Sanjeev R. Malushte
Bechtel Fellow and Technology Manager
Sanj Malushte is a Bechtel Fellow and Technology Manager at Bechtel NS&E Corporation in Reston, VA. He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in engineering mechanics, where he also obtained master’s degrees in civil engineering and engineering mechanics. Additionally, he has a master’s degree in technical/general management from George Washington University.
Dr. Malushte has worked at Bechtel for over 27 years, and was elected as one of the youngest Bechtel Fellows in 2005. Bechtel Fellow is the highest technical recognition within Bechtel, bestowed for duration of one’s employment on only 15 to 20 engineers/scientists among 55,000-plus worldwide employee population in recognition of their contributions to Bechtel and the profession.
As a Bechtel Fellow and Technology Manager, Dr. Malushte serves as a Senior Technical Advisor by providing wide range of technical and technological oversight and consultation in many areas of structural and earthquake engineering. He has worked on many U.S. and international nuclear, fossil, and renewable power projects in diverse roles as a design/resident engineer, analyst/technical specialist; and in various functional/direct supervision roles. Dr. Malushte has also provided technical consultation to several Bechtel projects for Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear facilities, chemical demilitarization facilities, mining and metals facilities, civil infrastructure, and oil/gas/chemical facilities.
From 1999 to 2014, Dr. Malushte taught as an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, where he taught several graduate level structural engineering courses. He has also taught American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) two-day ASCE 7 Seismic seminar, and has taught many in-house seismic/structural engineering seminars within Bechtel. He has led, participated in, supervised, sponsored, or peer-reviewed several funded research projects for Bechtel, EPRI, DOE, Purdue University, Virginia Tech, and University at Buffalo in the areas of earthquake engineering, composite design, and computational fluid mechanics, and has presented and/or co-authored over 70 journal or conference papers/presentations. Dr. Malushte has also peer-reviewed manuscripts for many journals, served on many conference organizing committees, and is a past associate editor of ASCE’s Journal of Structural Engineering. He has also actively participated in the organizing committees for many ASCE and SMiRT conferences, and served as session organizer/chair for many technical sessions.
Dr. Malushte is a fellow of ASCE and ICE (UK), and is licensed as a civil, structural, and mechanical engineer in several U.S. states (including California) and the UK. He has been an active member of the DOE-1020 standard committee as well as several ASCE and AISC standard committees, and was the founding chair of AISC standard committee for Modular Steel-Plate Composite (SC) Structures for Nuclear Facilities. Specifically, Dr. Malushte has been a longtime member of ASCE 7 Main and Seismic Load committees, and ASCE 4 and ASCE 43 committees. He has served on several peer-review panels for the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, AISC, DOE, and is a past member of the ASCE Policy Committee for Energy, Environment, and Water. He is also a past Associate Editor of ASCE’s Journal of Structural Engineering. Dr. Malushte is a member of Virginia Tech’s Advisory Board for College of Engineering.
Saturday, April 21
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM