People at BLV Engineering Associates, Inc.

BLV Engineering maintains a staff of engineers, inspectors, technical specialists and support personnel. All projects are carried out and managed under the direction of firm's principals. BLV personnel may be provided for any degree of specialist services, from short-term consultations by visiting experts to long term assignments of in-house resident staff.

Key Personnel at BLV Engineering Associates, Inc.

Vinod Takiar, P.E. Structural Engineer and President

Mr. Takiar has over 35 years of experience in providing structural design, inspection and construction management services. He is responsible for design and preparation of contract drawings and specifications for all projects. Working as a project engineer for RTKL Associates, Inc. for 14 years, he was responsible for design of many big projects, which include office buildings, hospitals, schools, hotels and shopping centers. He has designed a number of school renovations, hospitals and health care facilities. He supervised and inspected many renovation projects carried out at Johns Hopkins and Johns Hopkins Bay View Center. He also has expertise in design of structural system for water and waste water systems.

GLY Mendon, P.E. Mechanical Engineer and Vice President

Mr. Mendon is a Professional Engineer and has more than 27 years of experience in project management and control, field investigations, assessment of existing systems, design, construction administration and commissioning of mechanical, HVAC, fire protection and plumbing systems for various institution and public school systems such as Baltimore County Public School System, Baltimore City Public School System., Morgan State University, Montgomery County Public School System, Frederick County Public School Systems, General Services Administration(GSA), US Army, Department of General Services(DGS) and Department of Corrections(DPSCS). His experience in design of pumping and piping system for water and waste water systems is one of the best in the industry.

Ven Iyer, P.E.

Mr. Iyer has 25 years of experience in the design and construction of electrical systems for K-12 schools such as Baltimore City Public School System, Baltimore County Public School System, Montgomery County Public School System, Philadelphia School Board, Morgan State University and other State and Federal Facilities. He will be working as Electrical Engineer for these projects. Mr. Iyer has experience in providing Electrical Engineering design and project management services in the field of medium voltage(5 kV, 15 kV and 35 kV) service, distribution and control, low voltage(600 V and below) service, distribution and control, instrumentation and control(I&C) including Programmable Logic Control (PLC) based Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems, Telemetry and/or Telephony, Motor Control Centers and Motor Controllers Mr. Iyer has over 25 years of diverse and successful experience in Engineering, Design and Construction Administration. His involvement in projects has encompassed all aspects and/or phases from Conceptual Design/Scope Definition through Commissioning.