Michael Dupras, PE, SE Associate Principal, DCI Engineers Austin, TX
Engineer - Structural
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
Has Experience with these building types:
Assembly (Worship, Restaurant), Business (Office), Civic (Recreational), Educational, Government, Hotel/Motel, Mercantile (Retail), Mixed-Use, Multi-Family (Apartments, Condos), Storage (Warehouse, Parking), Student Housing
Has Experience with these material types:
Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT), Timber-Frame / Post and Beam, Heavy Timber Decking, Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete), Structural Composite Lumber (e.g. LVL and LSL), Wood-Concrete Composite Systems, Light-Frame
Has experience with these construction types:
I-A, I-B, II-A, II-B, III-A, III-B, IV-HT, V-A, V-B
Michael is an “engineer’s engineer” who loves finding creative solutions that help his clients achieve their project goals in a safe, elegant and cost-effective manner. Experienced in applying mass timber solutions in a variety of uses including office, retail/commercial, civic, educational and residential applications. Michael is extremely thorough, conscientious, and client focused. He has worked on projects of various scale including small tenant improvements to numerous high rise towers. With each project he brings the same level of detail, focus and passion for design - providing clients with unparalleled service.
Michael's interest in mass timber is rooted in his search for a more sustainable alternative to traditional concrete and steel construction. Michael leads the sustainability effort for his firm and is passionate about the role timber can have in a more sustainable built environment.