Julie Pietrzak, who leads our Resilience practice, provides civil and geotechnical engineering, resilient structure and infrastructure design, and project management services to a range of clients. She has particular expertise in multi-hazard climate risk and resilience assessments, stormwater management, earthen embankments, and track and rail projects. Julie has contributed to the design of multiple large-scale water resource and land development projects and has consulted on flood resilience strategies for building owners and transportation agencies, including New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston. Julie was invited by the National Academy of Engineering to participate in the 2017 U.S. and the 2021 Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposiums. She also served as co-chair of the resilient and reliable infrastructure session at the 2018 U.S. symposium.
B.S., Civil Engineering, Hofstra University
Julie specializes in analyzing potential vulnerabilities to shocks and stresses over a project’s lifespan and develops solutions for maintaining business continuity following hazardous events.