LJA Engineering - Employee Owned
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Bill Worsham, PE
Director of Coastal Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Ocean Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1986

Bill Worsham has over 25 years of experience in the practice of coastal engineering including technical analysis of coastal forces; numerical simulation of wind, waves and currents; storm surge effects; hydraulic design of coastal flood conveyance systems; shore protection design and construction oversight including numerous stone revetments and breakwaters; timber, steel and concrete bulkheads; geotextile tubes; levees; soft shore protection measures; dredging and dredged material placement; marsh restoration; dune restoration; beach nourishment; scour protection for coastal structures including state highways; storm damage assessment; and expert witness services. Mr. Worsham was prominent in the conception, authorization, and implementation of Texas' first statewide erosion response program at the Texas General Land Office beginning in 1999 and became its first director. Mr. Worsham has performed extensive storm damage evaluations for coastal infrastructure in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi in the aftermath of Hurricanes Ike, Rita, Katrina, and a number of lesser storms, accumulating lessons learned in coastal infrastructure design, construction and protection.