Title: Principal Engineer of Electrical Drilling and Evaluation
Company: Baker Hughes Incorporated
Location: Houston, TX United States
Otto Nilson Fanini, MSEE, MBA, BSEE, Principal Engineer of Electrical Drilling and Evaluation with Baker Hughes Incorporated, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers, for dedication, achievement and leadership in electrical engineering.
Since beginning his career as an electronic engineer more than 20 years ago, Mr. Fanini has steadily risen through the industry ranks to pursue his ultimate goal of becoming an executive in technology portfolio management and product research and development work. For the past six years, he has served as the principal engineer of electrical drilling and evaluation with Baker Hughes Incorporated, an oil and energy company based in Houston, TX.
With roots dating back to 1907, Baker Hughes Incorporated has solidified its place as a well-known entity within the oil and energy industry. The company is perhaps best known for creating value from oil and gas reservoirs by utilizing high-performance drilling, evaluation, completions, production technology and services, integrated operations and reservoir consulting. As the principal engineer of electrical drilling and evaluation, Mr. Fanini is tasked with managing electrical engineering projects from conception to completion on an international basis. He also assists in the technical responsibilities of electrical engineering projects, and handles the integrity of technical design and implementation with regard to procedures, compliance, design review and manufacturability. In addition to his involvement with Baker Hughes Incorporated, Mr. Fanini also maintains affiliation with the IEEE, Society of Petroleum Engineers and INCOSE.
Mr. Fanini began his career in semi-conductors after graduating from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and electronics in 1979. He later moved to chip design, and ultimately transitioned into his current area of expertise: the design, development, testing and manufacturing of electrical equipment and products. Most recently, he received an MBA in finance from Houston Baptist University in 1986, although he also holds a Master of Science in electrical engineering, with a focus on solid state, VLSI micro electronics and laser applications, from Texas A&M University. A former technical director for an independent television network in Brazil, Mr. Fanini continues to contribute a weekly science segment to a Brazilian television show.
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