Engineering Staff Experience and Contacts

CDI has attracted top engineering staff experience and talent from around the world. Our average engineer has more than thirteen years of material handling engineering experience, and members of our team have been internationally recognized as experts in the fields of conveyor design, dynamic analysis, controls, and comminution technology.


Andrew Jennings, PE Yijun Zhang, PhD, PE
President Technical Director
(Mechanical Engineering) (Mechanical Engineering; Pipe Conveyors)

Michael Thompson, PE
Treasurer; Secretary; Project Engineer
(Mechanical Engineering)

Engineering Staff

Jason Aldrich, PMP Brandt Porter
Project Engineer Project Engineer
(Mechanical and Chute Design) (Mechanical Engineering)

Brad Lawson, MIEAust, CPeng Tim Ritter
Sr. Mechanical Engineer Lead Design Engineer
(Mechanical Engineering) (Mechanical and Chute Design)

Christopher Thompson, AAS, BSIT John Lundgren
Controls Engineer IT Administrator; Design Engineer
(IT, Electrical Engineering, Conveyor Controls) (IT; Mechanical and Chute Design)

Brandon Sobjack Tamara Seaman
Controls Technician Design Drafter
(Conveyor Controls) (Mechanical Design)

Evan Mayes
Design Engineer
(Mechanical Engineering)

Sales Staff

India CDI Contact
Sudarshan Nayak General Inquiry / Product Support Contact
Independent Consultant – India Country Head CDI Contact Form
Phone: +91 982-301-1653 Phone: +1 360-671-2200

Peru and Chile CDI Sales Contact
Eduardo Pinto Sales Inquiry Contact
Independent Consultant – Sales Manager Sales Contact Form
Phone: +51 94-689-7953 Phone: +1 360-671-2200

Administrative Staff

Suzy Thompson Jeanne Sorensen
Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant

Advisory / Special Projects

Lawrence Nordell Jean-Luc Cornet, PhD
(Statistics; Mechanical Engineering) (Mechanical Engineering; Conveyor Controls)

Staff was last modified: January 14th, 2020 by CDI