Doug Coenen


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A leader in Houston’s civil engineering group, Doug provides oversight on all projects to ensure quality and accuracy. Doug is a licensed engineer in Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Louisiana, and North Carolina.


Doug is a civil engineer with over 25yrs of design and management experience on civil/site, roadway, and planning projects. Some areas of emphasis include commercial, government, healthcare, higher education, and parks. He has a specialty with flood protection design. Additionally, Doug also serves as a forensic engineer.


A flooded street during a hurricane with winds blowing trees heavily.


Stormwater Pond Seminar, September 23, 2013
AIA Presentation: Development for Stormwater Detention, May 19, 2020
ASCE Symposium: “Concrete Joint Design,” March 5, 2020
ASCE Symposium: “Flood Protection,” April 16, 2021
ASCE Symposium: “Storm Resilience,” April 11, 2024
ACAP Presentation: “Flood Protection Requirements,” June 4, 2022, June 2, 2024

Guest Lecturer: University of Houston Construction Management Course, “Concrete Joint Design,” Spring/Fall Semesters 2018-2024

President, ASCE Virginia Peninsula Chapter, 2007
Board of Directors, ACEC Houston Chapter, 2020-2023


B.S. Civil Engineering, George Mason University, 1996
M.S. Environmental Engineering, Old Dominion University, 2003