Christopher Bajdek, Chris Bajdek, Principal Consultant, Highway, HMMH, traffic noise mitigation

Christopher J. Bajdek

Principal Consultant Specializing in Rail & Transit, Highway, Sustainability & Energy, and Construction & Architecture

With over 25 years of professional consulting experience, the majority of those with HMMH, Chris has managed numerous noise studies related to transportation and energy-generation projects. For most of his career, he has focused on traffic noise mitigation and prediction for highways, roadways and interstates all over the country.

Chris was a contributing author to the National Highway Cooperative Research Program (NCHRP) Report 791 Supplemental Guidance on the Application of the Federal Highway Administration’s Traffic Nosie Model (FHWA-TNM) and played a key role in developing the recommended best practices for modeling tunnel-radiated noise using the FHWA-TNM. He also co-authored Recommended Best Practices for the Use of the FHWA Traffic Noise Model (TNM) Report FHWA-HEP-16018, published in 2015.

Chris holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering magna cum laude from Northeastern University. His training includes graduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at Northeastern University and the Summer Program in Acoustics at Penn State.


When he's not spending time with his family, or walking his two canine companions, Chris enjoys a range of outdoor pursuits including hiking and biking.