Balram Gupta

Balram Gupta, PhD, SE

Senior Principal

Balram is West Coast Healthcare Market Leader in Walter P Moore's Los Angeles Structures Group. With three decades of experience in structural engineering, seismic design of new buildings, seismic evaluation of existing buildings, and seismic upgrades, Balram is an expert at addressing technical challenges, strategic thinking, writing proposals, managing a team of engineers, overseeing project schedules and budgets, project delivery, and interfacing with clients.

Additionally, Balram brings structural engineering expertise across a wide range of market sectors including healthcare, commercial, education, and residential. He is particularly adept at developing team business plans, business development, strategizing project pursuits, managing team financials, and providing team and technical leadership. 


B.S., Civil Engineering, Punjab Engineering College 
M.S., Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Earthquake Engineering, University of Central Florida

How does engineering make a difference in the world?
By making the buildings safer and more resilient to earthquakes and extending their useful lives at minimum cost.
If you had to choose a different career, what would it be?
Aerospace Engineer.
What's the best advice you've received - so far?
Be honest and maintain integrity under all circumstances.


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