XGEN engineering

Consultants

 

 

Dr. Sam Ranganath

Principal

                       

 

Education

q       B.S. Indian Institute of Science

q       PhD, Brown University

q       MBA, Santa Clara University

 

Qualifications

q       More than 30 years experience in Power Industry

q       Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

q       Six Sigma experience

q       Currently holds 2 US and 2 European patents in mechanical engineering

q       Extensive experience in fracture mechanics, materials, and structural analysis

 

 

Dr. Mahadeo Patel

Associate

 

 

Education

q       PhD, University of California, Berkeley

 

Qualifications

q       More than 30 years experience in Power Industry

q       Over last 10 years, industry leader in development of complex finite element models for pressure vessel internals and repair hardware

q       Recent activity includes Dynamic Analysis of BWR Steam Dryers

 

 

Satoshi Sato

Associate

 

 

Education

q       B.S. Yamagata University

 

Qualifications

q       More than 20 years experience in the Power Industry.  Radiologist, certified by the Science and Technology Agency of Japan.

q       Primary facilitator for XGEN engineering activities in Japan

q       Experience including: Engineering Construction, Startup Engineering, Mechanical, C&I, Licensing (Outage Support) Outage Planning, NDE, Pressure Vessel Repair/ Modification, ALARA

 

Jay Erbes

Associate

 

 

 

 

Education

q       BSME, University of California, Berkeley

Qualifications

q       More than 35 years experience in Power Industry

q       Originated a broad range of operating BWR structural repair and modification system designs, including special fastening and vibration mitigation solutions

q       Developed and implemented remote limited access repair installation and underwater EDM machining equipment

q       Currently holds 36 patents for reactor mechanical component designs

 

 

Dave Sandusky

Associate

 

 

Education

q       BS, Metallurgical Engineering-Nuclear Option, University of Missouri at Rolla

q       MS, Materials Science Engineering, Stanford University

 

Qualifications

q       More than 38 years experience in Power Industry

q       Extensive experience in materials fabrication and performance in BWR’s

q       Expertise in  BWR materials issues related to design, fabrication, installation, repairs and retrofits, and failure analysis

q       Materials Application expertise related to new plant construction, e.g. ABWR and ESBWR  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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