Michael Dygean SE

Michael Dygean SE

Principal Los Angeles, CA
“Luck favors the most prepared.” - Edna Mode/The Incredibles
  • Discipline Structural Engineering
  • Specialties Healthcare, Research/Laboratories, Life Sciences, Higher Education and K-12, Design Build
  • Education MS, Civil Engineering-Specialty: Structural Engineering, Structural Mechanics, University of California, Berkeley BS, Civil Engineering, Loyola Marymount University
  • Affiliations/Licensure Design-Build Institute of America DBIA Design Build Professional The Structural Engineers Association of Southern California Structural Engineer: CA Professional Engineer: CA, WA
  • Hobbies & Interests Spending time with the Family, Golf, Tennis, Swimming


Michael Dygean started at KPFF in 1989 and is deeply knowledgeable in the design and construction of large scale complex campuses: medical, hospital, and research facilities; educational facilities from K through 12 to higher education; justice buildings such as courthouses and jails; and design-build pursuits and base isolated structures. With this plethora of knowledge, Michael has helped to mold and shape the current office culture and expertise while training the future leaders of the firm. Michael is a veteran in the practice of structural engineering and appreciates the give and take of open communication and a rigorous exchange of ideas; He believes in a truly collaborative design and construction process.


  • Loyola Marymount University, Department of Civil Engineering: Part-Time Lecturer: Undergraduate Structural Analysis