Walker Thompson, PE, SE

Associate, Project Engineer

Walker joined Datum in 2018 from grad school at UT. He is passionate about his role at Datum with an analytical mind for engineering research, particularly as it relates to high-rise design. He is also a great relator to both teammates and clients. His project experience includes Moontower and Union on 24th.

Walker holds both a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Q & A

What inspires you about your work?

As a structural engineer, you often get to stand at the confluence of artistry, science, and common-sense. Our work is tangible, intuitive, yet still complex and, at times, even theoretical. It makes for a compelling intersection of what may seem like competing truths.

Why do you work at Datum?

It may sound cliché, but the people at Datum can’t be beat. The people here are knowledgeable, humble, personable, emotionally intelligent…the list goes on. We get to do some pretty sweet projects, too.


What motivates you?

What motivates me most is the pursuit of knowledge and the opportunity to share with and learn from others.