The Wilson Ihrig team, led by Silas Bensing, contributed to completing a complicated project design within budget. Their high level of vibration expertise and attention to detail were extremely valuable and Silas was a dedicated and responsive project manager.

Steven Fernaays, AIA, SWBR Architecture

Silas Bensing, Senior Consultant

Since joining the firm in 2008, Silas is based out of our New York office and has consulted on projects involving rail transit systems, environmental noise, ground-borne vibration, and interior building noise and vibration control. He is experienced in techniques and instrumentation for obtaining field measurement of noise and vibration from transportation sources, construction activities, and HVAC equipment. He is proficient in the use of GIS and noise modeling software such as SoundPLAN, CadnaA, and TNM for calculation, assessment, and mapping of railway, and other environmental noise sources. He also conducts computer modeling for room acoustics and speech intelligibility of public-address systems. He has over eleven years of experience working on projects within the City of New York and is an approved noise consultant under the NYC DEP noise code.


B.A. Audio Arts and Acoustics, Columbia College, Chicago

Why I Work at Wilson Ihrig

“I am extremely pleased to work at Wilson Ihrig. The type of work and projects are diverse, interesting, and allow me to travel all over the United States and abroad. I not only benefit from working closely with people having many decades of experience, but also enjoy working with all of the people on our staff.”