Sanj Malushte, Ph.D., S.E., P.E., CEng., F.ASCE,

      is a Bechtel Fellow and Senior Principal Engineer at Bechtel Corporation in Frederick, Maryland. He has over twenty five years of varied experience as a practicing structural engineer, researcher, adjunct faculty member, and technical specialist. He has worked on design of US/international fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy power plants, as well as major infrastructure, chemical, mining, and commercial facilities. Additionally, Dr. Malushte has eleven years experience as an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, where he has taught graduate level structural engineering courses on Structural Dynamics, Advanced Steel Design, and Earthquake Engineering I and II. He has worked on several funded research projects sponsored by National Science Foundation and Bechtel/industry in the fields of earthquake engineering, structural dynamics, modular steel-plate composite construction, and computational fluid mechanics.

      Dr. Malushte is a fellow of ASCE and Institution of Civil Engineers (UK). He is a licensed civil, structural, and mechanical engineer in several US states and a chartered engineer in the UK. He is a member of the ASCE 7 standard main voting committee and its seismic subcommittee, ASCE 4 standard committee (seismic analysis of nuclear facilities), as well as a member of AISC's Committee on Specifications and seismic committee. He has served as an Associate Editor of ASCE's Journal of Structural Engineering, as expert reviewer for many seismic research projects for NSF, NIST, FEMA, and AISC, as well as a peer reviewer for several major design projects. In recognition of his contributions to Bechtel and the industry, Dr. Malushte was elected a Bechtel Fellow in 2005, which is the highest technical recognition within Bechtel.