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Patel Selected as Vice President of The Structural Engineers Association of Texas

Ashish Patel
Ashish Patel
HOUSTON, TX — Ashish Patel, PE, a Team Leader and an Associate at Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN), has been elected Vice President of The Structural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAoT) Houston Gulf Coast Chapter. This organization supports structural engineers who work in the academic, design, and construction industries by providing networking and professional development opportunities.

With over two decades of experience, Patel has been instrumental in the planning and design of various structures for significant infrastructure projects. His portfolio includes work on ports, dams, spillways, levees, flood control structures, wharves, ferries, and water & wastewater facilities. Additionally, he has contributed to the structural design of hotels, parking garages, commercial buildings, residential complexes, and municipal structures.

Since joining LAN in 2014, Patel has actively participated in SEAoT. His roles have evolved over the years: Treasurer in 2022, Secretary & SEAoT State Board Member in 2023, and Vice President in 2024.

According to Jennifer Martin Logan, President of SEAoT, Patel's career path and commitment make him an ideal fit for his new role.

"The Structural Engineers Association of Texas - Houston Gulf Coast chapter has benefitted from Ashish's involvement for several years," Martin Logan said. "He consistently has ideas that he is excited about. As Vice President for 2024, his energy and drive to innovate help move us forward as an organization. I appreciate his contributions and can't imagine our chapter without him."

Being a Houstonian dedicated to advancing the structural engineering field, Patel said that this appointment solidifies his role in the industry.

"I am honored to be appointed to such an influential position," he said. "This naming strengthens my commitment to enhance professional opportunities for the structural engineering community and expand the public perception of what we do for the enrichment of our communities."

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