Mike has 36 years of experience in structural engineering. He has been involved in the design and rehabilitation of more than 150 bridges in Canada and is an expert in the design of prestressed precast concrete bridges and heavy industrial and commercial buildings in Canada and USA. Several of Mike's projects have received Innovation Design Award, Award of Excellence, Award of Merit and Honourable Mention. He has authored and co-authored seventeen conference papers and papers in referred journals. He has been a sessional lecturer at University of Manitoba since 1991 teaching structural design and dynamics courses at undergraduate and graduate levels.