Our Professionals

National Experts

SCS professionals are active in, and leaders of industry and professional associations. We organize and participate in workshops and conferences, author and present technical papers, conduct research, and participate in national and state-level legislative and rule-making processes and regulatory policy. Our engineers, environmental consultants, and scientists work in close coordination on environmental solutions.

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Ali Khatami
Vice President/Project Director
O. (561) 441-1473

Ali Khatami, PhD, PE, LEP, CGC, is a Project Director and a Vice President of SCS Engineers. He is also our National Expert for Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has over 40 years of research and professional experience in mechanical, structural, and civil engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Florida and a Florida Licensed Environmental Assessor (LEP).

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    • Ali Khatami, PhD, PE, LEP, CGC, is a Project Director and a Vice President of SCS Engineers. He is also our National Expert for Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has over 40 years of research and professional experience in mechanical, structural, and civil engineering. Dr. Khatami has acquired extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, hydraulics, liquids management, construction methods, material science, construction quality assurance (CQA), and stability of earth systems. Dr. Khatami has applied this experience in the siting of numerous landfills and the remediation of hazardous waste contaminated sites.
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      Dr. Khatami has been involved in the design and permitting of civil/environmental projects such as surface water management systems, drainage structures, municipal solid waste landfills, hazardous solid waste landfills, low-level radioactive waste landfills, leachate and wastewater conveyance and treatment systems. He has also been involved with the design of gas management systems, hazardous waste impoundments, storage tank systems, waste tire processing facilities, composting facilities, material recovery facilities, landfill gas collection and disposal systems, leachate evaporator systems, and liquid impoundment floating covers.
      Contact Dr. Khatami at 561-441-1473 or AKhatami@scsengineers.com

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Michael Kalish
Vice President/Project Director
O. (571) 353-2014

Mike Kalish, PE, LEED AP®, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Transfer Stations.

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    • Mike Kalish, PE, LEED AP®, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Transfer Stations. He has been the Project Manager for several major transfer station renovations and expansions in Maryland and the District of Columbia and new transfer stations in Maryland and Virginia. Mr. Kalish is a member of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), and an instructor for the SWANA Managing Transfer Stations course. He is a licensed professional engineer in Maryland and California and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
      Mr. Kalish has worked on a variety of engineering projects involving landfill gas (LFG), LFG-to-energy, landfill closure, and sub-slab mitigation design for brownfields remediation. Several recent LFG projects have also included the design and implementation of remote SCADA systems for use at flare stations, LFG beneficial use projects and carbon-credit projects.
      Contact Mike at 571-353-2014 or MKalish@scsengineers.com

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