David Smith Leading Workshop at 2017 New York Power Summit

On Tuesday, April 25th, David Smith will lead the New York Power Summit’s Post-Conference Workshop “Streamlining Microgrid Development, Design and Implementation”.  This workshop will showcase opportunities to streamline microgrid processes in order to increase infrastructure resilience, and will explore technical solutions to successful microgrid deployment.  Dave will discuss business and financial opportunities to facilitate effective… Read More

Burns Helps PennDOT Upgrade Bridge Infrastructure

Burns is currently performing bridge rehabilitation design for four bridges in Luzerne County, PA, for PennDOT Engineering District 4-0.  Burns is responsible for overall project management, bridge rehabilitation design, roadway design, traffic control, and environmental permitting.  The bridges in this project include a stone masonry arch rehabilitation, a reinforced concrete arch rehabilitation, a reinforced concrete… Read More

Burns Named A 2017 Top Workplace

Burns was recently ranked a 2017 Top Workplace by Philly.com! Top Workplaces 2017 is an effort to discover the best employers, as decided by each company’s employees. We credit our success and strength to our engaged, driven team, and are thrilled that our employees see Burns as such great place to work. Our culture is… Read More

Lars Hunt and Adam Wiedmann Awarded Railroad & Transit Scholarships

Burns is proud to announce that Lars Hunt and Adam Wiedmann have been awarded American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) scholarships by AREMA’s Educational Foundation. Lars was awarded the Communications and Signals Functional Group Scholarship, and Adam received the Josef W. Neuhofer Memorial (Maintenance-of-Way) Scholarship. The AREMA Educational Foundation provides scholarships to engineering students… Read More

Burns Guiding Transportation Planning in Cayman Islands

Burns is helping the National Roads Authority of the Cayman Islands (NRA) select a consultant for the development of a traffic travel demand model for Grand Cayman Island.  This model will assist the NRA develop future transportation planning solutions. Burns helped develop the Request for Tender, evaluated proposals, and most recently, assisted the NRA with… Read More

Mark Adams Joins Burns, Enhances Airport Technology and Systems Engineering

We are excited to welcome Mark Adams, RCDD/NTS to the company!  Mark joins Burns’ Aviation team as a Principal Systems Manager, and will add tremendous value to our clients as we embark on new projects at Houston George Bush Intercontinental, Baltimore-Washington International and Nashville International airports. Mark has over 26 years of experience in airport… Read More

Samuel Mullen Presenting at NEC AAAE Airports Conference

On Thursday, March 30th at 10:30am, Samuel Mullen III will present “Assessing Your Airfield Electrical Distribution System” at the 2017 NEC/AAAE Airports Conference in Hershey, PA. Increased passenger volume at airports across the country has pushed airfield electrical distribution systems to extremes.  Airports are expanding airfields to meet higher traveler demands, but the safety, reliability, and redundancy… Read More

Philadelphia Business Journal Ranks Burns #9 on List of Top Engineering Firms

Burns is excited to announce we were ranked #9 on the 2017 Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top Engineering Firms list. This ranking, based on the number of licensed professional engineers in our offices in the Greater Philadelphia Area, supports our mission to build our talented, driven, vibrant team in order to continuously deliver on our promise… Read More

David Smith Presenting at 2017 Globalcon Conference

On Wednesday, March 22nd at 2:30pm, David Smith will present “Natural Gas Technology: The Keystone to a Microgrid Project’s Success” at the 2017 Globalcon Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  Dave’s presentation, part of the Advanced Energy Solutions track, will discuss the importance of incorporating natural gas fired distributed energy resources (NG-DERs) into resilient microgrid design to… Read More

Dominic Nessi Presents on Cybersecurity at Passenger Terminal World Conference In Amsterdam

On March 16th, Dominic Nessi will present “The Challenge of Staying Cybersecure in Today’s Environment” at the 2017 Passenger Terminal World Conference and Expo in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  Dom’s presentation is part of the Management & Operations: Crisis & Disaster track. Airports and airlines are facing increasing challenges to remain cybersecure in today’s rapidly changing world…. Read More


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