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Laurence V. Wilson, PE, LEED AP, ASHRAE HFDP

Principal, Senior Mechanical Engineer


Larry Wilson is a licensed mechanical engineer and LEED® Accredited Professional with more than three decades of experience in the field of building system engineering, including analysis, planning, design and construction administration. He has honed his expertise in laws/codes/standards/guidelines, project management and quality assurance for both new construction and renovation across a wide variety of project types, with a specialization in healthcare as well as science and technology facilities.

Mr. Wilson works in the Chicago office of SmithGroupJJR as a senior mechanical engineer, providing design leadership for both the Chicago office and the firm’s national healthcare practice. He previously served as a director at PositivEnergy Practice, Chicago, a high-performance consulting engineering firm focused on providing integrated professional services to building and city projects around the world.

Mr. Wilson is particularly passionate about healthcare design and widely recognized in the industry for his expertise in sustainable, high-performance system design, including those for the award-winning Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s new Prentice Women’s Hospital, Chicago; and Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, Indiana.

He is a member of American Society of Healthcare Engineers, Hospital Engineers Society of Northern Illinois, National Society of Professional Engineers, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers.


B.S. Mechanical Engineering – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign