2016 Engineering Leader Under 40: Chandradhar Prasad, 28
Senior Project Engineer, L&T Electrical and Automation FZE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Chandradhar Prasad, 28
Senior Project Engineer; L&T Electrical and Automation FZE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
BE in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Maharashtra Institute of Technology at University of Pune
Prasad has 6 years of experience, and within a very short span of time, he has contributed to almost 10 projects where his contributions are recognized by L&T Electrical and Automation FZE as Team Lead award. Prasad was a recipient of the International Scholarship Scheme for Bachelor of Engineering (BE) from the Govt. of India at University of Pune and of the "Certificate of Honor" for best research concept of a BE project in a national level competition. He has received a Process Improvement Award for providing effective guidelines to improve cross functional processes and has won three Star Team Awards for completion of complex assignments on system integrations and large EPC E&I projects. Prasad heavily contributes to project management, contract management, and supporting commissioning start-up for all projects. Prasad has extreme passion for society and humanity. He wants to build a nonprofit organization that educates individuals world-wide about automation and control processes. He hopes to utilize earned money from his website, www.schoolforautomation.com, to build a hospital for orphans.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey