Kenneth Zammit, Ph.D., A&CE, CEng, MICE, FSFE, a University of Malta graduate, has joined Thornton Tomasetti as a director in the Façade Engineering practice.
He will be responsible for accelerating the team’s growth in the U.K. and the European region.
The company is an independent organisation of engineers, scientists, architects and other professionals who collaborate to optimise the design and performance of structures, materials and systems for projects of every size and complexity.
He rejoins Thornton Tomasetti after seven years at BuroHappold in London, where he was most recently façade engineering group director.
Zammit is a committee member of the British Standards Institution, and a contributor to its upcoming CEN/TS 19100 “Design of glass structures” (structural glass Eurocode). He is also a member of the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology’s technical board, a board member of the Society of Façade Engineering, and contributor to the recent CWCT/SFE “Technical guidance for interpretation in relation to the external walls and specified attachments of relevant buildings in England.”
Zammit holds a Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Cambridge, a master’s degree in façade engineering from the University of Bath and a bachelor’s degree in architecture and engineering from the University of Malta. He is also a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a chartered engineer.
In the company announcement, he said he's eager to start collaborating with the diverse teams, and that he believes they can collectively elevate building design by leveraging computational tools and efficient use of data.