About us

SurfZone Engineering LLC has been founded by Dr. Farzam S. Maleki, PE. He is a Professional Engineer in the state of Massachusetts with several years of experience in construction, design, evaluation, and inspection of offshore, waterfront and coastal structures. Dr. Maleki is an associate professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy and serves as the Marine Construction program coordinator. He has published several technical and scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He has received his B.Sc. and M.S. in Civil and Offshore engineering and PhD from Clemson University in Civil and Hydraulic Engineering.

Professional Registrations

      • Professional Engineer, MA: CN: 52242
      • Engineer In Training, South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors, CN: 19230
      • Merchant Mariner Credential, USA
      • Transportation Worker Identification Credential, USA
      • Open Water Scuba Diver, NAUI: CN: CFE3DF3

Hassan Moniri is a structural engineer with extensive experience in structural design of steel, concrete, and wood structures. Hassan received his Master degree in civil engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University. He is an expert in seismic analysis and retrofit designs for residential and commercial structures.

Civil Engineering Consulting

      • Structural design of nearshore and coastal structures
      • Nearshore and offshore structural inspection (above- and under-water)
      • Coastal structures retrofit and repair
      • Numerical flood modeling and flood map related studies
      • Sediment transport modeling

Professional Organization Membership

      • National Society of Professional Engineers
      • American Society of Civil Engineers
      • United States Society on Dams
      • Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society
      • Association of State Dam Safety Officials