Wayne’s notable projects range from structural reinforcement for the landmark Empire State Building to structural design for the home of the Chicago White Sox.

With more than 25 years in the field of engineering, Wayne Hostetler has extensive design, evaluation and project management experience on a variety of structural and building envelope projects. He is highly knowledgeable about numerous building materials including structural steel, cast-in-place concrete, post-tensioned concrete, light-gauge steel, wood and masonry.

Structural Repair and Renovation Expert
Since joining Thornton Tomasetti in 1989, his work on evaluation and rehabilitation projects has included investigation, analysis and repair design for structural and building envelope systems, problems, failures and collapses. He has also provided consultation and expert witness services for a number of legal proceedings.

From Landmarks to Baseball Stadiums
Wayne’s notable projects include structural reinforcement for the landmark Empire State Building; and structural design for the Chicago Board of Trade, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox.

Expertise
• Assessment and renovation
• Expert witness
• Forensic investigation
• Structural analysis
• Structural engineering
• Expert witness