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Ramesh N. Budwani Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Budwani has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the engineering industry

    SAN JOSE, CA, May 24, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ramesh N. Budwani with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Budwani celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A power plant consultant and former principal cost engineer, Mr. Budwani retired from his full-time career as senior leader of planning with General Electric (GE) in 2016. Employed with GE for 23 years, he has diversified responsibilities related to firm price multi-billion dollar proposals, bids, cost estimates/analyses, project controls, risk analysis, and trouble shooting. For nearly five decades, Mr. Budwani gained a tremendous amount of expertise with the Indian Atomic Energy Commission in Mumbai, India, Parsons-Jurden International Corporation and Gibbs & Hill, Inc., in New York City, United Engineers and Constructors, Inc., in Philadelphia, PA, and with Burns and Roe Enterprises, Inc., in New Jersey. Now focusing his efforts as a consultant, Mr. Budwani is leveraging his experience with large power plants and personal databases updated continuously by consulting in the nuclear industry and on expert panels as part of "give-backs" to industry/society (and also providing complimentary notary services in temples).

Providing expert testimony and analysis, serving as an expert witness related to prudence investigations of power plants across the United States throughout his career, Mr. Budwani was also a developer of a privately-held comprehensive power plant database (1970-2018) and lecturer in his field. A longstanding member of the Project Management Institute, the National Estimating Society, the Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis, and the American Arbitration Association. He has also served as president of the Rampo Valley section of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International. He has contributed multiple articles to various peer-reviewed journals during his tenure.

Mr. Budwani holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology (LIT) in Nagpur, India, and a degree in nuclear engineering from the Indian Atomic Energy School in Mumbai. He is a certified cost engineer analyst through the Institute of Cost Analysis and a certified professional estimator through the National Estimating Society. He is also certified by the Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis, and Eminent Fellow of the American Biological Institute (F.A.B.I.). Mr. Budwani earned a certificate related to 6-Sigma in G.E.

Born in Shikarpur, Sind, Pakistan, Mr. Budwani lived in India before immigrating to the United States in 1969. He married his wife, Meena Rajpal, in 1977 in Mumbai and has two children. The recipient of a Jesse H. Neal Certification of Merit from the Alliance of Area Business Publishers in 1985, and presenter at the 138th birth anniversary celebration of D. Gangadhar RAO (who contributed in the establishment of LIT in 1942) "Memorial Lecture" in 2016, Mr. Budwani has been included in several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in Finance and Industry.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ramesh N. Budwani has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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