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We are in the middle of a revolution: a revolution of thinking. We are rethinking how we design and build our high voltage electrical power grid, which is the backbone of our economy. Our existing backbone is showing its age, and yet is challenged...Read More >>
SEI Graduate Student Chapter of the Year Award
recognizes exemplary activities and efforts to advance and serve the structural engineering profession. The award this year went to the SEI Graduate Student Chapter University of Illinois, Urbana,...Read More >>
The revision cycle for
Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings, Standard ASCE/SEI 41-17
will begin in 2018. The committee will be seeking new members to begin work on the next edition of the standard. Bob Pekelnicky, S.E., P.E., will...Read More >>
The SEI conference was a life-changing experience. I am excited to call myself a future structural engineer. The keynote speakers made the big picture of our profession come alive. Ashraf Habibullah made me consider the significance I can have if I...Read More >>
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SEI offers opportunities for every stage of your career. Get involved to advance your career and the profession.
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The SEI/ASCE Electrical Transmission & Substation Structures Conference is recognized as the must-attend conference that focuses specifically on transmission line and substation structures and foundation construction issues. This event — for utilities, suppliers, contractors, and consultants — offers an ideal setting for learning and networking.
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Minimum Design Loads For Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI 7-16)
The 2016 edition of ASCE Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures is available. Learn more about the new digital platform ASCE 7 Online, as well as the new ASCE 7 Hazard Tool, and sign up for release updates.
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Supplements and errata to ASCE Standards can be downloaded in PDF format from the ASCE Library. Supplements require a balloting and approval process. Errata correct discrepancies between the balloted and published version of a Standard, as well as typographical errors.
Easy-to-use mapping features offer a better way to look up key design parameters specified by Standard ASCE 7.
Access ASCE 7 Hazard Tool
Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings
Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings Standard ASCE/SEI 41-17, describes deficiency-based and systematic procedures that use performance-based principles to evaluate and retrofit existing buildings to withstand the effects of earthquakes.
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SEI produces many publications including books, standards, committee reports, and journals. These materials, as well as others published by ASCE, help SEI members stay current with industry changes.
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The SEI Fellow (F.SEI) grade distinguishes members as leaders and mentors in the profession.
Submit a complete SEI Fellow application package online by
for induction at Structures Congress next year.
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Invest in the Future of Structural Engineering with a gift to the SEI Futures Fund and build a brighter future for our profession.
SEI supports post-P.E. licensing of structural engineers and encourage activities to achieve this goal in each state and other jurisdictions.
This scholarship, made possible by the SEI Futures Fund, provides motivated young professionals in structural engineering (and related fields) the opportunity to participate and get involved in SEI at Structures Congress. Apply by
December 1 to be considered for the following year Structures Congress.
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The O. H. Ammann Research Fellowship in Structural Engineering is bestowed annually to a member for the purpose of encouraging the creation of new knowledge in the field of structural design and construction. Application deadline:
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Nominate a Colleague for an SEI/ASCE Award.
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becoming a Sustaining Organization Member.