Ken Susilo is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on urban stormwater management. Ken specializes in the development of multi-benefit, environmentally-sensitive solutions to stormwater management and water conservation design and planning efforts by applying leading-edge technologies to enhance the natural and built environment.
Specializing in the application of innovative engineering design, hydraulics, and hydrology techniques to stormwater management projects, Ken's experience includes use of statistical and analytical models for water quality, hydraulic, and hydrologic analyses. A major part of his work involves water quality and NPDES Phase I and Phase II permitting. Ken managed the Los Angeles County-Wide Structural BMP Prioritization Project, which the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers recognized as the Outstanding Public/Private Civil Engineering Project for 2006. He was the senior technical lead for the Santa Monica Bay Bacterial TMDL Implementation Plan (J1/4), a technical consultant to the Los Angeles Unified School District for stormwater management related to school design and school renovations, and was technical manager for multiple BMP prioritization and design studies conducted for the private, public, and non-profit sectors. He also managed the assessment of climate changes and sea level rise on infrastructure and developed adaptation strategies for a coastal California city.
To advance the state of the practice, Ken served on the ASCE Report Card subcommittees for Urban Runoff for Los Angeles County, Orange County, and the State of California, and served on the Board of Directors of the Urban Water Institute. In 2006, Ken was recognized as the ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector by the Los Angeles Section, the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch, and ASCE Region 9 (State of California).