Michael P. Walton, PE

Mike Walton, PE Energizes Burns’ Facilities Engineering Services

Burns announces the promotion of Mike Walton, PE to the role of Vice President, Facilities and Infrastructure. Mike leads Burns’ industry-leading suite of advanced-power, zero-emission mobility, and high-performance facility engineering services. Working across disciplines, Mike has a unique ability to bring design solutions to life, effectively communicating with his team, partners and clients to overcome… Read More

Securing our Nation’s Aviation Infrastructure

Matthew Meier Talks New Camera Surveillance Technology in Airport Business Magazine

Airport security management is increasingly looking to leverage new surveillance technologies to strengthen security, and evolving consumer camera technology is driving change.  “Clients commonly ask questions about positioning, fields of view and general aesthetics, but recently, questions have centered around investigation into alternative cameras,” explains Matthew Meier, PE, CTS-D. “Owners want to know – what… Read More

Raj Alexander at Forefront of Communications-Based Train Control Technology

Rajee Alexander, PE, recently attended the APTA Rail Conference where he participated as a key member of IEEE 1474 Working Group #2, working side-by-side with other transit operators, engineers, academics, and OEMs to develop the industry standards and best practices around the next generation of Communications Based-Train Control (CBTC) technology. Raj is a Senior Communications… Read More

Burns Welcomes René Rieder Jr., Aviation Security Expert

We are thrilled to welcome René Rieder Jr, PSP, CPP, ASC, to the company! René joins Burns as a Principal Security Specialist. He is based in our New York office, and will lead Burns’ security efforts across the country. With over 20 years of expertise in innovative aviation security system design, René is a recognized… Read More

Denver Int’l Takes Deep Dive into Power System to Ensure Reliability & Resilience

See how Denver International Airport is improving power quality, reliability and resiliency on day-to-day operations and beyond. Burns’ Dave Smith explains how microgrids can improve resiliency and potentially allow airports to save–or even make–money. Read the complete article on pages 22-25 of the March-April 2019 issue of Airport Improvement Magazine here.

ACEC/PA Honors Burns as 2019 Transportation Winner at Annual Awards Gala

Press release Harrisburg, PA (March 11, 2019) – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA) named Burns as the 2019 Transportation winner for the completion of the Positive Train Control for SEPTA project, at the organization’s annual Diamond Awards for Engineering Excellence Gala at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square. “Burns Engineering utilized… Read More

David Kipp Speaking on Transportation Security Panel

On Wednesday, August 22nd, David Kipp is serving as a panelist for WTS Philadelphia’s “2018 Solution Series: Security” lunch.  Panelists will explore the application of security measures within the transportation industry, and will discuss new research and technologies, security policy, and lessons learned from past threats and breaches.  Joining Dave on the panel are security… Read More

Dom Nessi Authors Cybersecurity Article Series in Connected Aviation Today

Dom Nessi, Senior Technology Advisor at Burns, recently authored a series of articles featured in Connected Aviation Today. In the first part of the series, Dom shared a list of “top-down” steps for decision-makers to consider when it comes to their airport cybersecurity strategy. In the second part, he explains the corresponding “bottom-up” steps. By folding… Read More


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