Dr. Shirazi has over 10 years of industrial work experience as a structural engineer in designing residential and commercial structures. Also, he has worked as a field engineer for about two years and managed construction sites of low-rise and mid-rise buildings. During his career he has designed more than thirty complex high rise and mega buildings in East and West coast of United States and participated in design teams of some overseas projects located in the Middle East, China, and Mexico. In most of the highrise projects, state-of-the-art techniques such as nonlinear seismic performance based design approach and wind tunnel engineering have been implemented. He has advanced knowledge of most structural design software packages, seismic codes, and structural systems.