TSPE Greater Houston Chapter

TSPE Annual Conference June 15-17, 2022

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2021-2022 Event Schedule

TSPE Conference Registration is Now Open

Register now for the TSPE Conference June 15-17 at the Hilton Post Oak Hotel in Houston. Click here for registration and the full schedule of speakers and events.

May Education Night

Speaker: Daniel Wong

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

6:00 PM

Palazzo's Westchase

10455 Briar Forest Dr.

Houston, Texas 77042

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Daniel O. Wong, Ph.D., P.E. is President and CEO of Tolunay-Wong Engineers, Inc., headquartered in Houston with 10 offices in Texas and Louisiana. He is a licensed engineer in Texas. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

Dr. Wong has been appointed by the Governor to serve on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2021. He is also a past gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers as a member (2006-2013) and Chairman (2013-2020). He is a member of Texas Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers and American Council of Engineering. He is the receipt of the John B. Hawley award from ASCE Texas Section in 1990, the Young Engineer of the Year by TSPE Houston Chapter in 1993, and the Distinguished Engineer from Texas Engineering Foundation (2016).

Dr. Wong is a former At-Large Councilmember for the City of Sugar Land (2002-2008). He served on the Board of the Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Board of Texas Municipal League. Active in Fort Bend County, he is an officer for the Fort Bend Economic Development Council. He is a former board member of the Fort Bend YMCA and the Fort Bend American Heart Association.

Dr. Wong received a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering from the University of Houston and a Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He published a dozen of peer-reviewed technical papers. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus from the University of Houston (2009) and was inducted into the UH Academy of Distinguished Civil & Environmental Engineers (2011).

He and his wife, Mei, reside in Missouri City, Texas.


State MATHCOUNTS Competition

On the weekend of March 18th, members from the Greater Houston Chapter and across the state volunteered at the Texas State MATHCOUNTS Competition held in Austin, Texas. One hundred seventy-six of the brightest middle school math minds from across the state came together to compete for a chance to be one of the top four students who advance to the National MATHCOUNTS Competition to be held in May in Washington, D.C.

MATHCOUNTS is a national math enrichment, coaching and competition program that promotes math excellence for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. This year was the 39th year of the competition.

Greater Houston Members involved with MATHCOUNTS include Chad Gordon, P.E – 2019-2022 MATHCOUNTS Committee Chair, Rebekah Campbell, P.E - Region IV Representative, and Gerardo Mata, P.E - Greater Houston Chapter Coordinator.

We had several volunteers from the Greater Houston region participate as graders and proctors that include Jennifer Peek, P.E., JR Reddish, P.E., Mark Hoffman, P.E., Kensley Cobb, P.E., Matthew Cobb, P.E., Harold (Mindy) Cobb, P.E., Ronke Osibajo, P.E., and Joseph Dupuis.

Winners from this year’s competition who will be advancing to the national competition are:

Roger Zhen – 6th grader – Westbrook Intermediate School – Bay Area Chapter

Lerchen Zhong – 8th grader – Canyon Vista Middle School – Travis Chapter

Andrew Shen – 7th grader – Sartartia Middle School – Greater Houston Chapter

Kevin Chen – 7th grader – Fort Settlement Middle School – Greater Houston Chapter


The Texas coach who earned the honor of preparing and traveling with the national team is Dr. Robert Burridge – Westbrook Intermediate School – Bay Area Chapter.


2021-2022 Sponsors

Benefactors

ADS

Binkley & Barfield, Inc.

CivilTech, a Woolpert Company

CobbFendley & Associates

DEC

Ninyo & Moore

Walter P Moore

Patrons

BGE

Costello, Inc.

Freese & Nichols, Inc.

Terracon

Supporters

AEI Engineering, a Baxter & Woodman Co.

Infratech Engineering & Innovations

Jacobs

Midtown Engineers

Raba Kistner

Newsletter Sponsor

T Baker Smith

Sponsors

HVJ

Friends

Landplan Engineering