Applications for $200,000 Milek Fellowship Due Sept. 18, 2020

July 13, 2020


CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction is looking for outstanding university faculty to apply for the $200,000 2021 Milek Fellowship.

The Milek Fellowship program is designed to contribute to the research careers of young faculty who teach and conduct research investigations related to structural steel while producing research results beneficial to designers, fabricators, and erectors of structural steel.

The Milek Fellowship provides $50,000 annually and four years of complimentary registration to NASCC: The Steel Conference. At least half of the funds should be used to fund a doctoral candidate who demonstrates exceptional potential for contributing to the U.S. structural steel design and construction industry.

Recent recipients include Matt Yarnold of Texas A&M for his work on the behavior of hot-rolled asymmetric steel I-beams, Johnn P. Judd of the University of Wyoming for his work on an inelastic design method for steel buildings subjected to wind loads, and Gary Prinz from the University of Arkansas for his work on steel seismic systems with architectural flexibility.

Applications are due on or before Sept.18, 2020. Visit for more information.


For more information contact:

Dani Friedland
Director of Marketing Communications

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC's mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, market development, and advocacy. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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