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Connections Researcher Amit Kanvinde Wins 2022 Higgins Lectureship Award

September 14, 2021 - in Awards, News, People

CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction has awarded its 2022 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award to Amit Kanvinde, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the College of Engineering at University of California, Davis. Kanvinde will…

A Grateful Industry Recognizes Structural Engineers on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

September 10, 2021 - in News, People

CHICAGO - As the nation solemnly marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we'd like to take a moment to thank a very special group of people who…

Free Online Student/Faculty Steel Bridge Live Lecture Series to be Held September 13-29, 2021

August 18, 2021 - in Announcement, Events, News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) is teaming up with the University of Wyoming, American Iron and Steel Institute,…

AISC, NSBA Applaud Senate Passage of Infrastructure Bill

August 12, 2021 - in News

CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction and the National Steel Bridge Alliance (a division of AISC) commend the U.S. Senate for passing the $1 trillion, bipartisan infrastructure bill. The bill includes more than $110 billion to replace and…

AISC Offers $5,000 for the Next Great Connection Idea

August 12, 2021 - in Awards, News

CHICAGO - Structural steel is already the gold standard for rapid erection. But what if we could make it even faster?   The American Institute of Steel Construction has launched a challenge. We're looking for back-of-the-napkin ideas that could turn into…

AISC, ASCE Team Up for Student Steel Bridge Competition, Starting in 2021-2022

August 10, 2021 - in Awards, News

CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) today announced a renewed partnership for the Student Steel Bridge Competition, starting with the 2021-2022 school year. The annual Student Steel…

Emerging Architects: Get the Industry Recognition You Deserve–and Win $15,000

June 10, 2021 - in Awards, News

CHICAGO - Are you an up-and-coming architect? Then we want to hear about your creative vision of the future. The fourth annual Forge Prize competition is now accepting entries! This competition, established by The American Institute of Steel Construction in…

NSBA Seeks America’s Best Steel Bridges for 2022 Prize Bridge Awards

June 1, 2021 - in Awards, Events, News

CHICAGO - The National Steel Bridge Alliance and the American Institute of Steel Construction have opened the 2022 Prize Bridge Awards for entries. We're looking for outstanding bridges that showcase the innovative use of structural steel. The entry deadline…

Steel Industry and Labor Emphasize Importance of Steel Tariffs and Urge Biden to Keep Them In Place

May 20, 2021 - in Buildings, Structural components

CHICAGO - Seven of the leading groups representing the domestic steel industry and labor today urged President Joe Biden to ensure steel tariffs, put in place in 2018 to protect national security, are preserved. The American Institute of Steel Construction…

AISC Names 2020 Safety Award Winners

March 30, 2021 - in Awards, News

CHICAGO – The American Institute of Steel Construction is pleased to recognize more than 135 steel fabricators and erectors for their outstanding safety records in 2020. Most of this year's winners have earned the Institute's top safety award, the Safety…