Dr. Hatzinikolas is an adjunct professor of the Civil Engineering program at the University of Alberta. He has prepared and published a large number of details for exterior wall assemblies from cavity and veneer walls to stucco and siding. He also has developed a computer program for designing load bearing masonry walls, masonry beams, slender walls and shear walls with openings. He is co-author of three textbooks in masonry design and has published over 120 research papers and technical manuals.
Michael Hatzinikolas served as Executive Director of the Canadian Masonry Research Institute (CMRI) for over 25 years.