Smitha Koduru is Manager of the Pipeline Integrity and Operations department at C-FER Technologies, a position she has held since 2018.
In this position, she is responsible for a team of engineers providing expertise in pipeline risk and integrity planning and management including:
- Release consequence modelling and evaluation;
- Structural and mechanistic modelling of pipeline response;
- Probabilistic modelling of loads; and
- System response.
Prior to coming to C-FER in 2013, Smitha spent several years as a Researcher at both the University of California in Berkeley and the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
Her expertise at C-FER involves risk and reliability analysis, structural dynamics and non-linear analysis of pipeline response for geohazards, and statistical analysis for in-line inspection tools’ performance evaluation.
Smitha earned her PhD in Structural Engineering from the University of British Colombia in Vancouver in 2008.
When she isn’t working, Smitha loves to read books and spend time playing music with her family.