Ken Basden, PE, SE

Joined Wallace Design Collective in 1987

“A professional practice is shaped and defined by its culture. From the beginning, Wallace Engineering has been known for responsiveness, a desire to solve problems and a devotion to the client’s vision.”



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Ken is a musician, arranger and composer. He has experience playing trombone, euphonium, tuba, piano, synthesizer and percussion. He has performed in symphonic orchestras, symphonic bands, jazz bands, rock bands, pit orchestras and a 32-piece trombone choir.


Ken received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from the University of Oklahoma and his Master of Science in Structural Engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in seven states and is a licensed Structural Engineer in Illinois and Oregon.

Ken has been project engineer of record on a wide range of projects including single family, retail, commercial and industrial facilities. He is presently involved in forensic investigations and construction administration.

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