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John Cook

Senior Principal

With over three decades of structural engineering experience, John Cook has served as design engineer, project manager, and/or principal-in-charge on numerous projects that include office buildings, educational facilities, industrial complexes, parking structures, public facilities, and private residences. As a principal at MKM, John brings a strong expertise in structural analysis, design, detailing, and project management. John's specialty is post-tensioned structures, including the Wafflemat Foundation that is a third-generation post-tensioned slab-on-ground system.


  • Structural Engineer:
    • California (No. 2927)
    • Idaho (No. 6955)
  • Civil Engineer:
    • California (No. 36299)
  • Professional Engineer:
    • Alabama (No. 36030-E)
    • Hawaii (No. 6391)
    • Montana (No. 16666)
    • Oregon (No. 18232)
    • Texas (No. 59659)
    • Utah (No. 345576)


  • Master of Science Degree in Structural Engineering,
    University of California Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering,
    University of California Berkeley

Professional Affiliations

  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
  • American Concrete Institute Manuscript Reviewer
  • American Institute of Architects, Redwood Empire Chapter