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James Chin Lee

structural engineer

James Chin Lee, Chinese structural engineer. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (vice chairman structural group executive committee metropolitan section 1979-1980); member American Institute Steel Construction, American Welding Society, National Society Professional Engineers.

Background

Lee, James Chin was born on June 2, 1923 in Changting, Fujian, China. Son of Pu-Sun and See-Lien (Tsien) Lee.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, National Central University, Nanking, China, 1946. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois-Urbana, 1950. Master of Science in Hydraulics and Mechanics, State University Iowa, 1951.

Career

Registered professional engineer, New York, Wyoming Instructor National Central University, Nanking, China, 1946-1948. Design engineer Parsons Brinkerhoff Quade & Douglas, New York City, 1952-1955. Group leader The Parco Company, Consultant, New York City, 1956-1959.

Engineer supervisor Bechtel Associates, New York City, 1960-1968. Chief structural engineer Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation, New York City, 1971-1979, manager structural division, since 1980. Member accreditation committee Engineers Council Professional Development, New York City, 1979-1980.

Director Chinese Institute Engineers, New York City, 1979-1984.

Membership

Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (vice chairman structural group executive committee metropolitan section 1979-1980). Member American Institute Steel Construction, American Welding Society, National Society Professional Engineers.

Connections

Married Helena Wun-Yu Cheng, October 5, 1957. Children– Vivian, Linda, Dora.

father:
Pu-Sun Lee

mother:
See-Lien (Tsien) Lee

spouse:
Helena Wun-Yu Cheng

children:
Vivian Lee

Linda Lee

Dora Lee