Michael M. Simpson, P.E.


Principal Structural Engineer / Manager
Michael M. Simpson + Associates, Inc. (MMSA, Inc.)

Years of Experience: 36

Years with MMSA: 19

Education:

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, 1982
  • North Carolina State University

Professional Engineer Registrations:

  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Since 1987 – SC, GA, FL, NJ, NC, TX, TN, MO, MD, KY, VA, CO, AL, LA, MS

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • International Code Council (ICC)

As founder of Michael M. Simpson + Associates, Inc. in 1999, Mr. Simpson has 100% ownership of MMSA as well as control of both the operations and management of MMSA.  Michael has 36+ years of extensive expertise as a structural engineer in structural framing and foundation design of steel, wood and reinforced concrete building systems.  As president / CEO, Michael’s duties and responsibilities include the supervision and execution of calculations, drawings, specifications and adherence to building codes.  He also conducts shop drawing reviews, interdisciplinary / quality control coordination with other disciplines, and feasibility studies.  Michael collaborates closely with the entire project team, from start to finish, to develop the most advantageous structural systems for each client and owner in accomplishing their goal.

Michael’s background includes justice / institutional buildings, laboratory facilities, military buildings, government office buildings, health care facilities, college / university facilities, K-12 schools, commercial buildings, mid-rise office buildings, parking garages, and bridges.

Michael is a graduate of North Carolina State University where he earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (class of 1982).  He currently holds licenses to practice structural engineering in the states of South Carolina (#16718), Georgia (#16699), Florida (#42969), New Jersey (#24GE03545000), North Carolina (#025843), Texas (#97911), Tennessee (#114122), Missouri (#2011025304), Maryland (#41530), Kentucky (#28383), Virginia (#0402050219), Colorado (#46103), Alabama (#32539-E), Louisiana (#39272) and Mississippi (#26140).  Michael’s computer program experience includes STAAD III, RISA-3D, RAM Structural System, AutoCAD and MicroStation.