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SEAOI 2018 Special Award Winners Announced

Parul Dubey on May 11, 2018 - in Awards, News, Projects

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 SEAOI Special Awards, which will be given at the Annual Awards Banquet, held on June 9, 2018 at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, IL. This annual event honors several individuals for their contributions to, and efforts on behalf of, the structural engineering community.


John F. Parmer Award recipient – Kenneth D. Price, PE, SE, PEng. Vice President – Manager Complex Bridge Group for WSP


The John F. Parmer Award is presented to a structural engineer in recognition of outstanding lifelong contributions in the field of structural engineering. This award is presented jointly by SEAOI and the Structural Engineers Foundation. The candidate must be an individual whose distinguished career is acknowledged by his or her peers to be an example of excellence.


SEAOI Service Award recipient – Lawrence C. Novak, SE, SECB, F.ACI, F.SEI, CERT, LEED AP Senior Director of Structural Engineering & Codes for Portland Cement Association


The SEAOI Service Award is given to individuals for outstanding contributions to SEAOI or to the profession of structural engineering in the State of Illinois. It is given to a person in the design, construction, or related field, who has achieved outstanding success and distinction in his or her career, and who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of structural engineering.


Outstanding Young Engineer Award recipient – Jovica Grbić, SE Senior Project Engineer

Wight & Company


In 2008, SEAOI introduced an Outstanding Young Engineer Award to honor a Young Engineer (aged 35 or younger) who is recognized by his or her peers for outstanding achievements in structural engineering.


For more information about the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois Special Awards, please visit www.SEAOI.org.

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) was founded in 1965 by practicing structural engineers to advance and advocate excellence in structural engineering and to aid in safeguarding the lives and property of the public. SEAOI’s Mission is to champion excellence for its members in the practice of Structural Engineering. SEAOI contributes to the expansion of the art and science of structural engineering by offering education, outreach and networking opportunities to members and the public living and working in Illinois.

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