A Quick Look:

Niru S. Dabholkar, PE, LEED AP BD+C – Associate Principal
Registration:  Professional Engineer - State of Ohio, 2004
Master of Science in Civil Engineering - Texas A&M University, 1998
Bachelor of Civil Engineering - Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute, University of Bombay, 1994


Professional Affiliations:

  • Structural Engineers Association of Ohio
  • AIA Columbus - Affiliate Member
  • ACE Mentor - Columbus Affiliate
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Society for Marketing Professional Services – Columbus Chapter
  • American Wood Council


Mr. Dabholkar is an Associate Principal for the firm. His experience has been in structural design and detailing for healthcare, commercial, higher education, residential and industrial projects, as well as investigation and repair of deteriorated existing structures and facades including plazas, parking garages, timber roof trusses, and masonry veneers, historic building restoration and structural feasibility.

Key Projects:

East parking structure Cleveland StateCleveland State University – East Parking Structure – Cleveland, OH
Designed a five-story post-tensioned concrete structure for the new parking garage. Also includes a connector bridge that connects the garage to the new Recreation Center.

Bucyrus Community HospitalBucyrus Community Hospital – South Expansion and Interior Renovations – Bucyrus, OH
Designed a three-story south addition to the existing hospital building.

Ohio university expansionOhio University – Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Phase I Expansion
Led the structural engineering design and consultation for a new 108-000-square-foot medical school building on the new Union Street Green of the University’s main campus. New building is being designed to house Medical Education, Student and Student Supp port Spaces, Learning Resource Ctr, Academic Affairs Suite, Collaborative Student Lear ning Spaces and Admissions.

Warren Area School District - Elementary Center, Warren, PAMount Vernon Nazarene University – New Ariel Arena – Mount Vernon, OH
Design of a new 67,000-square-foot two-story steel-framed competition sports arena for the varsity basketball and volleyball teams on the main campus. The improvements will provide more gymnasium space for both varsity and intramural sports, increase spectator capacity, and bring the MVNU athletic facilities to a level comparable with other universities in their conference.

Additional Project Experience:

Dormitory, Housing and Assisted Living:

  • New Condominiums – 52 Brickel Street, Columbus, OH
  • Brookdale Senior Living Assisted Living Addition and Renovations, Farmington, CT
  • Emerald Rose Development, Troy Township, OH
  • South Franklin Circle – Retirement Community, Bainbridge Twp., OH
  • Kappa House II Apartments, Shaker Hts., OH
  • University of Pittsburgh New Student Residences, Greensburg, PA


  • Panera Bread # 4775 Renovations, Columbus, OH
  • New Panera Bread Café # 4345, Morgantown, WV
  • Clarmont Panera Bread Café Renovations, Columbus, OH
  • Olive Garden – Roof Top Unit Load Investigation, Lima, OH
  • Lima Trust Building Historic Preservation and Major Renovations, Lima, OH
  • Vermilion Institute Historic Restoration, Hayesville, OH

Health Care:

  • OSU Wexner Medical Center – Rhodes, Doan and James Major HVAC Infrastructure Upgrades, Columbus, OH
  • OSU Wexner Medical Center – New Hybrid Operating Room Expansion, Columbus, OH
  • Mt. Carmel East Hospital Emergency Department Radiology Room 2 Renovations, Columbus, OH
  • Holzer Health– New Wound Care Facility, Gallipolis, OH
  • Veterans Affairs Chalmers Wylie Ambulatory Care Center - New Surgery Expansion, Columbus, OH
  • University Hospitals East – 5 West Renovations and HVAC Upgrades, Columbus, OH
  • MetroHealth Hospital System – New Linear Accelerator Addition, Cleveland, OH

Higher Education:

  • The Ohio State University – Veterinary Hospital Enhancement and Expansion, Columbus, OH
  • The Ohio State University Morehouse Renovations, Columbus, OH
  • The Ohio State University – Wilce Student Center Expansion
  • Feasibility Study, Columbus, OH
  • Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopahtic Medicine(Hcom) – Phase I, Athens, OH
  • Ohio University – Indoor Multipurpose Pavilion, Athens, OH
  • Ohio University Ridges Buildings 13, Athens, OH
  • Ohio University Seigfred Hall – James Hall, Sargant Hall and Porter Hall, Facade Restoration, Athens, OH
  • Belmont College – Health Science Center, St. Clairsville, OH
  • Wright State University - Nutter Center Loading Dock – Concrete Distress Investigation & Repairs, Dayton, OH
  • Lincoln University – Learning, Counseling & Academic Student Center (Wellness Center), Chester County, PA
  • Cleveland State University Rhodes Plaza Repair and Renovation, Cleveland, OH

Secondary Education:

  • Johnstown Monroe School District – Mutiple Renovations and Additions, Johnstown, OH
  • New Lake Highschool and Middle school Facitlity, Uniontown, OH
  • Orange High School Wood Truss (Gymnasium & Cafeteria Roof Structural Assessment), Pepper Pike, OH
  • Cleveland Municipal School District Charles W. Eliot Elementary School, Cleveland, OH
  • Ohio School Facilities Commission – Multiple New Canton City Schools, Canton, OH


  • City of Columbus Swim Club Renovations, Columbus, OH
  • Livingston Park Improvements Phase I, Columbus, OH
  • Scioto Reserve Swim and Golf Club Renovations, Powell, OH
  • New Beachwood Aquatic Center, Beachwood, OH
  • Raymond Memorial Clubhouse Renovations, Columbus, OH


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center East Garage (new), Monroeville, PA
  • Crocker Park Garages Structural Condition Assessment, Westlake, OH
  • Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus OH
  • Physicians Garage: Vertical Expansion Feasibility Study
  • Physicians Garage: Structural Condition Assessment
  • Fairview Hospital – East Parking Structure Expansion, Fairview Park, OH
  • Cleveland State University New East Parking Structure, Cleveland, OH