Konrad Mech, CD, P.Eng., PMP, BEng, BA, MBA
- Sales Director, Coasts, Ports and Inland Waterways
- Kongsberg Maritime Canada Ltd.
Konrad Mech is a Registered Professional Engineer in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia (non-practicing), and a Project Management Professional certified by the Project Management Institute. He graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and attained the rank of Major in the Royal Canadian Artillery active Reserves. He also holds a BA with a major in Commerce from University of Toronto and Masters of Business Administration with Distinction from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He currently serves as Sales Director – Coasts, Ports and Inland Waterways with Kongsberg Maritime AS, Horten, Norway, a world leader in acoustic technology for underwater intervention, deep sea construction, marine engineering and site inspection, hydrography, ocean sciences, and defense applications. He is fluent in French and speaks functional business Spanish. He has travelled extensively around the world on business, including a visit to Antarctica for a project with the Brazilian Navy. He has spoken at the International Harbour Masters’ Association, Western Dredging Association Annual Conference, UK Ports Conference, Maritime Security East Conference, and a live webinar for the Project Management Institute.
Session #3: Marine Civil Engineering Solutions for Infrastructure Inspection
The marine environment for civil engineers is challenging because infrastructure below the waterline is subject to hydraulic forces and environmental conditions. These can severely degrade the condition of the asset, yet the infrastructure is difficult to inspect and assess. Konrad Mech describes how KONGSBERG has applied underwater acoustic technology for visual inspection of marine infrastructure […]