Dr. Greg Wilson, P.E.
Department of Engineering & Technology,
Texas A&M Universtiy Commerce
P.O. Box 3011
Commerce, TX 75429
- Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Geotechnical). Arizona State University.
Dissertation Topic:“The Behavior of a Deep Retained Excavation in Soft San Francisco Bay Mud.”
- M.S. Civil Engineering (Geotechnical). Arizona State University.
- B.S. in Construction Management (Heavy Methods). Arizona State University.
Geotechnical: Instrumentation and remote data acquisition with respect to braced excavation and earth retention system behaviors; slope stability and stabilization analysis; expansive soils and pavement stabilization techniques; tunneling systems including boring methods in addition to cut-and-cover construction systems.
Structural Analysis: Timber design with emphasis on temporary shoring and concrete formwork design and analysis.
- Highly motivated and dedicated academic administrator and educator at both the graduate and undergraduate level
- Multi-university and national recognition for classroom teaching excellence
- Substantial history of fund raising capability within industry
- Significant industry and governmental contacts within the Dallas Metroplex due to extensive experience in the local construction and consulting market
- Academic department head experience
- Proven leader in effective management of all aspects of academic departmental operations
- Registered Professional Civil Engineer in 33 states through NCEES #18766. Arizona and Texas currently active.
- National experience in construction engineering and management program accreditations
- Business development skills
- Developed successful and effective undergraduate advisement program at Louisiana State University and the University of Louisiana at Monroe
- Demonstrated leadership in administrative and managerial positions in both academic and industry positions
- Documented experience the budget development and implementation both within the academic environment as well as industrial and private consulting firms.
- Experienced in the development and implementation of distance learning course work and its presentation.
Professional Academic Experience
- Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. Adjunct graduate faculty. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Teaching courses in building materials and project management and critical path scheduling. 2003 – 2004.
- University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX. Adjunct faculty. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 2004.
- Texas A & M University-Commerce, Irving, TX. Adjunct faculty. Department of Construction and Industrial Technology. Teaching courses in structural system behavior and analysis, project management, critical path schedules, mechanical and electrical systems, and building materials and systems. 2001 – 2004.
- University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA. Endowed Chair and tenured, full professor. Contractors Educational Trust Fund Professor and Director, School of Construction. Courses taught included soil mechanics, wood and structural timber design, structural steel design, and deformable solids. 1996 – 2000.
- Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Endowed Chair, and tenured, full professor. Contractors Educational Trust Fund Professor, School of Building Construction. Courses taught included structural steel and timber design, soil mechanics and CPM Scheduling. Foundation analysis and soil behavior taught at the graduate level.1992 – 1996.
- Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Assistant professor, Del E. Web School of Construction. Courses taught at the undergraduate level in foundations, soil mechanics, hydraulics, concrete, steel, timber formwork design and construction cost accounting. Autocad R/13 and AutocadLite taught at the undergraduate level. 1976 – 1992.
Engineering and Construction Experience
MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc. Fort Worth, TX. Branch Office Manager and Senior Geotechnical Engineer. Managing both the materials testing operations in addition to the geotechnical consulting division of a national materials testing organization.Monitored the preparation of geotechnical reports in addition to design recommendations and supervised significant amounts of field work on highly visible projects. 2004.Budgets and cost analysis were prepared and operations within both the materials testing division and geotechnical section regularly. Profit and loss statements were generated and analyzed on a regular basis with operational changes made accordingly.
PSI, Professional Services Industries, Inc. Fort Worth, TX. Branch Manager and DFW District Manager. Managing construction materials and testing operations. Laboratory testing functions and testing procedures were monitored on a daily basis and data analyzed and reports prepared. Supervised the preparation of cost estimates and proposals in addition to operational budgets. Profit and loss statements were developed and operational changes made accordingly. 2000 - 2002
SpectraSite Broadcast Group, Irving, TX. Structural and geotechnical engineer. Performed design and analysis of modifications for existing digital television structures. Most structures ranging in height from 1000’ to 2000’. Antenna reconfigurations, rigging, foundation design, and collocation analyses represented a significant portion of scope of work. 2002 – 2004.
Construction Consulting Services, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA. Self employed consulting civil engineer specializing in geotechnical and subsurface analysis and design. Braced excavation, cofferdams, and footing design were typical projects within my areas of expertise. Performed numerous prestressed concrete slab designs for residential structures. 1984 – 2002.
Forte and Tablada, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA. Senior Structural Engineer. Performed load verifications of bridge structures in addition to calculation preparation for components of commercial water treatment facilities. 1995
Soils and Foundation Engineers, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA. Geotechnical Engineer. Performed design and analysis of concrete footings, drilled piers, foundations, and braced excavations and similar earth retention structures. Developed pile capacity values for structures located within the Mississippi River including river boat moorings and docking structures. 1992 – 1996.
Tierra West Contracting, Inc.,Tempe, AZ., Project Manager and field superintendent.Prepared estimates and critical path schedules for major earthwork projects in addition to commercial buildings. Field superintendent managing daily operations of earthmoving, compaction, and water dispersion equipment. 1980 – 1982.
Salt River Project Public Utility Commission, Tempe, AZ. Senior Cost Engineer. Directed the development and updating of budgets, forecasts, reconciliations and project management costs for major fossil-fueled and nuclear power generation facilities in the southwestern United States. 1976 - 1997.
Bechtel Power Corporation, Los Angeles Power Division, Norwalk, CA. Construction Field Engineer performing inspections, material and equipment estimates, quantity surveys on various fossil-fueled generating stations. Monitored concrete placements including quantity surveys, rebar estimates, and prepared concrete form-work designs for two nuclear powered generating stations. 1972 – 1976.
Selected Academic Highlights
- Initial holder of The Contractors Educational Trust Fund Endowed Professorship at The University of Louisiana at Monroe holding the rank of tenured full professor and the department chair. 1996 – 2000.
- Initial holder of The Contractors Educational Trust Fund Professorship at Louisiana State University. Promoted to tenured, full professor. 1992 – 1996.
- Keynote Speaker, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Arizona State University Commencement and Honors Convocation. 1991.
- Outstanding Faculty Member, Selected by Student Government Association, Louisiana State University. 1993.
- Outstanding Faculty Member, General College, School of Construction, Louisiana State University. 1993.
- Outstanding Professor, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Arizona State University. 1992.
- Halliburton Education Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching and Academics. 1998.
- Invited Guest Speak-Arizona State University Honors Convocation College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Spring, 1990.
- Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Arizona State University. 1986.
- ABC Merit Shop John Trimmer Teaching Excellence Award in Construction Education. First National Recipient. 1984.
- Bechtel Foundation Scholarship, Arizona State University, School of Building Construction. First ASU Recipient. 1970.
- Dean’s Search Committee, University of Louisiana at Monroe. 1998
- Faculty Senate, University of Louisiana at Monroe 1996 - 1997
- Faculty Senate, Arizona State University 1991 - 1992
- Academic Discipline, Arizona State University 1990 – 1991
Distance Learning and Continuing Education Experience:
- Developed and implemented graduate courses in Facilities Management for Southern Methodist University taught in the television and distance learning environment. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 2002 – 2004.
- Developed and implemented Critical Path Scheduling Courses for presentation through Grambling State University Televised Continuing Education Program. 1997 – 1998.
- Developed and implemented Critical Path Scheduling Courses for Louisiana Department of Transportation. Presented at various locations throughout the state on a continuing basis. 1993 – 1994.
- Presented Supervisory Training Program Modules for the Associated General Contractors of America through Louisiana State University including Cost Engineering, Scheduling, Estimating, and Effective Writing. 1992 – 1996.
- Invited Speaker: Department of Civil Engineering, Cal Berkeley. Presentation of thesis data and discussions regarding the predictability of the behavior of earth retention systems. 1988-1992.
- Developed geotechnical engineering review classes for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences P.E. Review Course at Arizona State University. 1984 – 1986.
- Developed and implemented E.I.T. Review Course for College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Arizona State University. 1984 – 1992.
- Presented Supervisory Training Program Modules for the Associated General Contractors of America through Arizona State University including Cost Engineering and Project Scheduling. 1982 – 1984.
- American Society of Civil Engineers (Member Status)
- National Society of Professional Engineers
- Sigma Lambda Chi (National Construction Scholastic Honorary)
- Chi Epsilon (National Civil Engineering Scholastic Honorary)
- Arizona Board of Technical Registration, Phoenix, AZ., Member, Civil Engineering Enforcement Committee. 1984 – 1992.
- Geotechnical software. LPILE and SLOPE/W.
- Graphics: AutoCAD R/13, AutoCadLite
- General Office: Complete Microsoft Office package
- Finite Element: Various FEM structural analysis programs. ERITower ,
- DRAWMAST and GUYMAST tower structure design and analysis software.
- Cpm/construction management scheduling packages including PRIMAVERA, SURETRAK, and Microsoft PROJECT.
General Aviation Aircraft Owner and Pilot
Leslie Guice, Ph.D., P.E.Vice President for Research and Development
Director of Information Technology
Louisiana Tech University
Lawson L. Swearingen, President (Ret.)
University of Louisiana at Monroe
600 W. Robert
Hammond, LA 70401
Mr. Henry Heier
Mechanical Contractors Association of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA. 70151