William "Bill" McGuire, Professor Emeritus, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, passed away on January 31, 2013. Known for his textbooks Steel Structures and Matrix Structural Analysis, Prof. McGuire's professional and research contributions covered a wide range of analysis and design topics. He was a member of the National Academy of Engineering and recipient of several society awards, including the 2005 SSRC Beedle Award, 1992 AISC T.R. Higgins Award, and 1992 ASCE Shortridge Hardesty Award. To view Prof. McGuire's obituary please click here.
The 2013 SSRC Stability Conference will be held April 17-20, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. This conference will again be held in conjuction with the AISC North American Steel Conference. For more information click here to view the SSRC conference webpage. For information on registration and lodging please visit the AISC website.
The 2012 SSRC Annual Stability Conference was held April 18-21, 2012 in Grapevine, Texas.
The conference was held in conjunction with the AISC North American Steel Conference. Click here to visit the 2012 conference page with links to view the program and table of contents of the proceedings.
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The 2012 Beedle Award recipient was Prof. Peter Birkemoe, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto. Click here for a description of the Beedle Award as well as a brief bio and photo of this year's recipient.
The 2012 Vinnakota Award
was awarded to Mark Denavit, PhD student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Honorable Mentions were awarded to Andre Graca, Technical University of Lisbon and Jonathan Eberle of Virginia Tech. Click here for more information on the Vinnakota Award as well as a list of past winners and a photo of the 2012 recipient.
The Sixth Edition of the Guide to Stability Design Criteria
First published in 1960, the Guide to Stability Design is the reference of choice for civil and structural engineers seeking reliable, in-depth coverage of stability problems and research. Written by members of the Structural Stability Research Council task groups and other specialists, all material has been updated to reflect recent developments in each subject area.
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