Aubrey Smading PE

Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist


As Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Aubrey manages the regulatory program at ICON. Collaborating across multiple teams, she plans and executes structural and material testing to fulfill requests from regulatory bodies, and is leading ICON to obtain some of the first certifications for 3D-printed wall products issued in the world.

Prior to ICON, Aubrey performed forensic evaluations of numerous structures involved in construction litigation and property damage disputes resulting from construction defects, extreme weather events, vehicle impacts, foundation movement, and fires, among other perils. She has previously worked in structural design on projects for TxDOT, City of Dallas, and other municipalities.

Aubrey received her Bachelor and Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Southern Methodist University, with a focus on structures in her graduate degree program. During her undergraduate career, Aubrey completed a fellowship with the Environmental Protection Agency aiding in the regulation of hazardous waste producers. Aubrey is a licensed professional engineer in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida. She is an active member of ASCE, ACI, and SEAoT. She has enjoyed working with ACE Mentoring in the Dallas and Austin groups, and is passionate about inclusion in the engineering profession.