Principals

Our in-house technical experts provide design solutions, and superior services which is meant as “Structural Engineering”. With meticulous attention to detail, MK Engineers and Associates Inc. professionals design buildings that mesh aesthetic and functional attributes while maximizing structural efficiency. When an architectural design evolves from the context of a site condition the structure must respond to the ideas and values of the owner and the architecture to properly integrate into the finished product. As such, we are committed to work closely from the onset of an evolving projects.

CEO/Structural Engineer
mkabir@mkaainc.com

Mohammad Kabir holds his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) in 1982 and Masters (MS) in Emphasized in Highway and Transportation, and Structural Engineering from South Dakota State University (SDSU). Mohammad began his career working in large consulting engineering firms in Bangladesh when he eventually started his own engineering firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Kabir immigrated to the United States in the early 90’s where he received his Masters then eventually settled down in the DFW metroplex, working for well reputed engineering firms throughout the decades.

Despite a looming recession, Mohammad was able to successfully found MK Engineers and Associates, Inc. in December 2007. Mohammad found a knowledgeable and dedicated team who worked hard during the recession to bring MK Engineers and Associates up to a well known and dependable structural engineering firm here in the Dallas-Fortworth Metroplex.

As lead Structural Engineer, Mohammad works with project engineers to guide all aspects of the structural analysis and design and coordinate with the clients and other consultants throughout the construction documents process.

Being the Chief Executive officer (CEO) of the firm, he performs all management related tasks, dealing contracts with clients, ensures the quality of the production documents and client satisfaction.

Mohammad’s 38 years of portfolio includes a variety of large, structural projects mainly Mid-Rise Hospitality, Multi-Use and commercial project around the metroplex and other cities primarily in the South and Southwest.

Lead Structural Engineer/Principal
gmowinkel@mkaainc.com :

Gerald Mowinkel holds his Master of Science (MS), Emphasized  structural engineering form  University of Nebraska. In his 54 years of professional career he served many structural engineering firms in united states. 

In February  2008, he joined with MK Engineers and Associates Inc. 

As lead Structural Engineer, Gerald works with project engineers to guide all aspects of the structural analysis and design and coordinate with the clients and other consultants throughout the construction documents process

 

Engineer - EIT

Bhupendra Raj Acharya, graduated from University of Texas at Arlington on MS in Civil Engineering, with concentration in Structures and Applied Mechanics in Summer 2021. He completed his undergraduate degree in Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal in 2015. Right from his undergraduate study, he worked as Civil Engineer in National Society for Earthquake Technology- Nepal (NSET)  and supervised the construction of RCC buildings. With a year of experience as a civil engineer at NSET, he joined Build Change as an assistant engineer where he was responsible for structural analysis and design of RCC and load bearing masonry building as well as design of retrofitting of load bearing masonry buildings affected by Nepal Earthquake 2015. After three years of professional experience he joined UTA for his graduate study. During his graduate program, he worked as graduate research assistant and worked on the development of Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC). During his graduate study, he was awarded the outstanding civil engineering MS student award for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.

Senior CAD Manager

Jojan is Senior Structural CAD Designer at MK Engineers and Associates, Plano.  An expert in Autocad, he joined MKEA  in 2017 and works closely with our engineers to produce working drawings and he collaborates with architects and other consultants to coordinate drawings. His project experience includes higher education, health care, high-rise residential, convention centers, religious facilities and commercial buildings. 

Before working here, he worked as an Autocad Drafter at New Form Engineering consultant, Sharjah, UAE from Nov 1997 to Aug 1999 and at Al Salaam Consulting – Architects, Engineers & Planners in Abu Dhabi, UAE from Oct 1999 to April 2016.