Adeesh Paranjape


Project Manager


Adeesh Paranjape is a licensed professional engineer working in the electrical industry for over eight years. His experience includes electrical infrastructure design, arc-flash investigation, failure analysis of electrical devices, and forensic investigation involving fire and explosions. He has designed electrical infrastructure for buildings in cultural, commercial, mixed-use, education, science & tech, and manufacturing sector. Adeesh specializes in designing electrical systems for museums, galleries, exhibit spaces, and theaters. He has also led the construction administration and permitting process for numerous projects.


  • P.E. | Professional Engineer

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Academy Museum of Motion Pictures | Los Angeles, CA | Design of 300,000 sqft campus comprising galleries, exhibit spaces and theaters.
  • Orange County Museum of Arts | Costa Mesa, CA | Design of a 3 story building encompassing galleries, event spaces, exhibit area, café, bar, office, and education spaces spread over 60,000 sqft.
  • National History Museum | Los Angeles, CA | Design of 29,000 sqft new addition and 13,000 sqft of renovation consisting theatre, welcome center and galleries.
  • Santa Monica City Services Building | Santa Monica, CA | Design of 50,200 sqft all-electric, net-zero energy and net-zero water, 3 story office building.
  • Arc Flash | Bay Area, CA | Investigated an arc-flash event at a delivery warehouse approximately 150,000 square feet in size and prepared the final investigation report.

Professional Experience

  • 2023 - Current | Project Manager | YA Engineering Services
  • 2023 - 2023 | Forensic Electrical Engineer | Jensen Hughes
  • 2016 - 2023 | Senior Electrical Engineer | Buro Happold
  • 2013 - 2015 | Senior Executive MEP | Godrej Properties Limited

Area of Practice

  • Construction Administration
  • Building Code Upgrade Review
  • HVAC and Mechanical Systems
  • Fire and Life Safety Systems


  • Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical Engineering - Mumbai - India
  • University of Southern California - Master of Science - Electrical Engineering emphasis on Electric Power - Los Angeles - California


  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


  • E24186 - California - PE (Electrical Engineering)