HERNDON, VA — Michael C. Brown is a senior supervising engineer in the Herndon, Virginia office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Dr. Brown serves as the firm’s U.S. bridge asset management leader, responsible for leading the team of bridge experts to provide such services as condition evaluation of bridges and structures; development of preventive maintenance, repair and rehabilitation programs; and structural load testing and in-situ monitoring, including instrumentation and data analysis.
Dr. Brown has over 15 years of experience in bridge condition evaluation, corrosion evaluation and mitigation, bridge maintenance, preservation and rehabilitation and five additional years of experience in evaluation and repair of buildings and parking structures. His areas of expertise include: researching innovative applications for structural design and materials, maintenance and rehabilitation of highway transportation structures, and asset management of bridges and other transportation structures.
Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Dr. Brown was associate director of the Virginia Transportation Research Council, managing a team of researchers and technicians that conducted research, technical assistance and technology transfer activities regarding bridges and transportation structures, highway pavements, and transportation-related geotechnical engineering in support of the Virginia Department of Transportation central office divisions and engineering districts.
A licensed professional engineer in Virginia, Dr. Brown holds Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees in civil engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. He is a fellow of the American Concrete Institute, and member of American Society of Civil Engineers. He also serves on committees of the Transportation Research Board.
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. In May 2017, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will rebrand as WSP.
The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 36,700 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wsp-pb.com/usa WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.