Houston — James C. Jones, P.E., with Jones|Carter, was named the Greater Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineer's (TSPE) 2016 Young Engineer of the Year. Recognizing the achievements and contributions of young engineers in the state is the goal of this annual award.

"It is an honor to receive this recognition from such a great organization. I am proud to be a part of the TSPE Greater Houston Chapter which is committed to representing our profession and elevating the stature of the engineering community," says Jones. 

The Greater Houston Chapter of TSPE is 600 members strong and was formed in the early 1940s. TSPE has a long-standing tradition of promoting the engineering profession and bestows a young engineer of the year award annually. Jones will formally receive the award at a luncheon in February, 2016.

Mike Talbott, P.E., 2015's Houston Area Engineer of the Year and current president of the Greater Houston Chapter of TSPE said this about Jones' award: "I'm very proud to have James Jones represent the Greater Houston Chapter of TSPE as its 2016 Young Engineer of the Year. His accomplishments are a great example of a citizen-engineer through his service to the profession, technical and professional societies, and the community. I look forward to more great things from him as he continues his career."

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