Expert Qualifications

This highly-qualified expert is an MIT-trained engineer specialized in mechanical engineering, process engineering, oil and gas, flow assurance, and thermal-hydraulics with 40 years of experience in his field. After graduating from the industrial engineer program at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Venezuela, he went on to study at MIT, earning an MSc, an ME, and a PhD. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas and is a Bechtel-certified engineering supervisor and project engineering manager, as well as a Bechtel distinguished engineer. This expert is active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. He worked as an engineer for several firms in Venezuela for over 25 years before moving to the United States to serve as BP America's process engineering team coordinator. He then went on to serve as a process engineering manager for Jacobs Engineering and a flow assurance manager for both Technip and Bechtel Engineering. He has received several honors and awards for his work, including being the first Hispanic recipient of the Madam Curie Research Grant. Currently, this expert serves as the president of a mechanical, process, and flow assurance engineering consulting firm in Texas.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: TX
  • MSc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • ME, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Certified, Engineering Supervisor, Bechtel
  • Certified, Project Engineering Manager, Bechtel
  • Licensed, Professional Engineer, TX
  • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • Member, Instrument Society of America
  • Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Flow Assurance
  • Former, Mechanical Engineer, Instituto Venezolano de Investigacion Cientifica, Venezuela
  • Former, Visiting Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Bristol
  • Former, Professor, Thermodynamics and Transfer Phenomena, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela
  • Former, Principal Engineer, Intevep-PDVSA, Venezuela
  • Former, Asset Manager, Senior Production & Facilities Engineer, & Deputy Manager, BP Exploracion de Venezuela
  • Former, Team Coordinator, Process Engineering, BP America
  • Former, Manager, Process Engineering, Jacobs Engineering
  • Former, Manager, Flow Assurance, Technip
  • Former, Manager, Flow Assurance, Bechtel Engineering Corporation
  • Current, President, a mechanical, process, and flow assurance engineering consulting firm in TX

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Mechanical Engineering Expert

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State: CA
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This highly-qualified engineering expert has over three decades of experience in his field. He earned a BS in civil engineering from National Technology University. He went on to earn an MS in civil engineering, an MS in aeronautics ...

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