Thusitha Silva

Thusitha Silva

Thusitha Silva, PE


Thusitha has more than 26 years of transportation engineering experience that includes the design of roadways, highways, and bridges. With his expert knowledge, he leads a group of transportation professionals. Prior to joining Walter P Moore, his previous work experience with public entities, TxDOT Galveston Area Office and PennDOT, gave him perspective for working on public transportation projects in the future. Thusitha has advanced technical training in LRFD design of highway bridges, seismic design of bridges, advanced foundation design, and pre-stressed concrete analysis and design for both public and private clients. He received the Fazlur Rahaman Khan Fellowship which is awarded to structural engineers that exhibit pioneering advancements for tall building design in the engineering and architectural fields. As a licensed professional engineer in both Texas and Pennsylvania, he earned his Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University and his Bachelor of Science also in Civil Engineering from the University of Idaho.

Why did you choose Walter P Moore?
For its reputation in the industry as a leader and “place to be”.
If you had to choose a different career, what would it be?
…aeronautical engineering.
What three words best describe you?
Dedicated. Honest. Hardworking.
Who or what inspires you?
My dad. He is a civil engineer and encouraged me to pursue a career in civil engineering.


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"Low-Impact Development Yields High-Impact Project," civil+structural ENGINEER, October 2015