Industry Awards

Thanks for Helping Us Recognize Exceptional Steel Industry Professionals

Stay tuned for an announcement about the 2024 winners! The next nomination period for the 2025 Industry, Designer, and Educator Awards will open in mid-2024.

Robert P. Stupp Award for Leadership Excellence

The Robert P. Stupp Award for Leadership Excellence, AISC's most prestigious industry award, is a special recognition for individuals who have provided unparalleled leadership and have had an outstanding impact on advancing the use the structural steel in the construction industry. Its name honors the vision and impact of AISC's longest-serving Board member and former chairman.

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 individuals who have provided outstanding service over a sustained period of time to AISC and to the structural steel design/construction/academic community.

Special Achievement Awards

A Special Achievement Award recognizes a singular contribution that has made a positive and substantial impact on the structural steel design and construction industry. 

Special Achievement Awards recognize singular achievements in design, construction, education, and research.