University Programs

Student Steel Bridge Competition Webinars

We are hosting live webinars throughout the year leading up to the 2024 Student Steel Bridge Competition, and you are invited! These webinars provide the opportunity to learn more about the competition and should be helpful for both new and seasoned competitors. 


2024 Student Steel Bridge Competition Kickoff Webinar

Ready, set, go--it's time for the 2024 SSBC! In this webinar, the SSBC Rules Committee Chair Jason McCormick, PE, PhD, and the National Head Judge Javier Moncada, PE outlined this year’s major changes to the Rules and provided a general overview of what to expect this year.

AISC also shared new and updated resources for your team, including how to connect with structural engineering mentors in your area and an opportunity to get your team in front of potential sponsors.

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Student Steel Bridge Competition: Bridging the Gap and Getting Started

Are you new to the Student Steel Bridge Competition? Has it been a few years since your school has been able to participate? Are you wondering how best to get started for this year's competition? In this webinar, we go over the basics of the SSBC and chat with three experienced SSBC alumni who share their advice for building a successful team. 

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Software Week: Bentley Education

Learn about modeling and design using Bentley Education’s software, STAAD.Pro. This webinar covers how to use STADD.Pro for loading and analysis and how this program will benefit your design process in the AISC/ASCE Student Steel Bridge Competition.

Speaker: Sabrina Tedeschi, Senior Application Engineer with Bentley Systems, Inc.

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Software Week: Trimble

Learn about using 3D software models for bridge design and construction. This webinar introduces Trimble technology solutions like Tekla Structural Designer for analysis and design and Tekla Structures for producing a BIM model and drawings that can help take your bridge from design to fabrication. See how industry engineers and fabricators rely on 3D modeling and how it can benefit you in the AISC/ASCE Student Steel Bridge Competition.

Speaker: Danny McPheron, PE, Tekla Engineering Application Specialist

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