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Michael Carrancho, PE, Smithsonian Institution


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Mr. Carrancho has over 25 years of design and construction experience in the U.S. and abroad. As a Deputy Director in the Office of Planning Design and Construction his focus is on Engi-neering & Design. Responsible for the design management of all the Smithsonian’s capital and large maintenance projects, SI Facility Design Standards, is the senior building code official, and signatory on all construction documents for the institution. 2003-2010 Mr. Carrancho served as the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Europe Africa and Southwest Asia, Business Manager and Chief Engineer in Naples, Italy. Supporting over 1300 personnel and responsible for providing: Design and Construction services, Planning & Re-al Estate Acquisition, Environmental Services, and Public Works for an area spanning from the Azores to Bahrain. Mr. Carrancho has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, and holds a Professional Civil Engineer license from the State of California since 1995. He is also a LEED Green Associate.