Senior Project Manager/Office Manager Promoted to Vice President
Modjeski and Masters, Inc. (M&M) is pleased to announce the appointment of Yu “Buck” Ouyang, PE to Principal.
Buck joined M&M in 1991 and is the Office Manager of the Washington DC Office and the Director of the firm’s Railroad Service Business Unit. Buck’s bridge engineering experience is extensive, ranging from conventional designs to special projects of high complexity, and from feasibility studies to construction support services. He specializes in the design of fixed and movable highway and railroad bridges, and the assessment and rehabilitation of existing bridges.
His expertise extends to analysis of complex bridge structures, vessel collision risk assessment and protection systems, seismic analysis and retrofit design, fatigue evaluations, emergency repairs, and railroad live load analysis and instrumentation. Buck is recognized for his dedication to serving our clients and finding creative solutions to engineering challenges through high level analysis, efficient designs and special emphasis on proper detailing. He also brings extensive experience in project management and coordination of teams from different offices and subconsultants for successful delivery of large and highly technical projects. Buck is currently focusing on expanding M&M’s operations in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas and broadening the firm’s client base and service offerings to the railroad industry.
(M&M’s President and CEO, Mike Britt, PE)
Buck has contributed to many notable projects, including:
- Huey P. Long Mississippi River Bridge Widening
- Galveston Bay Vertical Lift Bridge
- White River Bridge and Approaches
- Mobile University Boulevard Overpass
- LA160 Integral Abutment Bridges
- Dubuque Mississippi River Bridge Rehabilitation
- San Mateo Hayward Bridge Seismic Analysis and Retrofit
- Merchants Truss Bridge Seismic and Fatigue Analysis
- Louisiana Statewide Bridges Vessel Impact Assessment
- I-10 and I-210 Bridges Innovative Fender Systems Design
Buck is an active member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA) serving on Committee 8 on Concrete Structures & Foundations and Committee 9 on Seismic Design. He has a M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky, and both an M.S. degree in Structural Engineering and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Zhejiang University. Buck is a registered professional engineer in Louisiana.