Bijan Aalami

Bijan O. Aalami

Founder and Chairman at ADAPT Corporation

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1733 Woodside Road Suite 220, Redwood City, California, United States
HQ Phone:
(650) 306-2400

last updated 3/6/2018

General Information


University of London


doctoral degree - structural engineering , Imperial College of Science and Technology and Medicine , London


Software Developer - PT-Structures

Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering - San Francisco State University

Life Member - Post-Tensioning Institute

Founder - BFL Owen & Associates

Founder - Bijan Florian LTD

Professor Emeritus - San Francisco State University Life Member of the Post-Tensioning Institute

Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee - PTI

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Structural Concrete Analysis Software and Consulting � ADAPT Management

Dr. Bijan O. Aalami, SE
Founder and Chairman A practicing structural engineer and software developer, Dr. Aalami, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at San Francisco State University, is a world renound leader in the analysis and design of concrete structures with a specialization in post-tensioning. For over three decades, Bijan has been a driving force in the structural design industry and has made significant contributions to the advancement of bridge and building design with software tools, design literature, consulting, and training services. Dr. Aalami has been actively engaged in the design and construction of numerous notable post-tensioned buildings, bridges, and special structures. Additionally, he has advanced the industry through worldwide educational seminars and extensive publications on concrete design. These resources have enriched the practice of engineers worldwide. As Founder of ADAPT Corporation, Dr. Aalami has been instrumental in delivering leading software, consulting services, and professional training programs to structural design professionals worldwide. For over 30 years, Dr. Aalami has been developing and enhancing the ADAPT software suite, which serves more than 3500 customers in over 85 countries worldwide. Dr. Aalami earned his doctoral degree in structural engineering from Imperial College of Science and Technology and Medicine, London. As a Fulbright Scholar at Brown University, RI, and the University of California, Los Angeles, he carried out seminal research on the dynamic analysis of structures using the finite element technique.

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Headline News � ADAPT Structural Concrete Software

Dr. Bijan Aalami, founder of ADAPT Corporation, is an internationally renowned educationalist and leader in the analysis and design of concrete structures with specialization in post-tensioning.
Dr. Bijan Aalami, CEO of ADAPT Corporation, will continue to lecture at these new sessions. "We are very excited to have Gerry join our organization and are confident he will contribute significantly to our continued expansion of becoming the market leader in providing software solutions to the structural concrete industry" said Dr. Bijan Aalami, ADAPT CEO. As part of ADAPT's long-standing commitment to the development of the prestressed industry, Dr. Bijan Aalami, CEO and Founder of ADAPT, is teaching the graduate course on Prestress Concrete Design at San Jose State University, California. Dr. Aalami is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at San Francisco State University where he taught a wide range of structural engineering courses during his tenure. Author(s): Bijan O. Aalami and Jennifer D. Jurgens

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ADAPT Software Support Newsletter

Dr. Bijan Aalami, ADAPT's Founder and CEO, lifetime member of ASCE and the Post-Tensioning Institute, has taken a personal interest in the promotion of post-tensioning in the region.
To this end, he has collaborated with influential local consulting firms, post-tensioning suppliers, government agencies, and held annual seminars on the design and construction of post-tensioning.

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