Allen Au SE Allen Au SE

Allen Au SE

Associate Los Angeles, CA
“I live by two words. Tenacity and gratitude. Tenacity gets me where I want to go, and gratitude doesn’t allow me to be angry along the way.” – Henry Winkler
  • Discipline Structural Engineering
  • Specialties Healthcare, Aviation, Education, Retail, Hospitality, Laboratory, Design-Build, Office
  • Education MS, Structural Engineering, Stanford University BS, Civil Engineering, University of Southern California
  • Affiliations/Licensure Associate DBIA American Institute of Steel Construction Structural Engineer: CA Professional Engineer: CA
  • Hobbies & Interests Travel, Photography, Hiking, Camping, Skiing, Rock climbing


As an Associate with the Structural Division of the Los Angeles office of KPFF, Allen has over 16 years of experience in the built environment. Through efficient design, Allen strives to achieve thoughtful and cost-effective building designs. He is a strong and active collaborator who is highly motivated to exceed client expectations. Allen enjoys working with team members to create a strong finished product and brings this enthusiasm to every project he touches. Allen has gained experience on a wide variety of projects from Medical and Research Facilities to Higher Education to Retail. This range of projects has allowed him to use his proficiency on engineering complexities to find pertinent resolutions for many project challenges.


  • Westfield UTC Phase II
    (On Site Structural Engineer)

  • Gateway Rancho Del Paso

  • LAUSD San Pedro HS Olguin Campus

  • UCSD Altman Clinical and Translational Institute

  • City of Hope Orange County

  • John Wayne Airport – Clay Lacy Fixed Based Operator