Fazlur R. Khan Medal Award Winner: Aine Brazil, New York City

Aine Brazil
Vice Chairman
Thornton Tomasetti, New York City

Shaping Skylines Through Engineering Innovation

Aine M. Brazil is a leading structural engineer who has been instrumental in shaping the skylines of cities across the globe. In her 40-plus year career, she has been responsible for the design and construction of some of the most significant high-rise buildings in the United States and internationally. Brazil’s prominent work and significant contributions to the built environment have earned her numerous accolades and titles. She has always been, and continues to be, passionate about encouraging women to join the engineering profession. Brazil established a discussion and mentorship program at her firm to help female employees grow their careers, and founded a scholarship program at her alma mater to provide financial support for young women pursuing an engineering degree.

Brazil will discuss her numerous engineering achievements and reflect on the highlights of her distinguished career.