Craig Meierhoffer

Craig is an associate at BASE who works on projects of all types including military facilities and residential and commercial structures. He has been a structural engineer since 2001 and is also experienced in AT/FP methods and progressive collapse prevention design. Craig especially enjoys working with the owner and general contractor during construction to troubleshoot… Read More

Yuriy Mikhaylov

Yuriy is an engineer and special inspector who has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from facilities for the federal government to residential and commercial buildings for the private sector. Yuriy leads BASE’s Guam office and is responsible for structural design, construction administration, and special inspection. Born in Kropotkin, Russia, Yuriy grew up… Read More

Reza Mirmoghtadaei

A skilled senior structural designer with a doctorate in structural engineering and 16 years of experience in industry and research, Reza is knowledgeable in structural analysis and design of reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete, steel structures, and reinforced concrete masonry structures. He has worked on a wide range of large and mid-size projects including high-rise residential… Read More

Divyesh Mistry

Divyesh is Director of BASE’s India office and is an experienced structural engineer specializing in high-rise structures. He has designed and peer reviewed a wide variety of projects encompassing concrete, steel, post-tensioned, composite and wood structures. Div’s responsibilities include project and client management, business development, and overseeing BASE India’s operations. A pursuer of personal and… Read More

Shruti Mistry

Shruti is in BASE’s India office and produces drawings using Revit Structure and AutoCAD. She has drafted structures in the US and India including high-rises, commercial and office buildings, and residential mixed-use developments. Shruti has a great sense of humor and loves to make people laugh and smile. Contrary to most people, her favorite animal… Read More

Michael Ortega Palacios

Michael joined BASE with extensive knowledge of construction and project management from previous work experience in Honolulu and Venezuela, which has allowed him to seamlessly transition to special inspection. Michael’s primary responsibilities are special inspection for concrete construction that include conventional and post-tensioned structures, and he also performs concrete and masonry sampling/testing. Born and raised… Read More

Diane Penafiel

Diane has been in the AEC industry since 2009. In addition to overseeing BASE’s accounting functions and being a Deltek Vision pro, she also manages its human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance renewals. If that weren’t enough, Diane is also a key member of BASE’s PPC (party planning committee). She enjoys weight lifting, going to… Read More

Jeffrey Pilarca

Jeffrey has over three decades of experience as a CAD/BIM designer in Architecture, Mechanical, Plumbing and Fire Protection. As CAD/BIM manager, he supports the function of production by managing standards, coordinating operations, and ensuring exceptional packages. Born and raised in Guam, Jeffrey now lives in Oahu. He enjoys twisting Rubik’s cubes and studying the sleight… Read More

Tanmay Ramani

Tanmay joined BASE’s team in Chicago with engineering experience in India and extensive university research and course work in post-tensioning and seismic performance of structures. At BASE he has designed high-rise buildings in the US and India as well as hotels, churches, and mixed-use residential structures. Tanmay also has developed expertise in the analysis of… Read More

Akashi Rouse

Akashi manages BASE Guam’s special inspection projects and performs special inspections and quality control during construction. His work focuses on public and private sector large-scale structures, such as military aircraft hangars and the 476,000 SF Tsubaki Tower. In addition to being certified as a Master of Special Inspection, Akashi’s engineering and design experience give him… Read More