Mike Martello is a JTL-Transit Lab alumnus, earning his PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering in 2023. His research focused on infrastructure resilience and adaptation to climate change. Working under Prof. Andrew Whittle and in close collaboration with the MBTA, he actively applied his research to address both the short- and long-term risk management and climate resilience needs of Greater Boston’s regional rail rapid transit system. Mike received a SM in Civil & Environmental Engineering from MIT in 2020 and a BS in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College in 2018. In addition to his expertise in flood risk quantification and climate change adaptation planning, he also specializes in geotechnical engineering. Mike is also a DoD SMART scholar and was a MIT Martin Fellow for Sustainability (2021-2022 cohort). In his free time, Mike enjoys pulling espresso shots, running, and listening to audiobooks.
SM '20, PhD '23