Mike Phillips, PE, CFM
Project Manager, Water Resources
Mike joined Neel-Schaffer in 2000 and serves as the firm’s lead water resources engineer. Working out of the firm’s Nashville (TN) office, Mike manages water resources projects for the firm throughout the Southeast.
One of only six Certified Floodplain Managers in the firm, Mike has worked on many high-profile bridge hydraulic analysis and design projects, numerous riverine hydraulic analyses for the Memphis, Little Rock, and Vicksburg Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and numerous FEMA Flood Insurance Study Updates and Map Revisions for municipalities and private clients.
Mike is very familiar with procedures in FHWA Publications HEC-18, “Evaluating Scour at Bridges;” HEC-20, “Stream Stability at Highway Structures;” HEC-23, “Bridge Scour and Stream Instability Countermeasures;” and HDS 6, “River Engineering for Highway Encroachments.”
He is also very familiar with the FEMA National Flood Insurance Program Regulations. He has extensive experience performing various types of flood control and storm water management studies for private and public clients.
Mike is proficient in the latest hydrologic and hydraulic computer models, including HEC-RAS, HEC-2, WSPRO, HY-8, RiverCAD, HEC- 6, CulvertMaster, EPA-SWMM, MIKE URBAN, FESWMS-2DH, HEC-1, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, PondPack, FlowMaster, HydraFlow, HydroCAD, and GIS-based applications for hydraulics and hydrology. He has extensive experience in plans and details preparation using Microstation and AutoCAD, and is very proficient in the use of ArcGIS software.