Daryoush Razavian leads Rail Market Sector at Olsson Associates. In that capacity, he is responsible for developing and implementing strategic goals for providing and expanding cradle-to-grave engineering and associated consulting services to railroad clients. He has provided technical leadership in both academic and consulting arenas for more than 35 years on multidisciplinary projects involving planning, analyzing, and designing water resources systems. He has directed, managed, and conducted more than 2,500 projects related to water resources engineering and management throughout the Central/Western U.S. His project experience includes conducting hydrologic and hydraulic evaluations as well as permitting for railroad and highway bridges/culverts, restoring lakes and streams, performing comprehensive stormwater management and flood mitigation planning, handling floodplain management and flood control, developing watershed management plans for improving water quality, conducting stream and lake sedimentations studies and providing technical support of water rights and drainage litigation cases.
His professional activities include serving in a variety of positions at the Nebraska Section of ASCE, including a stint as the Section President. He also serves on the Industry Advisory Board of the University of Nebraska's Civil Engineering Department. Daryoush is a professional engineer and a professional hydrologist (certified by the American Institute of Hydrology) and was recognized by the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers‘ Board of Trustees as having met the requirements for the Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) credential.