As Burke’s principal engineer, Siavash Beik manages complex water resources projects and provides technical advice and guidance to other project managers.
Over his nearly 40-year career, Siavash’s work has spanned projects including flood resilience, master planning, fluvial erosion hazard mitigation, stormwater technical standards and ordinances, and dam and levee safety projects.
He has been the principal editor, author or co-author of a number of technical guidebooks, including:
- Indiana Drainage Handbook,
- Indiana Dam Safety Inspection Manual,
- Indiana Fluvial Erosion Hazard Mitigation Manual, and
- hydrologic/hydraulics modeling guidelines.
In his spare time, Siavash loves to travel and volunteers with multiple organizations that work to improve the communities’ resilience and preparedness