James Gregory Soules

Graduate Student at Texas Tech University

Biography

J. G. (Greg) Soules, P.E., S.E., P.Eng., SECB is a Senior Principal Structural Engineer and the Technical Authority for Seismic and Wind Engineering for CB&I Storage Tank Solutions, a division of McDermott International, in Houston, Texas. Responsibilities include the supervision of design engineers, management of engineering for large projects worldwide, and development of CB&I Storage Tank Solutions Engineering Standards on aboveground storage tanks and on the application of wind loads, seismic loads, and building codes to tank and vessel designs. He is Past Chair of the Energy Division of ASCE, Vice Chair of the ASCE/SEI 7 Main Committee, and Chair of the ASCE/SEI National Technical Program Committee for the ASCE/SEI Structures Congress. Mr. Soules earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University and an MBA from the University of Houston. He is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute, a Licensed Professional Engineer in 23 jurisdictions and a Licensed Structural Engineer in 8 jurisdictions. Mr. Soules was named a Distinguished Engineer by Texas Tech University in 2009 and was presented the Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr. Energy Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2010. He joined CB&I Storage Tank Solutions in 1980.