US East Coast Aviation Sector Leader / Principal
Varughese Cherian is a principal and the aviation sector lead for BuroHappold’s US region. Trained as an electrical engineer, Varughese has more than 30 years’ experience working globally throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Before joining BuroHappold, he engineered and led some of the largest aviation projects in the world, including Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport and Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport in New York, Muscat International Airport in Oman and Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Besides his extensive aviation experience, Varughese had led a number of projects in the cultural and commercial sector as well including the addition and expansion at Philadelphia Museum of Art as well as the Royal Atlantis Resort in Dubai.
As an advocate of high performance engineering, he is a leader in developing low energy, efficient designs, and incorporating sustainable and renewable energy systems. He is currently leading the engineering design for the $1.1 billion Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport.
Electrical Engineering Project Leadership Project Management (APM) LEED AP Chartered Engineer
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