Key Personnel

James A. F. (Jim) Scollick                         


B.Sc.(Mech.Eng.), Queen's University at Kingston, Canada 

Mr. Scollick has more than 35 years of experience in the engineering world.

He has performed lead roles in design, project management, contract

administration, training and personnel selection. He has rich experience in the

industry and has worked with many big companies in North American including 

Foster Wheeler Ltd., St. Catharines, Ontario; Steel Company of Canada Ltd.;

Dominion Foundries & Steel, Hamilton, Ontario, Consolidated Edison, New York;

Ontario Hydro- Bruce Heavy Water Plant/ Nuclear Power Development, Inverhuron,

ON; Ontario Power Generation, Pickering Nuclear Generating, ON; International

Nickel, Port Colborne, ON; Andco Burling Bay, Burlington, ON; Penberthy Division of

Molson Industries, St. Catharines, ON; Great Canadian Oil Sands, Fort McMurray,

AB;  Coffeyville Municipal Light and Power, Coffeyville Kansas, Gulf Oil Refinery,Point

Tupper, NS; Quaker Oats Company of Canada, Trenton, ON; Dow Chemical,

Sarnia, ON, Canada.



Arvin Chhabra, M.Eng.,P.Eng.



M.E. (Thermal Eng.),  B.E. (Mechanical Eng.)

Professional Affiliation:

Registered P. Eng: Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada.

Chartred Engineer & Fellow Member: Institution of Engineers (India).

Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


Mr. Chhabra is a Professional Engineer with more than 22 years of experience.

His areas of expertise include Process Engineering/ Consultancy for Cogeneration

Plants, Captive Power Plants, Boilers, Steam Turbines, Heat and mass balance,

Piping design & detailed Engineering, Stress Analysis. He has worked with many 

renowned companies in India and North America including National Thermal Power

Corporation, India, Cethar Vessels Ltd. India (having Collaboration with ABCO

Industries, U.S.A. and  Kvaerner Enviropower AB, Sweden), NEC Engineering

Consultants, India, Ontario Power Generation, Canada.  He has undertaken lead

roles in the design, Project management and was one of the key promoter of

MECS, India. He has complemented his vast experience and knowledge by

attending numerous conferences, ASME/CSA/EPRI courses, seminars, trainings

including ASME section III, CSA 285.0, CSA 286.0 (QA requirements for CANDU),

EPRI/SQUG seismic capability training, SQUG New and Replacement Equipment

training EPRI NP-6041 Seismic Margin Assessment Add-On training.



M. Patara, P.Eng.



B. Sc. In Mechanical Engineering

Professional Affiliation:

Registered P. Eng., Professional Engineers Ontario since 1978.


Mr. Patara is a Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience.  He is considered as a "Guru" of Piping Design and Stress Analysis and has also authored a design guide for piping stress analysis for Ontario Hydro, Canada. He has resolved many complicated analysis problems on various installations in Petrochemicals and power plants both Nuclear and non-nuclear.  He has worked on various projects including River Bend Gulf States Utilities, USA ( Stone & Webster), Beaver Valley, USA ( Stone & Webster), Upgrading of Shellburn Refinery, Burnby, B.C, Canada (Stone & Webster ), Ras Lanuf Petrochemical Complex, Libya ( Stone & Webster), Ontario Hydro( Darlington Project), Ontario Power Generation, Pickering Nuclear Generating, Qinshan China ( Atomic Energy of Canada Limited ), Wolsong 2,3,4 South Korea.


R. Chander, M.Eng.,P.Eng.



BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Masters Degree in Heat Transfer, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Post Graduate in Nuclear Engineering, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Diploma in Computer Programming and Systems Analysis, Institute of Computer Studies, Toronto

Professional Affiliation:
Registered P. Eng., Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada.

Member of Experience Review Committee, Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada
Director- Programs, Professional Engineers Ontario, Scarborough Chapter, Ontario.

Mr.Chander is a Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience. He

has published and presented over 25 papers in National and International 

Journals. He is a highly respected technical expert, particularly in the Nuclear

Industry and has worked on various nuclear assignments including IG Centre for

Atomic Research, Kalpakkam,India; Ontario Power Generation, Pickering Nuclear,

Canada. His area of expertise includes Equipment Design and Analysis, Design of

Process Systems, Seismic Analysis and Assessment of Piping and Equipment. He has

extensive experience in the development of equipment and components for

hazardous environments. He has also developed computer model for Transient

Hydraulic Analysis.



S. Lakhtakia., P.Eng.



B.Tech. (Civil Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Professional Affiliation:

Registered P. Eng., Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada.


Mr. Lakhtakia is a Professional Engineer with more than 18 years of experience and has thorough technical knowledge of Civil / Structural Engineering, gained through extensive involvement on large EPC projects in mining, petrochemical, power, chemical, heavy industrial, underground & hydraulics.   He has been involved in civil works, analysis and design of foundations and structural steel frames for heavy industrial loads, preparing specifications and contract documents, establishing and monitoring constructions works.  He has worked SNC Lavalin, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,International Design Engineering Associates Ltd., New Delhi, India;  AMEC, ON Canada; KGS, Winnipeg, Canada, H G Engineering Ltd., Toronto, ON, Canada,  Canron Construction Corp., Toronto, ON, Canada, CGIC JOINT VENTURE Led by ZUBLIN AG of GERMANY for construction of Xiaolangdi Dam Project, China,



V. Bui, B.Eng., P.Eng.



B.E. in Mechanical Engineering

Professional Affiliation:

Registered P. Eng., Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada.


Mr. Bui is a Professional Engineer with more than 18 years of solid experience

in Piping Detailed engineering and stress analysis. He has worked with various

international companies on various projects including Stone & Webster

Canada Ltd. Toronto, Ontario for Flexsys Chemicals (M) SDN. BHD, Kuantan,

Malaysia; Klöckner stadler Hurter Ltd. Montreal, QB for Spruce Falls Inc.,

Kapuskasing, ON; Avenor/Tracebel - Thunder Bay Inc., ON for Chemical

Recovery and Cogeneration Facility; Zellstoff Stendal GmbH - Arneburg, Germany;

Mazandaran Wood & Paper Industries Company - Sari, Iran; PT Tanjung Enim

Lestari, Jakarta, Indonesia; Stora Port Hawkesbury Ltd. - NS, Canada; Abitibi-Price,

Inc., Alma, QB; Scott Papers Ltd., Crabtree, QB; Alliance Forest Product Inc., Dolbeau,

QB; St.-Laurant Paperboard Inc., La Tuque, QB; St.-Laurant Paperboard Inc.,

Matane, QB; Robert Mitchell Inc., MTL, QB; Sulzer Canada Inc.


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