Associate Principal and Resilience Practice Leader
Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity.
Julie Pietrzak, Thornton Tomasetti's Resilience practice leader, provides civil and geotechnical engineering, resilient building & infrastructure design and project management services to a range of clients. A licensed civil engineer in NY, NJ, MA & CA, she has particular expertise in climate risk and resilience assessments, stormwater management, earthen embankments and track and rail projects. Julie specializes in analyzing potential vulnerabilities to site-specific climate hazards over a project’s lifespan and works with clients to develop resilient solutions for maintaining business continuity following a hazardous event. Her portfolio includes the design of large-scale water resource and land development projects and flood resilience strategies for NYC MTA, MBTA and SFPUC. Julie was invited by the National Academy of Engineering to participate in the US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in 2017 and 2018 and the Japan-America Symposium in 2021.