Mike Allen Associate

Office San Francisco

Direct 415.392.6952 Email

Michael Allen has been with Degenkolb since 2001. In that time, he has gained experience in seismic evaluation, seismic design, and in the development of safety measures for the design of earthquake-resilient structures. Most notably, Mr. Allen participated in several major analysis projects for a high profile medical center in San Francisco, helping attain the highest level of seismic safety standards.

Joined the Firm:

Little Known Fact:
I am the oldest of 14 children.

Client or Business Philosophy:
Providing innovative solutions to meet the clients' needs.

Honesty and reliability.

Playing Freecell and Spanish Patience on my phone.

Special Interests:
Playing with my two sons and reading them stories; working in the yard and around the house with my two little helpers.


B.S. - Civil Engineering, Utah State University, 1998
M.S. - Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2001


California - Structural Engineer, 2010, License No. 
California - Civil Engineer, 2003, License No. 65045

Professional Affiliations

Structural Engineers Association of California
Structural Engineers Association of Northern California

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple Seismic Evaluation
  • Portifino Condominiums, San Juan del Sur Nicaragua, Peer Review
  • Lima Temple Seismic Evaluation, Lima, Peru
  • Club Terraza, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Francisco Torres Towers, University of California
  • UCSF UC Hall Evaluation
  • Calvary Church Seismic Strengthening
  • Department of Veterans Affairs - Seismic Inventory
  • CPMC St Luke’s Replacement Hospital
  • VA McClellan B88, Seismic Upgrade
  • Kaiser L.A. Replacement Project
  • UCSF Moffitt Hospital
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center (UCSF) - Emergency Department Renovation

ASCE T.Y. Lin Award, 2003
PCI Martin P. Korn Award, 2002
PCI Daniel P. Jenny Research Fellowship, 1998