Structural Engineering Legend Irwin G. Cantor Dies

Nov. 13, 2017 - Structural engineer Irwin G. Cantor died on November 7 of natural causes. He was 90 years old.

AISC Elects New Board Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Director

Nov. 1, 2017 - The AISC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of David Zalesne, president of Owen Steel Company, Inc., Columbia, S.C., as its new chair; Jack Klimp, vice president and general manager of Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation, Georgetown, Mass., as vice chair; and Dan Kadrmas, president of TrueNorth Steel, West Fargo, N.D., as treasurer. In addition, the board welcomes a new director, Tyler R. Owen, general manager of Paxton & Vierling Steel, Structures Division, and president of Owen Industries Inc., Carter Lake, Iowa.

Robert J. Connor Named 2018 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award Winner

Oct. 12, 2017 - Robert J. Connor, a professor with the Purdue University School of Civil Engineering and director of the school's S-BRITE Center, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 AISC T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award.

AISC Releases Design Guide for Steel-Plate Composite Walls in Nuclear Facilities

Oct. 11, 2017 - Modular steel-plate composite (SC) walls are improving overall schedule and quality in safety-related nuclear structures, and building designers now have a comprehensive resource to facilitate their design with AISC’s Design Guide 32: Design of Modular Steel-Plate Composite Walls for Safety-Related Nuclear Facilities.

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