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Civil engineer

Ramesh Sakerlal Parikh, Ugandan civil engineer. Achievements include research in computer applications to civil engineering. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute Civil Engineers United Kingdom, Rotary Club of Nairobi (chairman, president 1995-1996).

Background

Parikh, Ramesh Sakerlal was born on March 23, 1932 in Jinja, Busoga, Uganda. Arrived in Kenya, 1973. Son of Sakerlal Amritlal and Manjula Sakerlal Parikh.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, University Poona, India, 1954. Microsoft Security Essentials, University Michigan, 1955.

Career

Bridge engineer Michigan State Highway Department, 1955-1956. Structural engineer Chawla & Partners, Kampala, Uganda, 1957-1960. Design engineer Ove Arup & Partners, London, 1961-1964, resident engineer, 1964-1965, senior engineer, 1965-1968.

Partner Parikh, Sondhi & Associates, Nairobi, Kenya, since 1969.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in computer applications to civil engineering.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute Civil Engineers United Kingdom, Rotary Club of Nairobi (chairman, president 1995-1996).

Connections

Married Nalini Ramesh Sidpra, December 28, 1957. Children: Ameet, N. Zubin.

father:
Sakerlal Amritlal

mother:
Manjula Sakerlal Parikh

spouse:
Nalini Ramesh Sidpra

child:
Ameet Parikh

child:
N. Zubin Parikh