Muhammad Rahal, PE


Muhammad Rahal joined Severud Associates in 2002 as an engineer. Five years later, he received his master’s degree and progressed to senior engineer. A year after that, he advanced to the role of associate. Muhammad uses his advanced studies, most notably in the analysis and design of buildings for physical security and blast loading, to engineer complex structures. He has contributed to many noteworthy projects, including the mixed-use building at 851 Avenue of the Americas, the 35XV Condominium, and the Staten Island Mall Expansion, all in New York City.
Muhammad is author of the master’s thesis, The Design of Steel Structures Under the Influence of Blast Loading, published by the Cooper Union in 2004.

Muhammad is licensed as a professional engineer in New York and New Jersey. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Engineering in civil engineering, both from the Cooper Union.