Tadeh Avetian

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Tadeh Avetian
Director of Engineering
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As Director of Engineering at L.A. Turbine, Tadeh Avetian is responsible for supervising, guiding and directing the Company’s global engineering team.  He is also responsible for identifying and defining research and development projects as well as directing the implementation of new ideas in turboexpander design for new and aftermarket equipment.

Tadeh brings a renewed focus on first principles of engineering and the importance of simulation technology and techniques in the design of complex turbomachinery.  With this approach, optimization strategies are employed in the design processes and result in increased confidence in performance and reliability.  Engineering expertise and state-of-the-art technology, coupled with in-house manufacturing, assembly and testing capabilities allow L.A. Turbine to deliver faster-to-market solutions for customers.

Tadeh returns to L.A. Turbine after serving in a leadership role as Senior Design Engineer at Hyperloop One, an upstart company designing the next generation of high-speed transportation. Simultaneously, Tadeh also served as an adjunct engineering lecturer at the College of the Canyons.  Tadeh first joined L.A. Turbine in 2011 as a Core Design Manager and worked with the company until 2015. His responsibilities included designing all new and custom turboexpanders and supporting the design of auxiliary systems.  Prior to working at L.A. Turbine, Tadeh held the position of Rotating Machinery Engineer at Technip USA, Inc. (now TechnipFMC).  In this role, he specified, sourced and evaluated equipment for the construction of hydrocarbon processing plants, refineries and petrochemical facilities.

Tadeh Avetian is a California-registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) with a Bachelor and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California.