Gopal Kadagathur, PhD ’69, applied sciences, is the president and founder of Advanced Engineering Associates International, Inc. (AEAI), which he established in 1986. AEAI provides consulting services to more than 40 countries in the fields of energy infrastructure, industrial and energy efficiency, clean energy and the environment. AEAI has provided significant contributions to post conflict countries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bosnia, and Kosovo. Its clients include the World Bank, International Energy Agency, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, USAID, USTDA, and General Services Administration, US Navy, and several private sector establishments.