Chief Structural Engineer

“Energy independence and climate change are among the most challenging problems of our world. I am at Solar Energy World because working on these problems gives me high moral and emotional satisfaction.”

Danny Polk, Solar Energy World's field operations managerAli attained his BS and MS degrees in civil and structural engineering in his hometown of Tehran, Iran. During graduate studies, he completed numerous structural designs for various industries. On June 2016, he received his PhD in structural engineering while researching structural health monitoring and nondestructive testing and teaching related courses. As a professional engineer licensed in Maryland and Virginia, Ali joined Solar Energy World to conduct roof and ground mount structural analyses and design to safely install solar panels. He and his wife enjoy hiking, reading and advocating renewable energy technologies for the future of our planet.