Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Gautham Prasad Named ESD’s 2021 Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year

Ghafari Structural Engineer Gautham Prasad, PE, SE was named the 2021 Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year by the Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD). Each year, ESD recognizes a young professional under the age of 35 who has best distinguished him / herself in the engineering and scientific communities. Criteria include education, work experience, and professional and community activities.

Through a decade-long career in structural engineering, Gautham has honed his passions for bridge and building design, earthquake analysis, finite element modeling, and structural inspections and investigations. Gautham has been a member of the Ghafari structural team since 2012, supporting projects in the automotive, industrial, education, and aviation sectors.

A licensed engineer in four states, he holds a Master of Science in civil engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Technology in civil engineering from the National Institute of Technology in Bhopal, India.

Check out the latest issue of ESD’s magazine, TechCentury, to read a full profile on Gautham.