Kim Hansen, P.E.

Senior Engineering Consultant (Civil and Structural)


Kim has 35 years of hydro design experience and specializes in designing small and medium sized hydro development and rehabilitation projects and performing dam safety reviews and design of dam mitigation projects. Kim conducts reconnaissance studies, due diligence, and prepared feasibility reports for hydro development at dam sites and redevelopment at existing sites in the USA and internationally. Kim conducts general project condition assessments of hydraulic turbines, and turbine ancillary equipment. He designs fish passage facilities; sluice gate; and air-ballasted dewatering gates for new and existing hydro projects.

KimĀ is a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-approved independent consultant for Part 12 dam safety inspections. Kim participates in dam evaluation studies involving timber crib, timber buttress, concrete gravity, concrete buttress, arch, inflatable, Ambursen, and labyrinth spillways, as well as earthen dams.

Kim graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.