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Profile of Ryan Bessey

Name
Ryan Bessey
Position
Technical Director
Email
Ryan.Bessey@rwdi.com
Phone
+1.519.823.1311 x2065
Summary

Ryan is an acoustic, noise and vibration (ANV) engineer who brings 15 years of industry experience to his work with our clients. In addition to his extensive work on building interiors, Ryan has contributed to successful outcomes on a range of land-use planning and environmental noise permitting projects. Ryan’s pragmatic outlook and strong collaboration skills are key to his approach. He works closely with clients and fellow team members--including architects and structural and mechanical engineers--to craft construction details that meet acoustic performance objectives and promote occupant comfort. 

An experienced ANV engineer whose expertise benefits projects at every phase, from planning to performance verification

  • EDUCATION

    • Master of Science (Acoustics), Pennsylvania State University, United States (in progress) 
    •  Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering), University of Toronto, Canada
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Professional Engineer, Ontario
    • LEED Green Associate
    • Member, Acoustical Society of America 
    •  Member, Audio Engineering Society 
    • Member, Canadian Acoustical Association
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Acoustics
    • Construction detail design
    • Consulting and certifications
    • Environmental noise permits
    • Health care facilities
    • Interdisciplinary collaboration
    • Masterplan simulations and consulting
    • Performance verification
    • Recording and broadcast studios
    • Rooftop equipment noise
    • Site inspection
    • Speech intelligibility
    • Speech privacy
    • Structural vibration
    • Sustainability performance measurement and reporting 
    • Transportation noise and vibration (road, rail, aircraft)
    • Vibration-sensitive equipment