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Brian Walkenhauer, SE

Operations Manager, Structural Engineering

Burlington

Meet Brian

Brian is the operations manager for our Burlington office where he leads a growing multidiscipline team and drives business development. Brian is committed to developing long lasting relationships and high functioning teams. He believes that the most successful projects are the result of hard work by dedicated, collaborative teams.

Brian’s background as a structural engineer includes a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and military projects. Specific projects include high rise apartment buildings, hospitals, schools, fire stations, aircraft hangers, and industrial facilities. Brian has designed over 1 million square feet of post tensioned concrete slabs and has significant experience with the seismic retrofit of existing structures. His retrofit experience includes earthquake repairs to structures damaged in the 2014 South Napa earthquake as well as seismic retrofit of a fully operational hospital emergency department building using friction dampers. Brian’s broad range of experience brings ingenuity to his designs and a thoughtful approach to every project.

Professional Organizations

  • Structural Engineers Association of Washington (SEAW)
  • Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC)
  • Northwest Construction Consumer Council (NWCCC)
  • Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA)

Publications and Awards

  • “Full Floor Height Special Truss Moment Frames (STMF) for Twin Tower Hotel High-Rise”, coauthor for paper presented at SEAOC Convention, 2013
  • “Epoxy Anchors in URM Elements with Mechanical Enhancements to Achieve Higher Tension and Shear Capacities”, coauthor for paper presented at SEAOC Convention, 2014
  • “Napa Church Earthquake Damage Repair & Retrofit”, coauthor for paper presented at SEAOC Convention, 2015
  • “Seismic Evaluation and Upgrade of a Non-Ductile Concrete Shear Wall Hospital Patient Tower Located in a Low Seismic Hazard Area”, paper presented at SEAOC Convention, 2016
  • “Seismic Upgrade of a One-Story Pre-Northridge Moment Frame Hospital Building by Attaching Its Roof Diaphragm to a Newly Constructed Concrete Shear Wall Building with Friction Dampers”, coauthor for paper presented at SEAOC Convention, 2017