Technical Sessions - October 2017


Topic: Enhancing Pedestrian Accessibility in the Mockingbird - US75 Area

Speaker: Joseph Short, P.E., PTOE

James F Phipps

Joseph Short, P.E., PTOE is President of Lee Engineering and manages the Dallas office. He has over 25 years of diversified traffic and transportation engineering in the DFW area. Mr. Short has managed the design and timing of traffic signal systems and his experience also includes traffic operation studies, traffic safety studies, parking studies, traffic impact studies, development of thoroughfare plans, freeway signing design, construction traffic control plan development, and the design of roadway signing and marking plans.



Topic: A Series of Unfortunate Events and a Storm Called Harvey

Speaker: Andrew C. Yung, P.E., CFM

Zuming Xia

Andrew C. Yung, P.E., CFM is a Principal and the Chief Hydrologist for Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc. and has nearly 30 years of experience as an engineer, planner, and hydrologist. In his 21 years with WALTER P MOORE, he has managed a wide range of engineering projects involving hydrology, hydraulics, master drainage studies, channel modification and hydraulic structure designs, watershed impact analyses, detention facility designs, and dam safety analyses. Mr. Yung has also served as the team leader for Independent Technical Review (ITR) for several federal projects currently under way in Houston. He is very familiar with HEC-HMS/HEC-1, HEC-RAS/HEC-2, HEC-DSS, and HEC-SSP and provides technical support and training to users of these programs.   

Prior to joining WALTER P MOORE, Mr. Yung was employed as a Senior Engineer with the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) Planning Department in Houston, Texas. During this time, he served as the Project Manager for watershed planning efforts on five watersheds ranging from 55 to 320 square miles. He also served as the local sponsor’s (HCFCD’s) Project Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) federal flood damage reduction study on Cypress Creek.