Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Nicolas Saenz, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., has joined the firm as an associate in the Dallas office, and will lead the expansion of its Forensics, Renewal and Property Loss Consulting (PLC) practices there. He is the first member of the Dallas team at Thornton Tomasetti to specialize in these areas.
• Prior to joining Thornton Tomasetti, Dr. Saenz was a project manager at Walter P Moore & Associates, where he managed structural assessment, repair, rehabilitation, and expert witness projects. He worked to coordinate assessment and construction design documents with clients and project partners.
• Dr. Saenz brings a decade of experience in structural analysis and client management to his role in the development and expansion of the Forensics, Renewal and Property Loss Consulting practices in Thornton Tomasetti’s Dallas office. He will focus on strengthening existing connections and cultivating new client relationships throughout Texas, as well as in Latin America.
• He holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in civil engineering from Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería, in Bogotá, Colombia. Dr. Saenz also holds a master’s and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering with a concentration on structural engineering, from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
• Dr. Saenz is a registered professional/structural engineer in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Texas, and Washington. He is a PTI Level 1 & 2 Unbonded Post-Tensioning Systems Inspector. He is member of the Post-Tensioning Concrete Institute and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI).
Nicolas Saenz, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., associate, Dallas, Thornton Tomasetti
“I am grateful for the opportunity to join Thornton Tomasetti and play a role in the development of the PLC, Forensics and Renewal practices in the Dallas office. There are endless possibilities for expanding these practices among many sectors in the Texas/South U.S. region, as well as in South America. I look forward to forming new relationships and showcasing the wonderful and innovative techniques Thornton Tomasetti can provide its clients.”
About Thornton Tomasetti (www.ThorntonTomasetti.com)
Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We fulfill the needs of our clients at every stage in the building life cycle through seven integrated practices in Structural Engineering, Façade Engineering, Forensics, Renewal, Construction Engineering, Property Loss Consulting and Sustainability. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is an 800-person organization of engineers, architects and other professionals collaborating from offices across the United States and in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
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