David T. Williams, Ph.D., P.E., P.H., DWRE, CPESC, has joined PBS&J as National Technical Director for Water Resources. He is based out of the firm’s San Diego, Calif., office.
Williams is a nationally recognized expert in hydrologic, hydraulic and sedimentation engineering and river restoration, and is a frequent instructor on numerous water resources subjects. He has been the instructor of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) HEC-2, HEC-RAS and Bridge Scour Analysis short courses, which are presented throughout the U.S., and has served as president of the International Erosion Control Association, chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation and chair of the ASCE’s Computational Hydraulics Committee and the Sedimentation Committee. He is currently on the ASCE’s Manual of Practice on Erosion Control and Stream Restoration Committees.
In his new role, Williams will provide technical guidance to PBS&J’s clients, assist in client relations, develop innovative tools and solutions to a wide variety of complex engineering problems and coordinate firm-wide water resources activities.