Shekhar Tarafder has been named a supervising engineer in the New York City office of Parsons Brinckerhoff.
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In his new position, Tarafder will provide technical expertise for rail traction power projects and general power engineering for facilities and infrastructure systems. He has 30 years of experience in design, installation, testing, and commissioning of electrical substations, power plants, power distribution systems, lighting systems, and communications and control systems. Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was an electrical engineer with a New York- area firm, responsible for designing traction power systems for various MTA-New York City Transit projects.
Tarafder received a B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the University of Rajshahi in Bangladesh. He is a member of the IEEE the American Association of Bangladeshi Engineers & Architects, and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh.