Krest Engineers LLC, a multi-discipline engineering consulting firm registered in Texas and Louisiana, is dedicated to serving both public and private sector clients through offering a range of services, including civil and drainage design, hydrology and hydraulics, site development and permitting, and program management. Krest Engineers possesses the ability to work collaboratively with clients and stakeholders to identify their requirements and develop solutions that meet their needs while considering important factors like budget, sustainability, environment, schedule, and safety.
The three founders of Krest Engineers, together with nearly 50 years of combined experience in engineering design and consulting, are committed to excellence through a proactive approach in achieving and exceeding the expectations of clients for each project.
Krest Engineers LLC is a certified HUB, DBE, MBE, and SBE business in the categories of NAICS 541330: Engineering Services and NAICS 541690 – Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services.
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Jim Han, President
Jim Han, a registered Professional Engineer in Texas & Louisiana and a Certified Floodplain Manager, has been serving clients including TxDOT, Harris County, Fort Bend County, HCFCD, HCTRA, METRO, City of Houston, City of Sugar Land, USACE MVN, LaDOTD, and LaCPRA on a variety of infrastructure projects. With nearly two decades of experience in drainage study and design, H&H modeling utilizing advanced 1D and 2D tools, and stormwater management, Jim is a highly skilled Civil Engineer and H&H Modeler. In 2023, Jim co-founded Krest Engineers, LLC to meet the ever-increasing engineering needs with quality products. In his spare time, Jim enjoys hiking and working on his H&H blog (www.rashms.com) to share his experience and knowledge with fellow engineers.
Sahas Shrestha, Vice President
Sahas Shrestha, a registered Professional Engineer in Texas & Louisiana and a Certified Floodplain Manager, has been serving clients including TxDOT, Harris County, Fort Bend County, HCFCD, City of Houston, City of Katy, LaDOTD, City of Lafayette for 13 years. Sahas has extensive experience in the fields of hydrology and hydraulics including H&H numerical modeling, floodplain modeling and mapping, open channel and watershed studies, detention pond and culvert design. Sahas has conducted floodplain studies, flood risk analyses, and mitigation design for multiple municipalities along the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana. Sahas co-founded Krest Engineers, LLC in 2023 to serve the public and private sector clients.
Prakash Bhat, Vice President
Prakash Bhat, PhD, a registered Professional Engineer in Texas & Arizona with over a decade of experience in civil engineering, specializes in petrochemical and energy, aerospace and automobile, site development, land development, and USACE tactical infrastructures. With a proven track record of designing and managing successful infrastructure projects in Texas and Arizona, Prakash is highly skilled in his field as a visionary Project Manager. In 2023, he co-founded Krest Engineers, LLC, showcasing his entrepreneurial flair and unwavering dedication to advance the field of civil engineering.
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