre-stressing and pre-casting. He has a thorough understanding of structural analyses and design of buildings situated in zones of high seismic activities and areas of high wind velocities. His structural knowledge includes seismic upgrading and strengthening of existing buildings as well.

Furthermore, Mr. Bratakos is an author of a great number of engineering softwares that are utilized often for arriving at fast and economical solutions in structural designs. His technical ability together with his knowledge of up to date costs are essential in making the most appropriate decisions for projects under design.

Among projects completed include High Rise Buildings, Office Buildings, Condominiums, Hotels, Independent Parking Structures, Residential and Commercial Buildings and various Educational and Military Facilities.