Profile of Aaron Gradeen

Aaron Gradeen
Design Engineer - Vibration and Damping

An experienced member of our Damping Systems team, Aaron delivers detailed design and engineering analysis for supplemental damping systems for bridges and high-rise buildings. Our clients benefit not only from Aaron’s extensive technical expertise but also from his ability to support strong collaboration across project functions--from design to fabrication to installation. On his more than a dozen projects with RWDI, ranging from mass dampers for tall towers to compact bridge dampers, Aaron has played an integral role in delivering damping systems that combine performance, safety and reliability. Whether he is cracking a tricky design detail or conducting performance verification on a project nearing completion, Aaron is known for sound, cost-effective process and outstanding results.

A mechanical designer who ensures seamless links between design, fabrication and installation


    • Master of Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering), Ryerson University, Canada
    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering), Queen’s University, Canada

    • Member, American Institute of Steel Constructio

    • Computer-aided design (CAD)
    • Design
    • Engineering analysis
    • Fabrication oversight
    • Finite element analysis
    • Installation oversight
    • Mechanical damping systems
    • Motion control
    • Performance verification
    • Sloshing dampers
    • Tuned mass dampers
    • Vibration