Michael Frolov PE

Senior Project Manager

Contact Info




(206) 446-2293




Seattle, WA


Michael Frolov is a Senior Project Manager with over 15 years of experience, including forensic, geotechnical, and construction engineering, along with construction materials testing and inspection. He has experience with various building types and holds engineering licenses in numerous states. His forensic engineering experience consists of storm damage and water intrusion assessments, investigations of structural and building envelope failures, and the analysis of earth movement related to the distress of structural materials. In addition, he is proficient in building code construction compliance and has led investigations involving fire and smoke damage. Mike has experience with geotechnical instrumentation, pavement design, and subsurface soil and rock explorations. He has completed the International Code Council (ICC) Special Inspector certification program for Structural Welding, Spray-applied Fireproofing, Soils, and Structural Masonry, among others. He has also taught at Shoreline Community College as an Adjunct Instructor of Engineering.


  • University of Washington  |  Seattle, Washington
    Master of Science - Civil Engineering
  • Wayne State University  |  Detroit, Michigan
    Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering

Professional Experience

  • 2023 - Current  |  Senior Project Manager  |  YA Engineering Services
  • 2015 - 2023  |  Senior Forensic Engineer  |  Donan Engineering
  • 2013 - 2015  |  Construction Engineer  |  Lin & Associates, Inc.
  • 2011 - 2012  |  Project Engineer  |  The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc.
  • 2008 - 2011  |  Staff Engineer  |  G2 Consulting Group, LLC

Areas of Practice

  • Damage Assessment
  • Failure Analysis
  • Repair and Rehabilitation Design
  • Building Envelope
  • Roofing

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Residential Properties
    Washington   |  Investigated multiple soil slope movements, including landslides and mudflows, and provided repair recommendations for damaged foundations and properties
  • Church
    Texas  |  Evaluation of structural damage due to a nearby hospital explosion
  • Floating House
    Idaho  |  Investigated a partially sunken structure in support of litigation
  • Commercial and Residential Structures
    Washington   |  Determined the extent of damage to various buildings affected by flood and wind
  • Apartment Building
    Washington   |  Investigated moisture-related damage during the construction of a multi-story building, including the evaluation of a proper dry-in construction state
  • Residential Property
    Hawaii  |  Investigated a reported sinkhole and provided ground stabilization repair options
  • Dock, Commercial, and Residential Structures
    South Carolina & Georgia  |  Determined the extent of damage to numerous structures affected by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma


  • PE  |  Professional Engineer


  • Washington  |  50654  |  Professional Engineer
  • Alaska  |  140562  |  Professional Engineer
  • Oregon  |  90670  |  Professional Engineer
  • Idaho  |  16502  |  Professional Engineer
  • Montana  |  39395  |  Professional Engineer
  • Colorado  |  50240  |  Professional Engineer
  • Texas  |  120891  |  Professional Engineer