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Brandon R. Kehl, CPP

Brandon Kehl has more than twenty (20) years of experience providing strategic leadership and counsel in security and safety for public and private organizations. Brandon joined Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC) in February…


Security Assessments of Military Facilities in Accordance with UFC 4-020-01 DoD Security Engineering Facilities Planning Manual

In accordance with the performance-based approach, the new UFC 4-010-01 guidelines require the use of UFC 4-020-01 to determine if the minimum requirements in UFC 4-010-01 are adequate or if additional mitigation measures should be implemented for all facilities.


McKay - GANA Webinar 2016 ISC Criteria

Aldo McKay Presents 2016 ISC Criteria Requirements

Aldo McKay is the featured speaker at the next Thirsty Thursday Webinar Series sponsored by Glass Association of North American (GANA). On June 21, 2018, Aldo will discuss the design of blast-resistant glazing…


PEC to present on Blast Design Method for FRP at ACI Spring Convention

Marlon Bazan will be presenting on “Blast Design Methodology for FRP Upgrades to Masonry and Reinforced Concrete Walls in SBEDS” at the 2018 ACI Spring Convention, in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday,…


2018 PCI Committee

PEC is attending the 2018 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference

Chuck Oswald and Marlon Bazan will attend the PCI Blast Resistance and Structural Integrity (BRSI) committee meeting at the 2018 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference in Denver CO on February 21.…


NCSEA Structural Engineering Summit 2017 Presentation Information

PEC in DC for 2017 NCSEA Structural Engineering Summit

PEC engineers Aldo McKay and Cliff Jones will be attending and presenting at the 2017 NCSEA Structural Engineering Summit in Washington, DC this week. This year, the conference is celebrating 25 years…


Bridge Security

Bridge Security – Protecting Critical Transportation Infrastructure from Terrorist Attacks

While buildings often take the majority of focus, transportation infrastructure has become a more frequent target of terrorist attacks in the recent decades. Since 1977, nineteen (19) terrorist attacks and plots were…


Kirk Marchand to present on facade performance at 2017 IABSE Symposium

PEC to present at 2017 IABSE Symposium on Facade Performance

PEC’s Kirk Marchand is attending and presenting at the 39th International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE) Symposium this week in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The 2017 IABSE Symposium theme “Engineering the Future”…


FHWA-HIF-17-032 Bridge Security Design Manual

The FHWA Bridge Security Design Manual provides structural engineers, planners, owners and others effective strategies to design highway bridge systems that are resilient against terrorist threats.  These threats have been a growing…


When Structural Blast Design Doesn’t Include Blast Resistant Design

In the October, 2016 issue of Structure Magazine, Sr. Principal Kirk Marchand P.E. and Principal Eric Sammarco Ph.D., P.E. dive into alternate approaches for safe storage of hazardous chemicals and dusts through venting.

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