Neil Bahen SE, LEED AP Neil Bahen SE, LEED AP

Neil Bahen SE, LEED AP

Associate Los Angeles, CA
“…for the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.”
  • Discipline Structural Engineering
  • Specialties Healthcare, Education, Government, Office, Entertainment, Renovation, Seismic Design
  • Education MS, Civil Engineering with Emphasis in Structures, University of Nevada, Reno BS, Civil Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Affiliations/Licensure American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) State of California Safety Assessment Program Evaluator LEED Accredited Professional Associate DBIA Professional Structural Engineer: CA Professional Engineer: CA
  • Hobbies & Interests Anything that will get us outside! Running, Hiking, Scootering, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Coaching Baseball


Neil joined KPFF in 2008 after receiving his master’s degree from the University of Nevada, Reno (Go Pack!). Early in his career, he had amazing opportunities to contribute to high-profile healthcare projects including Palomar Medical Center, Camp Pendleton Naval Replacement Hospital, and the Martin Luther King Jr Ambulatory Care Center. Taking the skills and experiences he gained from these Healthcare projects, Neil has been able to expand his structural expertise to Education, Laboratory, Entertainment, and Retail. He thrives on project teams where he can work collaboratively with architects and contractors to develop economic solutions that contribute to the project vision. Neil has gained a reputation amongst his peers, architects, and contractors for his collaborative nature and ability to tackle complex challenges.


  • Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton & Central Utilities Plant

  • Ventura County Medical Center

  • Cedar-Sinai Medical Center – Davis

  • University of California Riverside Student Health & Counseling Center