Patrick McCafferty is a Lecturer in Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and an Associate Principal with the international design firm, Ove Arup & Partners. Upon receiving both his undergraduate and graduate degrees in civil and structural engineering from Cornell University, McCafferty began his career as an American Scholar in Arup's London offices in 1996. He spent an additional six years in the firm's New York practice before joining Arup's Boston office in 2005 where he leads the structural engineering design practice.
McCafferty's professional experience includes engineering design and international project management. He specializes in advanced non-linear structural analysis and in the design of innovative and architecturally expressed structures. A licensed professional engineer in five US States, McCafferty's broad range of project experience includes the design of museums, performance venues, airports, stadia, commercial high rise, bridges, academic buildings, structural glass facades, and sculptural and memorial installations.
In 2008, McCafferty was named by Consulting Specifying Engineer Magazine as among the top 40-under-40 building engineers in the United States. Also in 2008, he was named a Lecturer in MIT's Department of Architecture and served as Technical Advisor to Cornell University's Master of Engineering (Civil) Program. In 2010, McCafferty was named to the Editorial Board of ArchitectureBoston Magazine, the quarterly publication of the Boston Society of Architects.
Raffles City Development
Chongqing, China | Safdie Architects
King Abdulaziz International Airport
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia | Atkins
Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort
Singapore | Safdie Architects
New Acropolis Museum
Athens, Greece | Bernard Tschumi Architects
Padre Pio Cathedral
Foggia, Italy | Renzo Piano Buiding Workshop
London, England | Foster + Partners
City of Manchester Stadium
Manchester, England | Arup Associates