Each year, AISC selects a promising young university faculty member as the AISC Milek Fellow (formerly the AISC Faculty Fellow). The award was renamed after William A. Milek, Jr., former AISC Vice President of Engineering and Research, to recognize his invaluable contributions to AISC and the structural steel industry as a whole.
Part of the value of this program to AISC, the selected fellow, and the university is the public recognition of the honor. The faculty member whose application is selected will be identified as the AISC Milek Fellow in selected publications and other venues, will be presented with a Milek Fellow certificate, and will receive free registration at NASCC: The Steel Conference for the four years following their selection as Milek Fellow. The faculty member is to use this fellowship to support students with high potential to be valuable contributors to the U.S. structural steel construction industry and should strive to fund a doctoral candidate with at least half of the fellowship money. Names of selected students will be reported to AISC. These graduate students will be named AISC Graduate Fellows and will be announced each year in Modern Steel Construction magazine.
William A. Milek, Jr.
Application deadline is September 15, 2014.
Submit your hardcopy to:
Thomas J. Schlafly, Director of Research
American Institute of Steel Construction
1 E. Wacker Dr. Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60601
Please send your electronic application to:
Tom Schlafly, firstname.lastname@example.org
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