C.V. Associates NY; PE LS P.C. was established in 1995 as a multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing a broad range of professional consulting engineering and management services to both public and private sectors.
Our services include bridge inspection, construction inspection, construction support services, environmental studies, supervising new and rehabilitation designs’ of bridges, culverts, highways, planning, feasibility studies, site investigations, structural integrity evaluation, industrial facilities, buildings and other infrastructure components.
Our highly qualified and broad-based professional staffs with good knowledge of innovative design procedures and present day construction practices are committed to achieving the highest level of professional expertise regardless of size or complexity.
The firm has earned an outstanding reputation for responsiveness and achieving remarkable success in meeting schedules, and providing quality services within budget. The firm’s experience and innovative ideas often help find cost-effective solutions to complex engineering problems, creating significant savings for its clients.
Quality work and the completion of project within the necessary time and budgetary constraints, without sacrificing safety and utility to the public.
C. V. Associates is dedicated to the professional practice of civil and structural engineering services for key infrastructure –bridges, buildings, highways and railroads. We are a dynamic organization operating in a competitive and challenging business environment. We perform our services in a cost-effective manner at a reasonable profit for the sustenance of the firm and its employees. We believe in working hard to produce effective solutions for our clients’ needs; solutions that are well presented and add value beyond what was envisioned or thought possible.
Meet C. V.
C. V. Shashikumar
President at C. V. Associates NY; PE,LS, P.C.
C. V. Shashikumar completed his B.E. at National Institute of Engineering (NIE, Mysore
University), Mysore and then completed his M.E. in Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of
Science (Tata Institute), Bangalore.
With the goal of pursuing a higher education, he went to Canada, and then to USA as a Ph.D.
student at Rutgers University in New Jersey. However, financial necessity forced him to
abandon his studies and take up a job. His first job of working in Manhattan for a 100-year- old
company called ‘Hardesty and Hanover’, specializing in Bridge Engineering, laid the path for
his interest in that field and his company today.
C. V. Shashikumar holds ‘Professional Engineer’ licenses in the states of New York, New
Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Texas. He started C. V. Associates NY, PE, LS, PC., a
multi-disciplinary consulting firm located in Harriman, New York. It has grown from a staff of 2
licensed Engineers at the time of starting to around 60 Engineers, Surveyors and Technicians
today. Services provided include bridge design, highway design, surveying, construction
inspection, and maintenance inspection services, mainly for public agencies like the New York
State Dept. of Transportation, New York State Thruway Authority, Port Authority of New
York & New Jersey, New Jersey Dept. of Transportation, US Army Corp of Engineers etc.
and several other public agencies. It recently celebrated its 20 th anniversary and has emerged
as one of the leading bridge maintenance inspection firms. C. V. Associates was awarded by
the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Tappan Zee Award for working on the toll Barrier
Project as one of the large projects recognized in 2011.
In 2006, he was among those honored with the ‘2006 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business’
award at a function held in New York City.
He has been interviewed by CCTV in Haining, China; Sun TV in Bangalore, India; WABC,
WCBS, Minnesota Public Radio, TV 1 New York and others in USA on different topics such as
bridges, economic development zones etc.
As an individual, C. V. Shashikumar supports scholarship programs at ‘Bhagini Seva Samaj’ in
Mysore, India and Monroe Woodbury High School in Central Valley, NY. He also supports
Kannada Chutuka Sahitya Parishat; Kannada Sahitya Parishat (KSP); NIE; IISc; Hindu
Samrakshana Samithi; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
USA; Kannada Koota of New York, and various other causes.
C. V. Shashikumar is an avid traveler. He has traveled extensively in all seven continents
including Antarctica. One of his trips was to the geographic North Pole and he was among
approximately 10,000 people to have reached the North Pole.