Bechtel Fellows and Distinguished Engineers and Scientists

The Bechtel Fellows program 

The Bechtel Fellows' program provides senior engineers and scientists who have attained world-class stature in their field of expertise to undertake special assignments and mentoring roles in the company with the goal of: 

  • Championing technical and engineering excellence 
  • Advising management on strategic technical trends that will impact the industry
  • Serving as technical ambassadors in the  industry
  • Applying state-of-the-art processes and technology to all projects, including trouble-shooting design and construction issues, and advancing the state-of-the-art in their fields
  • Publishing and presenting their thought leadership at conferences, and providing leadership in relevant professional society committees
  • Serving on expert panels and advisory boards
  • Mentoring technical specialists within the company and assisting with orientation of new hires

Fellows are nominated and selected based on their significant technical contributions to Bechtel and their national or international reputations in their respective fields.

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Our Experts

  • Prem Attanayake, Environmental Engineering
  • Robert Baxter, Air Emission Control
  • Kenneth Bell, Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering
  • Siv Bhamra, Rail Systems Engineering
  • Richard Campbell, Welding
  • José Clemente, Geotechnical Engineering
  • Angelos Findikakis, Flow and Transport Simulation
  • Benjamin Fultz, Corrosions and Coatings    
  • William Imrie, Pyrometallurgical Engineering
  • Robert Janssen, Hydraulics and Slurry Transport Systems
  • Sanj Malushte, Structural and Earthquake Engineering       
  • Cyrus B. Meher-Homji, Large Rotating Equipment  
  • David Messersmith, Liquefaction and Gas Processing        
  • Javeed Munshi Senior Principal Engineer and Corporate Design Specialist
  • Craig Myler, Process Engineering
  • Kit Ng, Hydraulic Engineering
  • Farhang Ostadan, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Lee Schmoe, Gasification Technology
  • Freeman Self, Process Safety/ Relief System Design
  • Stewart "Stew" Taylor, Subsurface Flow and Transport 

Distinquished Engineers & Scientists

The Bechtel Distinguished Engineers and Scientists program recognizes employees who have made particularly significant technical contributions to Bechtel’s success and reputation. They promote technical excellence throughout the company and take a leadership role in coaching and mentoring other specialists.

  • Air-emissions control
  • Aviation planning
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Corrosion and cathodic protection
  • Cryogenic gas processing and treatment
  • Electric motors and generators
  • Fire protection
  • Geographic information systems
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Hydraulic and hydrologic engineering
  • Information management and automation
  • Materials handling
  • Mechanical-fired equipment
  • Metallurgy
  • Nuclear safety and compliance
  • Piping and vessel analysis and design
  • Power-plant design and optimization
  • Power transformers
  • Process and system design
  • Process modeling and simulation
  • Process safety and relief system design
  • Radiation analysis
  • Refining technology
  • Steam generation
  • Structural and earthquake engineering
  • Sulfur technology
  • Thermal hydraulics