Cochrane joins national geotechnical engineering firm

Michael Cochrane (BE’79) has joined TTL as the Nashville Branch Manager. He will be responsible for all services in TTL’s Nashville region.


Cochrane earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from Lipscomb University.

Cochrane has more than 35 years of engineering experience, including project management, operational management and business development. His previous experience at a large multi-discipline firm also included construction project management, permitting and client services.

A native of Nashville, he is the past president of the Nashville branch of the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of American Military Engineers-Fort Campbell Post, and vice president of the SAME-Nashville Post. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida and Texas.

TTL provides geotechnical engineering, analytical laboratory testing, construction materials testing and environmental consulting services for clients nationwide.