ASIE Presents Technical PDH Seminar


By Dinesh Shah 

HOUSTON: American Society of Indian Engineers (ASIE), a Houston based organization for engineers, architects, designers, and engineering technicians, presented a technical seminar on July 18 at Sankalp Restaurant conference/banquet hall in Sugar Land. The presenter Danny Hale, regional Sales manager of ADS Inc., introduced Polypropylene Pipe (PP), new innovations in Sanitary Sewer & Storm Drainage Pipe Materials.

More than 60 technical professionals participated in this complimentary dinner seminar with a hour PDH credit. After half an hour of registration and social networking, each and every one made a brief introduction. The current ASIE President Vishal Merchant warmly welcomed all attendees and particularly appreciated the presence of new members. In his opening remarks, he briefly mentioned about the upcoming Event. ASIE will be teaming up with Asian American Engineers and Architects for the very first time, to host the Honorable Mayor of City of Houston, Mayor Annise Parker for a luncheon at the Wynden Hotel, located on Post Oak on August 15.

This year ASIE has pledged $10,000 scholarship program for local students of Indian Origin. Merchant added that “through our activities, we are building the future for our next generation by supporting and encouraging students and fresh new engineers. I request senior engineers of entire Houston and all disciplines, to support ASIE by becoming member with nominal fees. After the delicious dinner served by Sankalp, Karthik Balasubramanian, the current executive member, introduced the speaker. Danny Hale made the video presentation for ADS piping material. He emphasized the innovative idea about PP pipe and compared with quality, exceptional performance and a significant economic benefit compared to traditional pipes used. After the Q and A session, Dinesh Shah and Ben Bansal presented a certificate of appreciation to the presenter and ADS representative respectively. With vote of thanks by Raj Basavaraju and lots of appreciation from the attendees, the two hours seminar was adjourned on time.

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