Designer Awards

Thanks for Helping Us Recognize Exceptional Steel Design Professionals

The nomination period for the 2021 Designer Awards is now closed and nominees are currently being reviewed. Stay tuned for the announcement of award winners in early 2021.  

J. Lloyd Kimbrough Award 

The J. Lloyd Kimbrough Award, AISC's most prestigious design honor, recognizes engineers and architects who are universally recognized as the pre-eminent steel designers of their era and have made an outstanding contribution to the structural steel industry through his or her design work. It is named for AISC's first president, who led the organization from 1921 to 1926.

Lifetime Achievement Awards

Lifetime Achievement Awards honor living individuals who have made a difference in the success of both AISC and the structural steel industry as a whole. This award provides special recognition to people who have provided outstanding service over a sustained period of time to AISC and to the structural steel design/construction/research community.

Special Achievement Awards

A Special Achievement Award provides special recognition to passionate, living people whose achievements have made a positive and substantial impact on the structural steel design and construction community.