Ali Khataw, P.E. | CEO/President

CEO / President

President of Encotech Ali Khataw, looks back on more than 29 years of engineering experience.  Since 1990, Ali built the firm and his career as a world-class operation specializing in efficient design, refining building system performance, dedication to technical proficiency and excellence in client service.  Today Ali is a recognized industry leader, trusted board advisor as well as a respected community advocate.  As a result of his impressive career over the past three decades, Mr. Khataw is featured in various publications as well as the recipient of multiple awards for his contributions to Central Texas.  Most notably, Ali has been named the 2016 Engineer of the Year by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) Travis chapter. He has also won the Community Leadership Circle Award honoring the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement from his Alma Matter The University of Texas at Austin. 

You can find Ali exploring and waiting at the edge of the world for the perfect photo.  He is passionate about his mission in photophilanthrophy.  With a lifetime of expertise in photography, he uses his images to help nonprofits sponsor for their cause helping to deliver awareness and tell powerful stories of social change.

B.S. - Civil Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Engineering, 1984

Professional Organizations
American Association of Cost Engineers
American Institute of Architects Austin
American Society of Civil Engineers
Leadership Austin
National Society of Professional Engineers
Texas Society of Professional Engineers
American Institute of Steel Construction
Water Environment Association of Texas
Real Estate Council of Austin