Ramin Golesorkhi

Working Group: Performance Based Seismic Design

Langan, Principal | San Francisco, United States


Dr. Golesorkhi has more than 34 years of experience in seismic analysis and foundation engineering. He is the director of seismic engineering services at Langan. He provides engineering consultation for projects involving deep excavation, tunneling, foundation support and settlement, vertical and lateral evaluation of pile foundations, stability of earth structures, seismic soil-structure interaction, seismic hazard evaluation, ground response analysis, liquefaction potential evaluation, evaluation of ground improvement techniques, and other geotechnical and environmental projects.

Dr. Golesorkhi was one of the primary authors of the CTBUH Technical Guide on Performance-Based Seismic Design for Tall Buildings (2017). Dr. Golesorkhi was an active member of ground motion and soil-structure interaction task committees of ASCE 7-22. In 2016 he was a member of special sub-committee of the Structural…

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Ramin Golesorkhi

CTBUH Designated Expert


Working Group: Performance Based Seismic Design (2015 – Present)

20 October 2018

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.

20 October 2018

Seismic Design Working Group Meets at 2018 Conference

The CTBUH Performance-Based Seismic Design Working Group reconvened at the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference in Dubai to outline an approach for updating their 2017 technical guide.

14 September 2017

Performance-Based Seismic Design Technical Guide Now Available

CTBUH is pleased to announce the Performance-Based Seismic Design for Tall Buildings Technical Guide, an output of the PBSD Working Group.

30 October 2015

San Francisco Regional Tour

CTBUH 2015 delegates toured San Francisco and its architectural marvels, from new construction to old historic buildings.