Daniel B. Behrens, P.E.

FORENSIC ENGINEER

Burnsville, MN

Daniel B. Behrens, P.E.

FORENSIC ENGINEER

Burnsville, MN

GET TO KNOW Daniel B. Behrens, P.E.

Daniel Behrens, P.E., is a Forensic Engineer with Haag Engineering Co., part of Haag Global, Inc. Based in Minneapolis, Mr. Behrens has worked Haag since 2009, and has a total of 24 years in design and forensic engineering experience. His forensic expertise includes structural evaluations of highway, pedestrian, rail bridges, and culverts; elevated parking structures; basement and retaining walls; roofing systems; and moisture intrusion. Mr. Behrens helped developed and teaches Wood and Composition Roof Damage Assessment (4 hours); Wood, Metal, and Composition Roof Damage Assessment (6 hours); Haag Certified Inspector- Residential Roofing, Commercial Roofing, and Wind Damage (20 hours each). He is a licensed P.E. in Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
He earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), National Society of Professional Engineers, Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers, American Institute of Steel Construction, and the American Wood Council.

Primary Areas of Consulting

Structural Evaluations
– Commercial, residential, and industrial structures
– Elevated parking structures
– Highway, pedestrian, rail bridges, and culverts
– Reconstruction monitoring and analysis
– Failure, damage and collapse analysis
– Foundation, basement, and retaining wall failures
Roofing Systems
– Cause, nature, and extent of damage, particularly wind and hail
– General roof evaluations
Moisture Source Evaluations

Memberships

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Institute of Steel Construction

Education

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1998

Licensed Professional Engineer in the States of:

Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Testimony history available upon request.

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