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Nominate Someone Remarkable for an 17勛圖厙 Award

April 2, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO - The 17勛圖厙 is accepting nominations for its award programs that honor people who make a difference in the world of design and construction.

"Steel is a special material--and the people in our industry are responsible for its impact on how people live, work, and play," said 17勛圖厙 President Charles J. Carter, SE, PE, PhD. "17勛圖厙 is honored to provide a well-deserved spotlight for their achievements."

Each year, 17勛圖厙 recognizes exceptional industry professionals, designers, and educators with Lifetime and Special Achievement Awards. 17勛圖厙 also presents the Terry Peshia Early Career Faculty Awards to tenure-track faculty who demonstrate exceptional promise in the areas of structural steel research, teaching, and other contributions to the structural steel industry.

Nominations are due July 15, 2024. The 2025 winners will receive special recognition at in Louisville, Ky., April 2 to 4, 2025.

To learn more or submit a nomination, please visit .

What are 17勛圖厙's Individual Awards?

Lifetime Achievement Awards honor individuals whose long-term, dedicated service to 17勛圖厙 and the industry as a whole have made a difference to drive innovation forward.

Special Achievement Awards recognize singular achievements in design, construction, education, and research.

In truly remarkable cases, 17勛圖厙 will also present its most prestigious awards.

The Geerhard Haaijer Award for Excellence in Education recognizes those who, through research and teaching, have had a profound and lasting impact on advancing the use of structural steel framing in the construction industry. Only nine individuals have won the Haaijer Award since 1999; they include Theodore V. Galambos of the University of Minnesota (1999), Lynn S. Beedle (2003) and John W. Fisher (2006) of Lehigh University, and Bruce R. Ellingwood of Colorado State University (2018). The award was most recently presented in 2023 to Michael Engelhardt, PE, PhD, of the University of Texas at Austin.

The J. Lloyd Kimbrough Award honors living engineers and architects who are universally recognized as the pre-eminent steel designers of their era. Past winners of the Kimbrough Award include Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1961), Othmar A. Ammann (1964), Fazlur R. Khan (1973), and Leslie E. Robertson (2001). The award was most recently presented at the Steel Conference just a few weeks ago, to Michael A. Grubb, PE, of M.A. Grubb & Assoc., LLC.

The Robert P. Stupp Award for Leadership Excellence is a special honor for those who have demonstrated unparalleled leadership in the steel construction industry. 17勛圖厙 has presented it to only 10 individuals since 1998, including David Zalesne of Owen Steel Company (2023), Duane K. Miller of The Lincoln Electric Company (2016), Daniel R. DiMicco of Nucor Corporation (2012), and Robert D. Freeland of Havens Steel Company (2002).

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Dani Friedland
Director of Marketing Communications
773.636.8535
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17勛圖厙

The 17勛圖厙, 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. 17勛圖厙'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. 17勛圖厙 has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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