Paul Voiles, P.E., PTP, F.ASCE, senior managing director, transportation, at Binkley & Barfield Inc. in Houston, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Voiles has over 22 years of experience in the engineering industry, encompassing civil engineering management, design, and marketing for a wide variety of projects, among them highway, port, rail, transit, airport, utility, and municipal facilities. He has successfully managed projects from conceptual/schematic phase through design and construction for various public agencies and private clients. At Binkley & Barfield, he oversees the firm’s transportation practice including planning and design of mobility improvement projects across the state of Texas. He is precertified by the Texas Department of Transportation in 22 work categories and is Local Government Project Procedures Qualified.
He has served ASCE as Houston Branch president, Texas Section director, and on numerous other board and committee positions. He has also served other organizations such as the Asian American Engineers and Architects (AAEA), the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, and the Eastwood Civic Association in similar roles. While serving as ASCE Houston Branch President in 2012, he oversaw the release of the first-ever comprehensive Report Card for Houston Area Infrastructure at an event that included a panel discussion by local officials moderated by Ernie Manouse, of Houston PBS.
Voiles was presented the ASCE Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement at the Houston Branch (2010) and Society (2011) levels; the ASCE Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members at the Houston Branch, Texas Section, and Society levels (all in 2010); and the AAEA Young Engineer of the Year Award (2011).
He is a proud University of Kansas Jayhawk (e’99), a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas, and a certified Professional Transportation Planner.