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civil engineering company executive

Walter Parker Moore,, American civil engineering company executive. Registered professional engineer, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Background

Moore,, Walter Parker was born on May 6, 1937 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Walter Parker Senior and Zoe Alma (McBride) Moore.

Education

Bachelor in Civil Engineering, Rice University, 1959. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Rice University, 1960. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1962.

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1964.

Career

Research assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1960-1964;design engineer, Walter P. Moore & Associations, Inc., Houston, 1966-1970;secretary, treasurer, Walter P. Moore & Associations, Inc., Houston, 1970-1975;executive vice president, Walter P. Moore & Associations, Inc., Houston, 1975-1983;president, chairman, Walter P. Moore & Associations, Inc., Houston, since 1983;chairman, Walter P. Moore & Associations, Inc., Houston, since 1993. Engineering advisory county Rice U., 1970-1974, Adjunct Professor architecture, 1975-1982, architectural advisory county, since 1988. President Rice U. Alumni Association, 1975.

Civilengring. visiting committee University Texas Austin, 1975-1977. Advising committee effects of earthquake motions on reinforced concrete buildings University of Illinois Advisory Committee, 1980. President Rice U. Engineering Alumni Association, 1983, visiting lecturer Cornell Univercity, 1986.

Member sesquicentennial committee State of Texas Business and Finance Committee, 1986. Visiting lecturer University of Illinois, 1988, 89. Engineering advisory county Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., since 1990.

Thomas A. Bullock Endowed Chair Leadership and Innovation College.Arch., Department Civil Engineering Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., since 1994, director Center Building Design and Construction, director Center Construction Education.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Group editor (monograph) Tall Building Systems and Concepts. Member editorial advisory board Construction Business Review, 1992-1998.

Membership

Board directors Kiwanis Club Houston, 1974-1976, Rice Design Alliance, 1976-1979, Rice Center for Community Design and Research, 1977-1982, Harris County Heritage Society, 1984-1986, River Oaks Bank, 1983-1991, Compass Bank, 1991-1992. Board directors, vice president The Forest Club, 1976-1978. Chairman architects and engineers United Way, 1985.

Member executive committee River Oaks Bank, 1984-1991. Captain United States Army, 1964-1966. Fellow American Concrete Institute, American Consultant Engineers Council (board directors Council for Exceptional Children-T 1981-1983, vice president 1990-1992).

Member American Institute of Architects (honorary Houston chapter), National Academy of Engineering, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary member, activities chairman 1968-1969, secretary structures group Texas section 1976-1977, vice-chairman 1977-1978, structural standards division, executive committee 1989-1998, chairman A7 committee 1988-1998, keynote speaker national convention New Orleans 1986, Edmund Friedman award 1996, member board governors Structural Engineering Institute American Society of Civil Engineers), International Association Bridge and Structural Engineers, American Concrete Institute (member committee # 318, board direction 1989-1991, Alfred E. Lindau award 1992), Society of America Military Engineers, National Academy Engineering, Council on Tall buildings and Urban Habitat (member steering group 1971-1998, editor Committee 3 1975-1998, chairman final plenary session Hong Kong Fourth World Congress, 1990, Hong Kong Forth World Congress, 1990, international and regional conference 1990-1998), Consulting Engineers Council Texas (board directors 1974-1976, vice president 1976-1977, president 1977-1978), Texas Society Professional Engineers (Young Engineer of Year 1969-1970, region IV Engineer of Year, 1985), Post Tensioning Institute (juror national awards 1983-1998), Structural Engineers Association Texas.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Dillingham, August 19, 1959. Children: Walter P. III, Melissa Moore Magee, Matthew Dillingham.

father:
Walter Parker Senior Moore,

mother:
Zoe Alma (McBride) Moore,

spouse:
Mary Ann Dillingham

child:
Walter P. III Moore,

child:
Melissa Moore Magee Moore,

child:
Matthew Dillingham Moore,