Michael Placke joins Olsson Associates as senior engineer
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Mike Placke, PE, has joined Olsson Associates as a senior engineer with the firm’s Water Resources team in Lincoln, Nebraska. At Olsson, he will be responsible for engineering design with a specialty in dam design. Placke will also focus on hydrologic/hydraulic modeling and analysis, designing flood control projects and preparing reports.
Placke, a registered professional engineer in the State of Nebraska, most recently served as the manager of capital assets for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has a master’s degree in business administration, as well as a bachelor’s degree in biological systems engineering, both from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Placke has over 15 years of professional experience, which has included being a team leader. He has also completed design of flood control and grade stabilization dams and worked on stream bank stabilization and flood reduction projects. His experience also includes overall project management, as well as bidding and construction oversight services.