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Cullen College of Engineering Executive Leadership Board

Executive Leadership Board Member

Ravi Singhania
Ravi Singhania (’73)
Commissioner, Port Freeport


He started his career in 1968 at BASF Corporation’s Freeport, Texas site. He retired as a Senior Vice President in 2005. His 37+ year career at BASF included serving 12 years as the General Manager of the Freeport site.


Singhania has a degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (IIT, Bombay), Master’s degree in Chemical engineering (University of Illinois), Ph.D. work (University of Houston), and Executive MBA (Rice University).

Affiliations & Community Involvement

His present or past involvement in community and educational organizations include the Brazosport Rotary Club, Brazosport College Board of Regents, University of Texas and Texas A&M Chemical Engineering Advisory Council, Board of Texas Chemical Council, Brazosport Chamber of Commerce, Brazoria County Petrochemical Producers Council, Safety Town, Project Teach, Walk for Habitat, Board of the Community Foundation of Brazoria County, Brazosport College Foundation Board, University of Houston Engineering Leadership Board, Junior Achievement of Brazoria County, Friends of Brazoria Wildlife Refuge, CHI St. Luke’s Brazosport Hospital, and City of Lake Jackson Traffic Commission.

Special Recognitions

  • Brazoria County Business Hall of Fame Laureate
  • Brazosport Chamber of Commerce — Man of the year
  • University of Houston — Distinguished Engineering Alumnus
  • Brazoria County Steven F. Austin Leadership Award


He serves as Port Freeport Commissioner, Brazosport College Foundation Board, Brazosport Rotary Club, advisory Board of CHI St. Luke’s Brazosport Hospital, and teaches an economics class. He enjoys tennis, pickle ball, playing cards, walking, family travels, and spending time with his family, particularly his two grandchildren.