The Young Engineers Committee (YEC) is pleased to host a panel discussion on the role of the Structural Engineer in Public Service on Wednesday, February 11th. The panel will include five City of Chicago officials:
Comm. Felicia Davis (Dept. of Buildings)
- Comm. Tom Powers (Dept. of Water Management)
- Comm. Rebekah Scheinfeld (CDOT)
- Acting Comm. Michael Boland (Dept. of Aviation)
- CTA Board Chair Terry Peterson (CTA)
Visit the YEC page for more information and to RSVP to this event.
Structures in Fifty Years
SEAOI is asking the design community to nominate significant projects designed by SEAOI members over the last 50 years. Projects can be new construction or structural renovations. Buildings, bridges, industrial and special structures are all eligible. The project need not be located in Illinois, or even the US, but the Structural Engineer must be/have been an SEAOI member.
nomination forms (along with an image of the project) are due to the
SEAOI office by
January 31, 2015.
All submissions will be reviewed and fifty projects will be selected. The list of selected projects will be announced in mid-2015.
In honor of the
50th anniversary of SEAOI, the Dinner Meeting topics for 2014-2015 will be dedicated to a significant project from each decade of SEAOI's history.
In October, the presentation covered the history
and restoration of Marina City (1960s). The Clark Bridge in Alton, IL (1990s) was the focus of the December meeting. January's presentation was on the Adaptive Re-Use of
Solider Field (2000s).
meeting will feature the John Hancock building
(1970s). The series concludes in
March with a
presentation on innovative structures of the
1980s, including the Chicago Mercantile
Exchange, 900 N. Michigan, and 100 N. Riverside.
The Structural Engineers Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.
These merit-based awards of $2000 each are awarded in up to four categories.
Please read the full
Scholarship Information for eligibility requirements and other details.
Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship
- Graduate Engineering Scholarship
- Max Zar Scholarship, awarded to a student enrolled in an engineering program in
the state of Illinois
- Rubinos-Mesia Scholarship, awards to an engineering student of Hispanic descent
Application Form, and submit the completed application to the SEAOI office by April 30, 2015.
Applicants should contact the
SEAOI office with questions about the process.