- Academy Member Profiles
Year Inducted / Awarded: 2017
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Brian Leshko is Vice President, Principal Professional Associate, and the Infrastructure Inspection, Management and Operations Program Leader for HDR Engineering, Inc. Mr. Leshko received his M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Connecticut in 1990, his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy and his M.S. in Civil Engineering (Structural Dynamics) from The Johns Hopkins University. A Professional Engineer in 16 states, Mr. Leshko is nationally certified as both a Bridge and Tunnel Inspection Team Leader with extensive experience inspecting large and complex structures. He has experience developing bridge plans and specifications and performing bridge analysis and ratings. Mr. Leshko has been with HDR since 1998. He was previously a Project Engineer with URS Greiner, and served on Active Duty with the United States Air Force for seven years as a Civil Engineering Officer through the rank of captain. Mr. Leshko is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, an Inaugural Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute within the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a National Highway Institute Certified Instructor, teaching the Tunnel Safety Inspection Course and Tunnel Safety Inspection Refresher Course, which he helped develop as the lead Subject Matter Expert.