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Moment Connection Paper Chosen As Best Of 2005

January 11, 2006 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

The winners of the Best Engineering Journal Paper of 2005 competition are Robert O. Disque and Louis F. Geschwindner for the paper, “Flexible Moment Connections for Unbraced Frames Subject to Lateral Forces—A Return to Simplicity,” which was published in the second quarter 2005 issue of the Engineering Journal. Readers had the opportunity to vote during November by casting a ballot on the AISC website (preferences by completing a survey posted on the AISC web site (www.aisc.org).

The winning authors receive complimentary registration to the 2006 NASCC: The Steel Conference, which will be held in San Antonio, Texas, February 8-11, 2006, as well as travel expense reimbursement for an overnight stay. The award will be presented at the Conference at the Wednesday, February 8, plenary session. (For more information on the Steel Conference, visit www.aisc.org/nascc.)

Be sure to participate in selecting the 2006 Best EJ Paper by voting on the AISC web site later this year. Voters will be eligible for a drawing to receive complimentary registration to the 2007 NASCC, in addition to airfare, and one night’s stay at the conference hotel. This year, Boaz Nam of SKC Detailing Inc., Gardena, CA, was the lucky recipient of this prize.

For more information contact:

Scott Melnick
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(312) 670-8314
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American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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