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Devi Tulasi, P.E., P.Eng, F.ASCE, an experienced geotechnical engineer with more than 20 years of involvement in a variety of projects, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Tulasi’s experience has been on projects related to civil/transportation infrastructure, environmental, mining, and broader civil engineering areas within the United States, Canada, and Australia. 

In his professional journey, he has developed a solid grasp of project lifecycle management, spanning the investigation and design phases of various infrastructure projects. His technical expertise encompasses a wide range of geotechnical evaluations, including but not limited to critical state soils mechanics, embankment design and evaluation, consolidation settlement, and bearing capacity evaluation.
In such roles as service director and operations manager, Tulasi has shown proficiency in overseeing project portfolios and ensuring adherence to project scope, schedule, budget, and quality control standards, all while emphasizing health and safety. His management skills extend to financial planning, process implementation, team building, and client relationship management.

Tulasi’s career has seen him take on critical roles at reputable organizations like Stantec Inc., Englobe Corp., SNC-Lavalin Inc., and URS Corporation, contributing to a broad professional development. He has been involved in key projects like the Holden Phase 1 ITRB Support for Rio Tinto, the Henvey Inlet Wind project, the Trent-Severn Waterway Federal Infrastructure Investment Program, and support to post-Katrina New Orleans Levee Evaluation, Task Force Guardian project. These projects highlight his ability to address complex engineering challenges as well as his contributions to important community and environmental initiatives.

Additionally, Tulasi's commitment to the civil engineering community is evident through his active participation in ASCE and the United States Society of Dams. This involvement demonstrates his dedication to the advancement of the profession and to mentoring emerging engineers.

He holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri) and a Bachelor of Technology degree from JNTU Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India.