- Academy Member Profiles
Year Inducted / Awarded: 2017
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Sharavan Govindan is the Director of Content Management at Bentley Systems Inc. He has educated thousands of engineers globally. He earned his M.S. in Environmental Engineering from UConn and his B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from St. Joseph’s College of Engineering. He also completed Project Management Mastery from Stanford University, Business Foundations Specialization through Coursera from The Wharton School, and Credential of Readiness program from Harvard Business School. Mr. Govindan coauthored several books and articles, including Students’ LinkedIn Checklist, How Companies Succeed in Social Business, Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, and Social BOOM. He has an ongoing partnership with the School of Engineering — through guest lectures, student mentorship, strategic initiatives, and is a CEE Advisory Board member. He is a frequent speaker at learning, technology, and social media conferences, and a judge for STEM competitions. To acknowledge his achievements, Mr. Govindan has received the PATHFINDER Award from Bentley, earned the Annual Innovation Award from CEdMA for Bentley and other recognitions. He founded the Govindan Family Fellowship Program, which has awarded several fellowships to Engineering students. In summary, he is inspired by community development, great causes, lifelong learning, and selfless humans.