Mesa Associates, Inc. is proud to announce that Dr. Boualem Hadjerioua, Director of River System Studies & Hydro Operations, will be a featured speaker at the Energy 2023 Conference.
The Energy 2023 Conference is the largest renewable energy event in the Caribbean and is dedicated to revolutionizing the way those in the region consume, save, generate, and store energy.
The Energy 2023 Conference will be held on November 2, 2023, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.energy2023.biz.
About Dr. Boualem Hadjerioua
Dr. Hadjerioua is one of the leading national and international experts in water resources, waterpower technologies, and integrated river system operations and a visionary for river system development and optimization, with over 35 years of experience.
Prior to joining Mesa in March 2020, he was the leader of the waterpower technology team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), from 2010 to 2020. He managed projects for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), focusing on developing technologies, decision-support tools, and methods of analysis that enable holistic management of water-dependent energy infrastructure and natural resources. He has served as the DOE representative to the International Energy Agency (IEA), served as the liaison on intergovernmental initiatives, and was also responsible for implementing memorandum of understanding partnership efforts. He led several DOE national task forces technical expert teams. Dr. Hadjerioua has supported DOE International Affairs Office and DOS Southeast Asia projects, sharing tools that improve water resource integrated system analysis and hydropower generation efficiency in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Before joining ORNL in January 2010, Dr. Hadjerioua had 19 years of experience balancing the many stakeholders’ demands for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) integrated river system. His unique expertise in operations, optimization, engineering, problem-solving, and decision-making for TVA’s integrated river system has earned him several presidential excellence awards. Dr. Hadjerioua is a distinguished alumnus of the University of Arizona, a Fellow of the American Society of Engineers (ASCE,) and a Chairman of several professional society technical sessions and committees. He holds a PhD from the University of Arizona; he has authored more than 200 technical publications.
About Mesa Associates, Inc.
Mesa is a woman/minority-owned full-service multi-discipline engineering, procurement, and construction management firm specializing in providing engineering services for the commercial, government, industrial, municipal, and electric utility industry. Mesa is currently providing over $180M of engineering services to 13 of the top 15 utilities across the United States. Our growth is a result of delivering quality projects and value to our clients with unparalleled customer service. We differentiate ourselves by saying we are Large Enough to Perform and small Enough to Care.