Free SteelDay Webinar: Bridging Research and Practice to Go Beyond the Specification (October 21, 2022)

Designers, fabricators, and researchers are all at the forefront of steel innovation.

And great things can happen if they work together to solve problems and confirm that creative design solutions actually work. Our free SteelDay webinar takes a look at several projects where design firms engaged with researchers to get confirmation that their innovative idea would be successful. As an added bonus, the design firms worked with students who became future employees!

AISC’s new vice president of engineering and research, Christopher Raebel, has been involved in several of these projects, and he’s thrilled to share his expertise with you during the 2022 free National SteelDay webinar on October 21.

Raebel spent 12 years practicing at firms that specialize in commercial, residential, and industrial structural design before switching over to academia. He served as chair of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), where he was also director of the Architectural Engineering Program.

Date: 10/21/2022 

Time: 12:30 p.m. Central

Duration: 1.0 hours

Registration Deadline: 10/21/2022 12:15 p.m. Central

Connection Instructions: After registration, log in to learning.aisc.org to access the webinar and handouts for the course.

Individual Registration

Register one person. Only one certificate will be issued.

    • This is a FREE webinar but you must register!
Group Registration

Register yourself then register others on your company roster in two ways:

  1. Before the webinar, register coworkers to give them access to their own webinar connection and certificate (e.g. work-from-home).
  2. After the webinar, report attendance for coworkers watching together with you from one location (e.g. conference room).

    • This is a FREE webinar but you must register!

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Speakers

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            Christopher Raebel

Raebel served as chair of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), where he was also director of the Architectural Engineering Program. His areas of expertise include structural engineering, structural mechanics, structural steel design, steel connection analysis and design, robustness in steel-framed structures, floor vibrations due to occupant activities, and engineering education. In 2016, he was one of the first recipients of AISC's (Terry Peshia) Early Career Faculty Award.

Raebel holds a bachelor's degree in architectural engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), a master's in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and a doctorate in civil engineering from Marquette University. Before he became a teaching professor and applied researcher, Raebel spent 12 years practicing at firms specializing in the design of commercial, residential, and industrial structures.

He's licensed as a professional engineer in Wisconsin, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina, and is a licensed structural engineer in Illinois.