Arup Welcomes Sanjeev Malhotra to New York Geotechnical Group

22-year industry veteran charged with developing regional geotechnical team

Jan 27, 2014, 15:27 ET from Arup

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Sanjeev Malhotra, PE, GE, has joined the New York office as an associate principal and geotechnical practice leader.

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With 22 years of wide ranging experience in the geotechnical design and construction of infrastructure projects located in the United States, Australia, the Middle East and Asia, Sanjeev provides consulting services in foundation and tunnel engineering, soil-structure interaction problems, earthworks, slope stability, landslide mitigation, and seismic studies in a variety of geologic conditions. 

A professional engineer in the states of California, New York, Washington, Oregon and North Carolina, Sanjeev has served on many notable projects, including: the Eastern Toll Corridor in Southern California, the Cooper River Bridge in South Carolina, JFK International Airport in New York, LAX Expansion in Los Angeles, the East Side Access and the Access to the Region's Core in New York and the Honolulu High Capacity Transit Corridor in Hawaii.

"Sanjeev will focus on the continued growth and development of our geotechnical practice in the New York region," said Gillian Blake, principal and leader of the infrastructure practice team in Arup's New York office. "We look forward to having his experience and expertise at Arup."  

A graduate of the Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute at the University of Bombay, Sanjeev also holds master's degrees in geotechnical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and in tunneling from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, as well as an MBA in general management and finance from New York University's Stern School of Business. Sanjeev is an associate member of the Institution of Engineers, a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Geo-institute, and the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).  He currently serves on the ASCE's Deep Foundations Committee.  In addition to numerous technical papers he has authored a book chapter on the design, selection and construction of offshore wind turbine foundations. 

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