Derek Pham, PE, SE

Courses: Structural

Derek Pham, PE, SE is a licensed civil and structural engineer in the state of California. He received his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering (structural emphasis) from University of California, Irvine and a master of science degree in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Derek has more than 10 years of structural engineering experience working for both public agencies and engineering consultants. Some notable projects that Derek worked on include the Gigafactory in Nevada as Tesla's only internal structural engineer and a $200M seismic improvement project for a water treatment plant adjacent to the San Andreas fault.



Abdul Siraj, PE

Courses: Structural

Abdul Siraj, PE is the founder of, an online platform dedicated to helping engineers through step-by-step design and analysis examples. Prior to starting, he worked for over 5 years as a structural engineer designing offshore and subsea structures in the oil and gas sector. He earned both his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and master's degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Houston. Abdul is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas.