Faculty / School of Architecture

Ellie Moore

Adjunct Faculty

Ellie Moore is a licensed professional engineer (P.E.) in the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Nevada with more than 10 years of experience in structural engineering and project management. Her projects include design of new buildings, seismic evaluation of existing buildings, and retrofit of older buildings. Structure types vary from industrial, commercial, and residential buildings to theme parks and wind towers, utilizing all major building materials: concrete, steel and wood.

Over the span of past 10 years she has taught mathematics, physics, chemistry, design of timber structures, design of steel structures, design of concrete structures, structural systems, and post tensioned concrete design courses at the school of engineering, and form structures and tall structures design at the school of architecture.

An advocate of diversity and inclusion and women empowerment, Ellie has been a mentor with the ACE Mentor Program, where she mentors students to pursue majors in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). She is a supporter of charitable organizations such as the Gates Foundation and Malala Funds, and currently serves on the board of directors of KCIS (Keep Children in School) which provides financial support to students from low income backgrounds.


Bachelor of Science in Civil-Structural Engineering: Sharif University of Technology
Master of Building Science (MBS): University of Southern California
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Structural/Earthquake Engineering: University of California Los Angeles (in progress)