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Sr. Mechanical Staff


Dimitri Patent

Dmitry Patent has experience in designing and managing commercial and industrial HVAC system design projects including data centers and telecommunications projects nationwide.

Before joining KEA in June 2018, Dmitry worked as Senior Associate for Highland Associates in New York City. Dmitry acted as Project Lead Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager providing technical support to the project team. Dmitry participated in project’s concept development, system evaluations and analysis, schematic and conceptual design, equipment layout, specifications and drawings review in all phases of the project. He was responsible for bringing projects from inception through the design and provided input and guidance during construction, commissioning using good business sense and engineering practices.


Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering with major in HVAC from Polytechnic University, Minsk, Belarus

Jacob Slobodinsky

Jacob Slobodinsky joined Khachaturian Engineering in October 2013 after working at ICOR Associates, NJ for several years.  Jacob is responsible for overall project management and HVAC and Fire Protection design.

Previously, Jacob has worked as Senior Project Manager and Associate at several MEP consulting companies such as French & Parello Associates, NJ, Dome-Tech Engineering Inc., NJ, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ, e.t.c.. He has experience in design, construction, maintenance and operations of commercial, institutional, healthcare, pharmaceutical and industrial MEP systems. He has orchestrated the design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems for various projects nationwide. His responsibilities include project management, coordination, design, calculations, preparation of Construction Documents, and project field coordination.

M.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University, Kharkov, Ukraine

Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of New Jersey and Delaware
Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
HFDP (Health Facilities Design Professional) ASHRAE Certification
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional

Brandon Aiese

Brandon joined Khachaturian Engineering in July 2014 after working for Goldman Copeland Associates in New York City. He is a Mechanical Engineer working primarily on commercial HVAC projects including food service retail and high end restaurants. He is currently preparing to take his Professional Engineering Exam.


B.S. in Mechanical Engineering NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering


E.I.T. /F.E. New York State Member, New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

David Saliski 150x206

David joined Khachaturian Engineering in May 2017 after working at Design/Build Engineering for the past 20 years. Previously, David worked as a Senior Mechanical Project Engineer and Associate for several MEP consulting Engineering firms. He is currently a Mechanical Engineer focusing on project management; assessing code compliance, calculations and selected engineering equipment; coordination with internal engineering disciplines, consultants, & architects; field engineering and site coordination with client; specification writing and attending project meetings


A.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Middlesex County College
B.S. in Construction Project Management, Rutgers University 

Premal Solanki

Premal joined Khachaturian Engineering in June 2018 after working at various Design/Build Engineering and MEP companies such as HDR Architects & Engineers, Cosentini Associates and Burns & Roe Engineering. He has over 12 years of experience involving design and construction of commercial, institutional, healthcare, pharmaceutical, datacenter and industrial MEP systems. He is currently a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager focusing on project management, design, calculations, multi-discipline coordination, specification writing and attending project meetings.


Master of Engineering (M.E) in Mechanical Engineering: Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Mechanical Engineering: North Maharashtra University, India


Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional