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 highly qualified and broad-based professional staff, with extensive 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, M.E. (IISc), P.E. (USA)
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 seek work. His first job was for a 100-year-old company in Manhattan. ‘Hardesty and Hanover’ specialized in Bridge Engineering which laid the path for his interest in that field and provided the ground work for his company today.
C. V. Shashikumar holds ‘Professional Engineer’ licenses in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Texas. He founded C. V. Associates NY, PE, LS, PC. (CVA), a multi-disciplinary consulting firm located in Harriman, New York. The firm has grown from a staff of two licensed Engineers at its origin to approximately 75 Engineers, Surveyors and Technicians today. Services provided include bridge design, highway design, surveying, construction inspection, and maintenance inspection services, mainly for public agencies such as New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Thruway Authority, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, New Jersey Department of Transportation, US Army Corp of Engineers and several other public transportation agencies. It recently celebrated its 28th anniversary and has emerged as one of the leading bridge maintenance inspection firms. The American Society of Civil Engineers awarded CVA the Tappan Zee Award for working on the Woodbury Toll Barrier Project one of the large projects recognized in 2011 and the New New York Bridge in 2018.
In 2006, C. V. was among those honored with the ‘2006 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business’ award in New York City.
C. V. 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 diverse topics such as bridges and economic development zones.
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; he was among approximately 10,000 people to have reached the North Pole.