Amanda Dean, PE
A Senior Project Manager in Walter P Moore's Structures Group, Amanda is passionate about mid- to high-rise construction, with particular interests in post-tensioned concrete and specialty steel structures. She is interested in the in-between spaces — the intersection of engineering and architecture — where collaboration can lead to amazing innovations in the built environment.
Amanda earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University and her Master of Science in Civil Engineering (structural focus) from the University of Texas. In addition to engineering, she teaches structures at the University of Houston College of Architecture and is the 2019 Chair of AIA Houston's Women in Architecture chapter.
Co-Chair for Walter P Moore’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council, Amanda is a founding member of both Women in Architecture (WiA) Houston and the Houston AIA Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JE:DI) Collective, is past Chair and current Workshops & Speakers Co-Chair for WiA Houston, past advisor for Future Women in Architecture at the University of Houston, co-recipient of the 2018 TxA Mentorship Award, and recipient of the AIA Houston 2019 Presidential Citation for her work with DEI. Dean has been a moderator and/or speaker on DEI for the following organizations and institutions: WiA Houston, Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program Houston, Texas Society of Architects, AISC, NASCC, Rutgers School of Engineering, Douglas College, and the University of Texas at Austin.