As experienced engineers and consultants, the SME team is passionate about solving even your toughest challenges.

Developing new sites or redeveloping existing brownfield sites; constructing buildings, roads and bridges; and acquiring, rehabilitating or managing existing facilities or infrastructure is never easy. Challenges abound. Risks are inherent. Budgets and schedules are tight. The tougher the challenge, the more SME can help.

We bring significant practical experience and the big-picture perspective of our technical experts to every project. We are passionate about solving problems and are committed to understanding and being responsive to your needs.

For more than 50 years, we’ve used our engineering and applied-science expertise to provide practical solutions across the Midwest and around the globe. We’ve helped thousands of our clients be successful, while building a better world.



Recent Technical Report


An Evaluation of Soil and Gas Results from Three States

How well do soil and groundwater screening levels indicate soil gas impacts? You might be surprised. This poster presentation prepared for the Association for Environmental Health and Sciences Foundation's 31st Annual Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy presents SME’s research and findings.

Upcoming Events


11th Annual Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference

Join James Harless for a presentation on interpreting soil gas analysis results.

Meet our People

The SME team is made up of great people with lots of expertise in the geotechnical, environmental, building materials, pavements, and construction materials fields and related engineering and applied science disciplines. While our skill sets vary, we share a passion for solving challenges and delivering practical solutions.

Meet our People

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