Joanne brings more than 20 years of structural engineering and design expertise, most recently leading the design of the I-80/I-35 Bridge over the Des Moines River for Parsons Corporation and a team of nine others.
Joanne’s academic background includes study at Tong-Ji University (Shanghai, China) with a degree in Structural Engineering. She followed by earning her PhD from Illinois Institute of Technology.
Much of Joanne’s career has been focused in the transportation field in the design of bridges throughout the country. Joanne has also accumulated significant experience working with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) on numerous projects.
In her spare time, Joanne enjoys to travel. Her extensive structural design background, academic proficiency, and breadth of experience will make Joanne an invaluable asset and resource to her peers at WBK and to the many clients we serve.