Dr. Phillip L. Gould was the Harold D. Jolley Professor of Civil Engineering from 1981 until 2010 and is now a Senior Professor at Washington University in St.Louis. His research activities have centered on shell analysis with applications to finite element modeling, biomedical engineering, earthquake engineering, and the structural design of thin-shell structures. Dr. Gould is the author of numerous papers and several books , is the founding editor of the prestigious journal, ENGINEERING STRUCTURES and has served as a consultant to industry and to governmental organizations. He is serving on the Student Initiatives Committee of SEI, He received a U.S. Senior Scientist Award from the Alexander V. Humboldt Foundation in Germany for his research on thin-shell structures where he was engaged in the advancement of hyperbolic cooling tower technology. For his research and professional activities, he received an award for outstanding service from the national ASCE and he was also recognized by the St. Louis Section with their highest honor, the Professional Recognition Award for lifetime service and the rarely bestowed Otto Nuttli Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Award. Recently, he was elected a a Distinguished Member of ASCE and presented the Alfred E. Alquist Special Recognition Award by the EERI.
Ph.D., P.E. , S.E., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE
SEI Fellow Since 2013