Michael Akavan, PE

Former Chair

Term: January 2013 - December 2017

Principal MA Engineers


Micheal Akavan is a registered mechanical engineer with more than 20 years’ experience designing mechanical systems for a variety of facilities, from schools and universities to high-rises, hotels, headquarters, military structures and hospitals.

He is a sustaining member of the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, American Society of Military Engineers, Consulting Mechanical Engineers and Land Surveyors of California, the U.S. Green Building Council and California Society for Healthcare Engineering.

Akavan holds B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from San Diego State University and an M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from California State University, Northridge.