Sunup is a licensed structural eEngineer (UT), and a LEED™ accredited professional who has 20 years of experience in the design of structures using masonry, steel and concrete.

Sunup has been an active participant in The Masonry Society (TMS), Masonry Alliance for Codes and Standards (MACS), and C 12 and C 15 committees of ASTM.  He has co-authored structural engineering papers in TMS, American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Precast Concrete Institute (PCI) publications. He actively participated in the editing and drafting of several sections in Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures (TMS 402 and TMS 602), Masonry Designers Guide (MDG) and standards under the jurisdiction of C 12 and C 15 ASTM committees.

Sunup holds a Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Kerala University in India.