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Joe Dardis

Senior Structural Steel Specialist | Chicago
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Joe Dardis is a Senior Structural Steel Specialist with the American Institute of Steel Construction in Chicago. Joe's primary role is helping the AEC community achieve better project outcomes using structural steel. In addition, Joe manages AISC's initiatives on construction economics and market data and is the author of the Data Driven series in Modern Steel Construction magazine.

Joe previously worked in AISC's Steel Solutions Center, and prior to joining AISC, he worked as a structural engineer in the Cleveland area. Joe earned his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio University in 2009, and a master's degree in Civil Engineering from Cleveland State University in 2012, upon completing his thesis on sustainability in the construction industry. Joe also has an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Chicago.