Best Management Practices for Waterstop Selection, Installation, and Inspection: Instructors

Joseph Kudritz, P.E.
Michael Baker International, Inc.
Water Resource Engineer

Mr. Kudritz is a water resources engineer with Michael Baker International, Inc. with 11 years of experience in dam rehabilitation design and construction. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kudritz has been involved in more than 20 dam rehabilitation projects and has been responsible for designing spillways, stilling basins, and control tower and outlet works. Mr. Kudritz has been involved on the design and detailing of concrete structures with an emphasis on waterstop placement and selection. Mr. Kudritz graduated from Geneva College with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.

Brian Afek, P.E.
Michael Baker International, Inc.
Senior Civil Engineer

Mr. Afek is a senior civil engineer with Michael Baker International, Inc. He has over 12 years of professional experience specializing in dam inspection, dam analysis, design of dam rehabilitation components, and construction management for high hazard dams. He has served as the project manager for multiple dam rehabilitation projects throughout the state of Ohio. Mr. Afek graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Ohio State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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