Registered Professional Engineer in the State of California (License No. C73563) Over 7+ years experience in wood, steel, concrete and masonry, particularly residential and light commercial projects using IBC Code, California (CBC) and Los Angeles Building Code (LABC) Overseas Design Experience with Building Codes such as Euro Code, British Code, Australia/New Zealand Code, South Africa Code etc.
Experience in concrete design software from PCA such as pcaBeam, pcaSlab, pcaColumn, pcaMat and pcaWall.
Involved in developing the requirements of Retaining Wall Software for PCA (Portland Cement Association)
Development experience in a corporate software development environment using Microsoft development tools like MS Office, Visual Basic, Win32 Programming and other programming languages such as C, C++, Java, Oracle Sound knowledge of AutoCAD, Staad Pro, Enercalc, MathCAD, Matlab, Maple, ABAQUS, ANSYS, LS-Dyna and MSC Patran.
Structural engineer gained over 15 years of experience with local and national construction firms on projects ranging in size up to $15M at progressively responsible supervisory, business development, complex project management, and technical design positions.
Broad based responsibilities in structural engineering with experience in design and evaluation of light commercial structures, multi-family, high end custom homes, production homes, retaining walls, concrete structures, support of excavation structures etc. throughout the country. This includes value engineering for national builders, custom homebuilders, light commercial projects, innovative solutions to structural engineering problems associated with existing structures and structures in distress and residential structures poor soil conditions, etc.
Comprehensive knowledge of design standards and codes. Demonstrated ability to build long-term client relationships and determine cost effective solutions to design, process, or regulatory issues.
With 20 years of experience in areas related to the AEC and IT industry, Ajai is primarily responsible for general oversight of IDES’s engineering software development teams. Ajai has been with IDES for the past 20 years and has been critically involved at various levels during his tenure on a multitude of development related efforts.
He has 20 years global software development experience and has been personally involved on the development of more than 50 engineering applications along with numerous enterprise management solutions.
Ajai is a seasoned veteran experienced with various facets of the software development lifecycle.
Dr. Ashok Agarwal is a Gold medalist in Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani and did his Masters and Doctoral Program from University of Minnesota.
As an entrepreneur, from 1986 onwards Dr. Agarwal was involved in setting up various IT organizations in India Like ACS Technologies Ltd, Era Software Systems (P) Ltd ( a software product company and took the US counter part for IPO on NASDAQ )and Cyber Media India Ltd. ( publisher of Data Quest ) ( IPO in 2005) He was founder of SQL Star International and worked there as Managing Director till 2003. Took the company for an IPO in the year 1998.
Dr. Agarwal was Chairman of Division V, Data Communication during 2003-2005 in Execom of CSI and Convener of CSI – Nihilent e-Governance awards. He was Event Chairman for the Annual convention of Computer Society of India (CSI 2005) at Hyderabad during 2005 and currently Convener of Special Interest Group one Governance for CSI and representing CSI in IFIP TC8.
Dr. Agarwal is currently on the Board of School of Management Studies Central University; Andhra Mahila Sabha School of Informatics, Osmania University; Cyber Media India Ltd; B2B Software; VASOL Tooling Pvt. Ltd.; Reliance Cellulose Ltd and several other organizations.