Michele Cyr


Practice Areas

Michele’s expertise includes conducting post-disaster structural damage assessments and building investigations, as well as characterizing the behavior of cement-based materials through mechanical testing and microstructural analysis.


With a career spanning nearly two decades, Michele has extensive experience in forensic engineering, having conducted post-disaster structural damage assessments following earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires. She has conducted comprehensive building investigations, evaluating various construction materials and structural elements, and has expertise in assessing the effects of construction activities on adjacent structures. She has also evaluated the effects of construction activity such as construction vibrations and excavation on adjacent structures and has experience with demolition engineering.


B.S., Civil Engineering, Catholic University of America
M.S., Structural Engineering & Materials, Northwestern University
Ph.D., Structural Engineering & Materials, Northwestern University