Joe Gannon


Practice Areas

Joe specializes in the physical security of structures, security engineering, blast resistant design, and force protection.


A leader in secure design, Joe has extensive experience with the structural design of federal government facilities, industrial parks, airports, and sports stadiums. He is proficient in various blast software programs, including WinGard, LSDyna, Ansys, BlastX, and 3DBlast.


M.S., Structural Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
B.S., Civil Engineering, North Dakota State Unversity (Fargo)


  • “Design of Bridges for Security Against Terrorist Attack,” Thesis published at The University of Texas at Austin, 2005

  • “Approximation of Blast Loading and Single Degree-of-Freedom Modeling Parameters for Long Span Girders,” Structure Under Shock and Impact IX, WIT Press