Home » Awards » Indian-American (Sockalingam Sam Kannappan) Named Secretary of Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE)

Indian-American (Sockalingam Sam Kannappan) Named Secretary of Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE)

Recent Posts

Categories

For WhatsApp promotional Post +91 9387831970

Enter your email address to follow this web portal and receive notifications of new posts by email / unsubscribe at anytime...We don’t do spam

ND TV | Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | December 21, 2015 |

Houston:  An Indian-American has been appointed as the Secretary of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers that licenses qualified engineers and regulates the practice of professional engineering in the US state. Sockalingam “Sam” Kannappan, a professional engineer and senior design engineer for SNC-Lavalin Hydrocarbons and Chemicals, has been appointed as the Secretary of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE) in Austin. Houston-based Kannappan also serves as a board member of the Society of Piping Engineers and Designers and an advisory board member of the Asia Society’s Texas centre.  The Indian-American engineer will be signing all newly-issued licenses, TBPE said in a statement. The board issues, monitors and renews roughly 57,000 licenses for engineers. The board’s role in the protection of the public is to license qualified engineers, enforce the Texas Engineering Practice Act and to regulate the practice of professional engineering in Texas.

Kannappan is a mechanical engineering graduate of Annamalai University in Tamil Nadu and received his MS in mechanical engineering at the University of Texas in Austin. Previously, Kannappan also served as a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Gas Pipeline Safety Research Committee, which defends Houston against bio-terrorism. Additionally, from 2006 to 2011, he was on the Texas On-Site Wastewater Treatment Research Council. Throughout his career, Kannappan has received a number of honours and awards, including an award from Crystal Dynamics group of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland for improving laser measurement accuracy. –  Courtesy  /    Read More …

Sockalingam Sam Kannappan – http://www.samkannappan.com/


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

About

Engineering, Science & Technology Resources Portal... Where Teaching and Learning in a Networked World…

Category

Archives