Mike is a board member of the Salvadori Center, a group that trains teachers how to use the built environment to teach students math and science.

Michael Squarzini oversees all of Thornton Tomasetti’s regions. He has more than 20 years of experience in the structural analysis, design and review of a variety of building types, including sports, transportation, commercial, educational and healthcare facilities. His responsibilities extend from schematic design through construction administration, utilizing state-of-the-art project delivery methods.

Contributions to the Profession
Mike is a past president of the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) and serves on the board of the Salvadori Center, an organization that trains teachers to use the built environment to help students understand math and science. He has taught at Cornell University, Manhattan College and Princeton University.

Accolades
In 2007, Mike received the American Council of Engineering Companies’ 2007 New Principal of the Year Award and was named to Building Design + Construction magazine’s 40 under 40 list of rising professionals.

Outside of Work
Mike believes that once you find something great, you stick with it. Recruited to Thornton Tomasetti during his senior year in college, he has been with the firm ever since. He also lives in the same upstate New York town where he grew up. A self-proclaimed baseball fanatic, he loves golf – especially when he can play a foursome with his wife and two boys.

Expertise
• Structural engineering
• Structural analysis
• Project management