E. Shashi Menon, P.E.

E. Shashi Menon, P.E., is a registered Professional Engineer in California, with Bachelors and Master degrees in Mechanical Engineering. He has over 35 years of experience in various industries, including 32 years in the Oil, Gas and the Pipeline industry. He has worked in Engineering Consulting companies and Major US Oil and Gas Companies as Project engineer, Project Manager and Director of Special Projects.

He started his consulting company SYSTEK technologies, Inc. in 1982 and has been providing engineering services to North and South American firms in Pipeline feasibility studies, cost estimates, hydraulics studies and transient analyses. He has authored several PC software programs in hydraulics and pumps for the oil and gas industry, that are marketed through SYSTEK's web site. These software products are used by various operating companies and Consulting firms worldwide.

Mr. Menon also conducts training workshops in Liquid and Gas Pipeline Hydraulics in the USA and South America. He has authored three books on Liquid and Gas Pipeline Hydraulics published by McGraw Hill, CRC Press and Marcel-Dekker (Taylor and Francis Companies). He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.