Ms. Techangam has experience in the renewable energy industry, and currently supports Exponent’s project management and construction management expertise in the construction consulting group. She prepared business cases, and performed documents, contracts, and schedules review for feasibility study phase for international renewable energy projects in South East Asia. Her experience covers the hydropower, solar, and biomass industries.
Prior to joining Exponent, Ms. Techangam received a Master’s degree from University of California, Berkeley in Civil and Environmental Engineering. She specialized in Engineering and Project Management. Ms. Techangam took courses related with advanced planning and project management, lean construction, laws for engineers, life-cycle assessment (LCA), and earthquake engineering. At UC Berkeley, her project and research experience include loss of productivity quantification and LCA of pavement retrofit. Additionally, Ms. Techangam has experience in infrastructure design. Ms. Techangam designed a pre-stressed concrete bridge in Thailand after she completed a Bachelor’s degree from Chulalongkorn University in Civil Engineering.
CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS
- M.Sc., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
- B.C.E., Civil Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Junior Project Engineer, ENGIE (GDF SUEZ Asia) Co., LTD
Renewable Energy/ Public Utility
Reviewed project proposals, construction contracts and operation plans, and analyzed assumptions used on international renewable energy plant projects, focusing in South East Asia. Coordinated with Legal and Financial Advisory Department for contract reviewing and meeting preparation. Prepared business model for feasibility study phase and technical proposal for project bidding.
Supports financial and project controls analysis for large scale infrastructure projects in California. Utilizes SAP, P6 as well as detailed data analysis techniques for successful forecasting.
Designed a pre-stressed concrete bridge in Thailand, utilized for transportation in flood season and assisted project manager in quantity takeoff, scheduling and procurement.
Oil & Gas
Modeled Offshore oil steel platform model in extreme conditions (ocean wave, turbulence etc.) in multiple working states (in-place, lifting, and load out).