Samir S Mathur, PE, BCEE
Samir is an environmental engineer and thermal hydrolysis expert with 25 years of experience in the analysis and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities, hazardous waste remediation, and water and groundwater modeling. He brings unparalleled expertise to the firm’s biosolids management and nutrient removal projects, managing dozens of programs from design to delivery. Samir’s day-to-day leadership skills and project improvement approaches have helped clients save millions in construction costs—all while utilizing technical innovation and process enhancements to increase efficiency.
Why CDM Smith? When I was looking for a job 25 years ago, I knew I wanted to work at a firm that had a great reputation and provided exciting opportunities for a young engineer. I’ve stayed here all these years because it’s still the place that has a great reputation and provides the best opportunities in the industry.
What is your favorite part of your job? Being exposed to a variety of different situations. It’s never a dull day! Whether it’s a new client with a specific set of needs or an existing project that needs problem-solving, I’m constantly challenged by each task I’m given. That’s the beauty of consulting!
What is the best part of your work day? I love coming into the office and interacting with my co-workers. It’s fun to be surrounded by such dynamic, smart people who are all motivated to do their best. When everyone is working toward a common goal, it creates a really powerful environment of success.
What’s your personal motto? Give it your best every single day and eventually, success will follow.