Research/Areas of Interest: How infrastructure affects social equity, how to make infrastructure more resilient against climate change, and how to automate the design process so that engineers can focus on the impact of their work.


Betsy Kirtland is a bridge design engineer at Stantec in Boston and teaches a class called Bridges for Resilient Cities for first year students. Betsy graduated from Tufts with her BSCE in 2016, and with her M.Eng in 2017.