Senior Associate, Sustainability | Thornton Tomasetti

Alejandra Menchaca

Ph.D, LEED AP, WELL AP

Alejandra Menchaca leads the Sustainability practice for the Boston office of Thornton Tomasetti. She combines her expertise in mechanical engineering and in building science to give clients a clear understanding of the impact design strategies and innovative solutions have on long-term building performance. Her favorite topics include natural ventilation and passive design, thermal and visual comfort, and computational fluid dynamics. Alejandra holds a PhD from MIT in Mechanical Engineering and has taught courses on natural ventilation and energy in buildings both at MIT and the Harvard GSD.