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Mark Odorizzi, PE
Adjunct Professor



Mark Odorizzi is a licensed professional engineer at Keast & Hood Structural Engineers in Philadelphia, PA. He is a graduate of Drexel University where he completed his BS in architectural engineering and MS in civil engineering. During his undergraduate years, Mark served as a tutor in the ACE center and a teaching assistant for numerous classes. Mark began teaching as an Adjunct faculty member in Fall of 2021 in Drexel’s architecture program

Mark worked at three structural design firms across his co-ops at Drexel. Including Keast & Hood, where he returned full-time after graduation, Mark also worked as a co-op at Mainstay Engineering Group and Thornton Tomasetti (NYC Office).  

At Keast & Hood, some of Mark’s favorite and most memorable projects include:

  • University of Pennsylvania's Boathouse: renovations and modifications to the original 1875 structure; the demolition & rebuild of the east wing of the boathouse, featuring a concrete podium and exposed steel trusses
  • St. Rita’s Cascia Center: new 5-story building along Broad street serving as affordable senior housing and community center for the Shrine.
  • Nix Building Post Office Renovations: renovations to 1930s building at 9th/Market with interior steel, wood and cold-formed framing.
  • 1701 E. Passyunk Renovation: adaptive reuse of mid-1900s steel structure, including seismic upgrades, facade stabilization and new wood & concrete structure.
  • Lower Moreland Township High School: New steel-framed high school
  • SJU Athletics Center: phased renovations and additions to the existing 1980s athletic center attached to Hagan Arena on St. Joseph’s University.
MS, Civil Engineering (Structures), Drexel University
BS, Architectural Engineering, Drexel University
Minor in Music, Drexel University
Honors with Distinction, Pennoni Honors College