Griff Lee, McDermott VP, Elected To National Academy Of Engineering

Griff C. Lee, vice president of r e s e a r c h and development and technical services, J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc., has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his pioneering role in the development of the offshore p l a t f o rm technology now used around the world.

The academy confers this professional distinction in recognition of outstanding contributions to today's technology and the field of engineering.

Mr. Lee has been with McDermott since 1954, serving in a variety of engineering and executive capacities. He has published numerous technical papers concerning offshore platform design, construction and installation, as well as papers about other aspects of marine construction technology.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from Tulane University and Rice University, respectively.

Currently, Mr. Lee serves on the offshore committee and task group for platform design criteria of the American Petroleum Institute, the advisory committee for offshore technology of Det norske Veritas, the special committee on fixed offshore platforms for the American Bureau of Shipping, the technical committee panel on offshore installations for Lloyd's Register of Shipping, and the tubular joint c o m m i t t e e f o r the American Welding Society. He is a member of the marine board of the National Research Council and served on its panel for verification of offshore structures and c o m m i t t e e f o r offshore energy technology. He also serves on the board of advisors of the Tulane University School of Engineering and is a member of the Law of the Sea Institute.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 28,  Aug 15, 1980

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