Master of Science, Environmental Science, Loyola Marymount University
Bachelor of Arts, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Institute of Noise Control Engineering
Acoustical Society of America
Mr. Kirikian is currently a Principal and the Director of Air Quality & Acoustics with Meridian Consultants. As a Principal with Meridian Consultants, Mr. Kirikian’s role includes participating at the top level of the organization and reporting to the Board of Managers regarding environmental and planning projects and market initiatives. In addition, Mr. Kirikian’s role as the Director of Air Quality & Acoustics includes securing and overseeing implementation of a variety of air quality and acoustics (noise) projects.
Mr. Kirikian’s experience related to Air Quality and Climate Change includes preparing air pollutant emissions inventories, dispersion modeling, and health risk assessments (HRAs) for residential, commercial, and transportation projects utilizing the CalEEMod and AERMOD models.
Mr. Kirikian’s experience related to Noise includes assessment of a variety of mobile (aviation and vehicle) and stationary noise sources associated with urban development and infrastructure projects, with specific expertise in utilizing SoundPLAN, Aviation Environmental Design Tool, and FHWA TNM models.
Additional roles include serving as an environmental monitoring manager for large-scale compliance monitoring efforts during construction and operation ensuring compliance of all disciplines including air quality, biology permitting, noise monitoring, stormwater management, geotechnical oversight of excavations, cultural resources monitoring and other associated activities.