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Young Engineer of the Year Article

Manik C. Mitra, P.E.

Manik C. Mitra, P.E., CFM, CPESC is a Project Engineer with over 6 years of civil engineering experience including expertise in drainage, hydraulics and hydrology, site development, and project management in both private and public sectors.

Since 2014, Mr. Mitra has held many leadership positions with the ASCE Houston Branch, including Secretary two years ago. He is currently VP of Education and a Practitioner Advisor at University of Houston.  He has been an inspiration to the future engineers at University of Houston.

Mr. Mitra obtained his Bachelors of Science in Water Resources Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2011. He also obtained a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2013. Mr. Mitra is a licensed professional engineer in Texas as well as a Certified Floodplain Manager.  In addition, Mr. Mitra received his Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC) license in March 2017.

Mr. Mitra began his career with HR Green, Inc. in January 2016. He has provided engineering services for various clients and works closely with the Coastal Water Authority, City of Houston, and Harris County Flood Control District. Mr. Mitra excels at many types of analytical software such as HouStorm/Winstorm, HY8, HecHMS, HecRAS, ArcHydro Tools, TR55, ArcGIS, AutoCAD & Civil 3D software.

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