William A. Hobensack, P.E.

Civil, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering

M.S., 1999 Ocean Engineering; Texas A&M Univ.
B.S., 1997 Civil Engineering; Purdue

Mr. Hobensack earned a Master of Science Degree in Ocean Engineering under Dr. Daniel T. Cox at Texas A&M University.  Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with honors from Purdue University, with an emphasis in hydraulic and environmental engineering. As a professional engineer with Olsen Associates, Mr. Hobensack is involved with field data collection, numerical modeling, design, permitting and research for a variety of coastal engineering projects.

Since joining Olsen Associates, Inc. in 1999, Mr. Hobensack’s experience includes beach nourishment and coastal structure design, estuarine and hydraulic modeling, monitoring of coastal protection projects, and geotechnical explorations for beach compatible sediments.

As a graduate student at Texas A&M University, Mr. Hobensack participated in a wide variety of numerical and physical investigations. His extensive field and laboratory experience included topographic and hydrographic surveys, evaluation of coastal structures and the study of nearshore hydrodynamics through laser Doppler anemometry.  Also during his time at Texas A&M, Mr. Hobensack was a hydraulic laboratory instructor and regularly conducted tours of the laboratory facilities. 

Mr. Hobensack is a registered professional engineer in the state of Florida and a member of the Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Association.