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Naresh Kolli is a project manager at Geotest Engineering, Inc. Houston, Texas.  He has over 14 years of experience in the civil, geotechnical and environmental fields and has worked on verity of projects with several public agencies and private clients. Naresh is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas and Louisiana.


Naresh has been actively involved with ASIE activities since 2009 and a life member.  Naresh also served on ASIE board at various capacities and past president.  Naresh also actively involved with several other professional and social organizations including ASCE, ACEC, and FIS.

Naresh Kolli, P.E.

Mr. Bansal is a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Texas with thirty (30) plus years of experience in Project Engineering, Project Management and Construction Management. Project Engineer and a senior team member in the planning and Engineering management of Infrastructure projects for the City of Houston. On site Project /Construction Manager for Petro-Chemical Refinery in Channelview, Texas; LNG plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Nuclear Power Plant, Wading River, N.Y.; and Airport Expansion at O’Hare Airport, Chicago, Illinois.

Master’s Degree in Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering, B.S. in Civil Engineering. Currently registered P.E. in the states of Texas & Illinois. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Life Member of American Society of Indian Engineers & Architects (ASIE). Served as President in 1999 and on Advisory Council in 2008 and 2013. He currently serves on Advisory Council.

VIRINDER K. (BEN) Bansal, P.E.

Sai is currently working as Senior Structural Engineer at Versabar Inc. She has gained over 10 years of work experience in offshore structural engineering of riser and umbilical pull-ins and decommissioning; heavy equipment lift systems utilizing hydraulic winches, chain jacks. She enjoys traveling offshore for site visits.

She holds Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU Kakinada, India; and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology (University of Missouri-Rolla). Sai has been an active member of ASIE since 2012. She served on ASIE Board as IT Chair and in Gala Reception Committee in 2014, as Secretary in 2015, as Treasurer in 2016 and President in 2018. She currently serves on Advisory Council.

Sai Gowthami Asam

Bhavana Patel is a licensed architect in Texas and is currently a Senior Associate and Senior

Project Architect at Page.  She is a life member of the American Society of Indian Engineers and 

Architects (ASIE), for which she served as a board member in 2011 and Secretary in 2012.  She is 

also a member of scholarship committee for ASIE.


Bhavana is a member of both the American Institute of Architects and Rice Design Alliances and 

volunteers as docent for the annual home tours sponsored by each organization.  She also 

volunteers for the Komen Race for the Cure in Houston, and has served as a Senior Course Captain 

for the past four years.

Bhavana "BJ" Patel, AIA, LEEDAP

Raj Tanwani has over 30 years of experience in the field of planning, design, construction, and project management of public works projects. He has extensive experience in the design and construction management of large and complex public infrastructure projects, including several signature projects in the Greater Houston area. He has presented several papers at international conferences on trenchless technology and utility construction and has authored a manual on Trenchless Construction Methods and Equipment and is the recipient of ASCE’s John O. Bickel award for the best paper in Construction Engineering and Management. He actively participates in several organizations including ASIE and ASCE. He is Life Member and Past President of ASIE.

Raj Tanwani, P.E.

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