Bo Dowswell

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ARC International

Bo Dowswell, PE, PhD: In 1985, Bo started in the steel industry as a detailer. Since then, he has been involved with both commercial and industrial projects as a design engineer and a consultant. He is principal of ARC International, an engineering firm specializing in research and consulting for steel structures. As a professional engineer, his design practice focuses on steel connections and heavy industrial projects. Bo received a Ph.D. in structural engineering from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he is currently an adjunct professor for steel-related teaching and research. Dr. Dowswell regularly publishes technical articles on steel design, and he is a member of the AISC Committee on Specifications and the AISC Committee on Manuals. Bo is also a member of the AISC Task Group on Industrial Buildings and Nonbuilding Structures and the AISC Committee on Research.