Dr. Brad Pridham
Expertise: Sound & Vibration
Phone: 226.706.8080 x212
Brad is a specialist in building acoustics, with a special interest in vibration control related to structural systems. He joined the consulting field in 2004, and has since worked on hundreds of high profile projects throughout Canada and the world. Brad is the technical leader of the vibration group at Novus and is responsible for project management, technical development and project delivery.
He has over 15 years of experience solving complex vibration issues related to floors, bridges and other unique structures. His consulting experience includes active involvement in building design for health care, labs, institutional (justice, corrections, civic centres, museum), higher education, K-12 education, science & technology, industrial, high-rise residential, and land-use approval. His expertise has also been applied to the design of long-span highway and pedestrian bridges, industrial machine installations involving vibration control, and assisting building owners with the solution of wind-induced noise (aeroacoustic) problems associated with architectural façade elements. He has published several refereed journal and conference papers on parameter estimation, floor vibration and ground-borne vibration, and frequently provides presentations related to vibration control throughout North America.
Brad is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and a member of the Society for Experimental Mechanics. He became Principal at Novus in September, 2015.Download CV