Neville John Mathias

SOM, Associate Director | San Francisco, United States


Neville J. Mathias is an Associate Director with the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Madras University in India and joined SOM in 1985 after completing Master’s degrees in Structural Engineering and Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. Neville is deeply committed to integration and innovation in structural engineering and many of the projects he has been associated with have won awards for excellence in design. Neville has worked extensively on tall, complex and large-scale building projects across the US and around the world. His portfolio includes new buildings as well as retrofits that span a wide range of building functional types, materials, and structural systems. Many of Neville’s projects have required the use of non-prescriptive / performance-based design approaches. His…

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01 March 2016

Neville Mathias, Francesco Ranaudo, and Mark Sarkisian, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

The concept of introducing viscous damping devices between outriggers and perimeter columns in tall buildings to provide supplementary damping and improve performance, reduce structural costs,...


26 October 2015

Rupa Garai, Mark Sarkisian, Neville Mathias & Andrew Krebs, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

The use of outriggers with and without belt trusses has become an expedient of choice for harnessing the three dimensional potential of tall buildings to...


01 February 2011

Mark Sarkisian & Neville Mathias, SOM; Dasui Wang, ECADI; Sam Lee, Guangzhou Scientific Computing Consultants

Because of its iconic slender form, a key design challenge was to develop an efficient lateral system capable of resisting wind and seismic lateral load;...