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Sara H. Amiri, Ph.D.
Sean R. Delehunt

Sara H. Amiri, Ph.D., is an economist and policy analyst with a background in civil engineering. Dr. Amiri specializes in the application of analytical methods to provide decision support for infrastructure projects, programs, and policies from the evaluation and planning stages to design, implementation and operation. Her expertise includes policy analysis, triple-bottom-line benefit-cost analysis, quantitative cost and schedule risk analysis, life-cycle cost analysis, financial forecasting and analysis, return on investment studies, multi-criteria decision analysis and data analysis.



RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, CA
Ph.D. Policy Analysis (Applied Economics)

Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands
M.Sc. Systems Engineering and Policy Analysis

Amirkabir University of Technology , Tehran, Iran
B.Sc. Civil Engineering

Sean R. Delehunt has extensive experience assessing infrastructure projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks. He applies economic, financial and risk analyses to provide informed decision support for public and private sector organizations. Sean joined SHA Analytics, LLC after spending over 12 years as an economist at a major infrastructure consulting firm. He is experienced in conducting cost and schedule risk analysis, benefit-cost analysis, life-cycle cost analysis, economic analyses, financial analysis, and forecasting. 

Miami University, Oxford, OH
M.A. Economics


Miami University, Oxford, OH
B.S., Business (Economics)

Recent Clients

  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

  • Los Angeles World Airports

  • City of Los Angeles

  • City of Inglewood

  • Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink)

  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

  • Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)

  • Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority

  • California Department of Transportation

  • Illinois Department of Transportation​​

  • US Department of Transportation

  • San Diego Association of Governments

  • Several major engineering and financial consulting firms


  • SBE with CA Department of General Services

  • SBE with LA County Metropolitan Authority

  • DBE with California Unified Certification Program

  • DBE with Florida Department of Transportation

  • WBE, LBE, SBE and EBE with City of Los Angeles

  • DBE with Illinois Department of Transportation

  • WBE with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey