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Matthew L. Owen, P.E., S.E.

Vice President
Senior Professional Engineer

Education:             B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University

Licensing:              Registered Professional Engineer in Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia

                                     Registered Structural Engineer in Illinois

                                     Registered Professional and Structural Engineer in Oklahoma

Associations:        Member ASCE and Indiana Building Emergency Assessment and Monitoring Team (I-BEAM)

Professional Engineering Career:

1998                             Summer Internship at Vulcraft, A Division of Nucor                       

1999 - Present       From Staff Engineer to Vice President, Associate, 

                                      and Senior Professional Engineer at Silver Creek Engineering

Over 20 years experience in structural engineering

Engineering Experience: 

New building design and modifications to existing structures

Structural evaluation and remediation for commercial, industrial, and residential projects

Historic preservation, restoration, and evaluation

Specialty structural designs including:

  • Overhead cranes

  • Outdoor signs and fences

  • Retaining walls

  • Pedestrian and vehicular bridges

  • Equipment supports and foundations

  • Mezzanines

  • Fire damage repair

  • Stairs and guardrails

  • Shoring and reshoring


Representative Projects:

Industrial:  Haynes International, General Motors, Henry Company, Allison Transmission, Covanta Energy, Caterpillar, Valero Renewables, Cook Sabin, Major Tool & Machine, Progress Rail, Wayne Trail Technologies, ELSA, Ben Hur, and Umbarger & Sons

Civil Design:  Indianapolis Zoo Island Encounters, Creekwood Apartments Bridge Replacement, Indiana Soybean Legacy, Covanta Energy, Godby Home Furnishings, Barkefellers, Hy-Pro Filtration, Warren Village Apartments, and Architectural Erectors Office

Commercial:  Caterpillar A1 Office, JCAT Veterinary Clinic, Fogo De Chao, Raintree Medical Building, Putnam Park Clubhouse and Garages, Cash Concrete Products, Go Ape! Office, and St. Anthony’s Assisted Living

Multi-Unit Residential:  The Hudson, Waverly @151, Linwood Apartments, Chauncey Square Apartments, and Indreno Condominiums

Institutional:  Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, Logansport State Hospital, Muncie Sanitary District, IUPUI School of Business

Evaluations:  New Castle Downtown, Greencastle Downtown, Cass County Memorial Home, Newport Jail, Amo Community Center, and Fortville Community Center

Renovations:  Borders Bookstore, Koch Nitrogen, Bethesda Baptist Church, Carnahan Hall

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