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Arpan B. Tailor, PE, SE

Principal, Founder

It was March of 2007 when Arpan founded Arun, Inc. with one retainl/office project consisting 6 buildings in Phoenix metro area. Since then Arun, Inc. has done many projects of retail, commercial, hospitality and religious type of buildings. Arpan holds Masters in Structural Engineering and his projects have received awards from Arizona Masonry Society and Structural Engineers Association of Arizona. Arpan also holds Masters in Business Administration from West Texas A&M University. His interests lies in working on hospitality type of projects and post tensioned concrete design. 

Management Experience, Awards and Recognition:


  •  Arun, Inc- President-CEO, March 2007-Present (12 plus years) Founded structural engineering corporation, have hired, mentored employees, procured new clients, defined new business areas for the firm. Responsible for total management of the firm.

  • Received prestigious Merit award for ‘Jain Temple’ project from Structural Engineers Association of Arizona in 2009

  • Project Engineer for ‘Golf Club of Scottsdale’, Scottsdale, Arizona, which won the 2007 Excellence Award for Masonry design by Arizona Masonry Guild

  • Received Outstanding Achievement Award from Structural Engineers Association of Arizona in 2017

  •  Lead Structural Engineer- Mojave Solar Power Plant a 280MW solar power plant with construction cost of $1.2 B, located in high desert of Hinkley, California, responsible for the full structural engineering scope for the project

  • Engineer of Record for Los Angeles Lakers Arena-new Digital display (Panasonic) board structural system and hanging structural system from roof

  • President of Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (from 2016-2019)

  • Fellow grade of ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), ASCE has only 3 % of all members of 150,000 who have received Fellow Grade

  • Larson Engineering, August 2006- March 2007, director of quality control-senior manager. Have managed junior engineering staff. Responsible to develop business in California market.

  • Director of Structural Engineering- 2010 Rosenbaum Design Group, Lake Success, New York

  • Recognized for securing first place at M.S. (structures) program level, the research paper on fiber reinforced concrete published in University Journal in 1998




.    24 plus years of professional structural engineering experience including new structural engineering

     design, recommending fix for remodels, rehabilitation of buildings, forensic engineering,

     field visits/ inspections

.    Multiple states (Texas, California, Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Michigan, New York and

     Pennsylvania) project experience with leadership involvement

.    Experienced with structural engineering software including RAM Structural system, RAM

     Concept, RISA 3D, Enercalc, PTI Slab 3.2, Revit- Structure


LinkedIn Public Profile: www.linkedIn/arpantailor


Registered Engineer: Arizona- Structural SE (52133), California- Civil (C70552), New Mexico  

                                       (19583), Texas (104191), Colorado (44707), Indiana (10100305),

                                       New York (088861), Virginia (048401), Maryland (0039605)

                                       Pennsylvania (079272)

                                       Holds active NCEES PE Record, Passed NCEES SE I and SEII Exams


Professional Experience:


Arpan has over 24 years of professional structural engineering experience. He has worked at several structural engineering firms specialized in commercial (office, office-warehouse), government (schools, justice centers) churches (religious), industrial, multifamily (apartments), custom residential type structures, in the capacity of senior project engineer managing project from the conceptual stage to completing the construction administration. Arpan has worked in Indiana for a multi-branch engineering firm, where he was a senior engineer in charge of completing the projects like schools, government annexes, police stations, fire stations, industrial structures, hotels. After working in Indiana, Arpan moved to Arizona, where he worked at prestigious firms as a senior project engineer on projects like office, office -warehouse, religious, sports facilities (stadium club houses), theatre complexes, retail malls, type of building facilities. Arpan has employed concrete tilt-up multi-story load bearing masonry, steel frames, post-tension elevated plates, wood, concrete frame type of systems on numerous projects, with experiences working for projects in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Tennessee, New York, Texas, Arizona and California. Arpan has also worked in Santa Barbara, California, performing seismic structural engineering for offices, schools, mixed use and custom residential type of buildings.


From August 2011 thru’ May 2013, Arpan Tailor was responsible for structural engineering scope for Mojave Solar Project within EPC group, located in California, manage structural engineering department (responsible for supervision of 3 engineers). Worked on Mojave Solar Project, a Solar thermal power facility in Mojave Desert in California, about 20 miles northwest of Barstow. The 280 MW concentric solar power (CSP) plant will cost an estimated $ 1.2 billion in total on 1765 acres site. The gross 280 MW solar electric generating facility will generate steam in solar steam generators, which will expand through a steam turbine generator to produce electrical power from twin, independently operable solar fields, each feeding a 140 MW power island


Since March 2007 Arpan is a principal of Arun, Inc., where he supervises and manages day-to-day operations. He is in-charge of engineering work including research for new design materials, methods, latest industry trends, technical code updates, client relationship and business development. Arpan is also responsible for defining new business arenas and practices for the firm.


Active membership and professional service involvement:  

                               Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (SEAOA)

                               American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

                               Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)

                - Served on Executive committee of Energy Division (ASCE), 2012-2017

                - Served on Main committee of ASCE 7-16 (2011-2016)

                - President of Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (SEAOA), 2016-2018

                - Serves on Design code review committee with Structural Engineers Association of

                 Arizona (SEAOA), 2013-Current           




Master of Science (M.S.) in Structural Engineering (First place in university), from Birla Engineering College, SP University, India 10/1996 - 2/1998, Technical research paper published in University Journal

                       ‘Performed final semester dissertation on Fiber Reinforced Concrete- Tested steel fibers under static and dynamic loading, compared for energy absorption and optimized fiber content for dynamic (Impact) loading.’

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Business from Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business, West Texas A&M University, United States 1/2017 - 12/2019

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Civil Engineering from Birla Engineering College, SP University, India 9/1991 - 9/1995

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