is a registered Professional Engineer in 6 states and an ACOPNE Diplomate of Port Engineering with more than 22 years of risk consulting, marine civil and structural engineering, as well as project management experience applied over a variety of industrial, offshore, and marine projects. Mr. Bruin's career has focused on condition assessment, response evaluation, risk identification, hazard mitigation, due-diligence assessment, asset management, as well as design applied for a wide variety of onshore, near-shore, and offshore structures and facilities. Mr. Bruin has extensive experience repairing, rehabilitating, and designing marine and waterfront structures.
Mr. Bruin received the degrees of Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University.
Mr. Bruin was selected to serve on two earthquake reconnaissance teams, travelling to disaster locations in Haiti (2010) with EERI and Japan (2011) with ASCE-COPRI to investigate the performance of marine and waterfront facilities. He also visited marine oil terminal sites impacted by earthquake and tsunami in Chile (2010).
Mr. Bruin is also an active member of the ASCE-COPRI Ports and Harbors Committee and the ASCE 61-19 Standards Committee (Seismic Design of Piers and Wharves). He is a contributing author for the recently publishing ASCE-COPRI Manual of Practice for Waterfront Facility Inspection and Assessment (MOP 130). He also sits on a subcommittee developing the new ASCE-COPRI Manual of Practice for the Rehabilitation of Waterfront and Marine Structures.