SEI is a vibrant, 20,000 plus community of structural engineers within the American Society of Civil Engineers. SEI started on October 1, 1996 in order to serve the unique needs of the structural engineering community more effectively while also being their voice on broader issues that shape the entire civil engineering community.
Members of SEI can take advantage of discipline-specific products and services while also receiving all of the benefits of ASCE membership.
Because SEI has members who are leaders in both structural engineering practice and academia, SEI provides wonderful networking opportunities while also stimulating coordination and understanding between academia and practicing engineers - driving the practical application of cutting edge research.
SEI advances our members' careers, stimulates technological advancement, and improves professional practice.
The Pittsburgh Section of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) is a technical institute sanctioned by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It is our goal to support the local structural engineering profession in the region.
Structural engineering spans a wide variety of project types, materials of construction and design criteria. The practicing structural engineer faces a daunting task in developing and maintaining a working knowledge of emerging topics and fields, in addition to existing information required to solve diverse project requirements.
It is the hope and intent of the SEI to support practicing structural engineers and students in this task by providing:
The SEI also strives to advance the structural engineering profession through outreach opportunities.
As part of Pittsburgh Section strategic planning the SEI Chapter has set long term goals to:
Pittsburgh has a long history of engineering and industry. From bridges to buildings, and from project planning to completion, our structural professionals have a tremendous depth of experience and knowledge. SEI desires to promote open dialog of this information between firms, enriching the quality of Pittsburgh’s structural engineering community.
Pittsburgh SEI Announcements:
Check here regularly for the latest Local and National News, Events and Announcements.
WEBINAR ON SEI BENEFITS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND INITIATIVES:
Listen to the November 29 webinar by SEI President Andy Herrmann and SEI Young Professional Committee Chair Linda Kaplan for a review of SEI member benefits and opportunities including special offerings for students and professionals to make the most of membership in SEI/ASCE, as well as an update on SEI Vision for the Future of SE initiatives.
CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS AND ABSTRACTS FOR INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONS FOR 2018 SEI STRUCTURES CONGRESS!
All session proposals and abstract submissions are due June 5, 2017.
For additional information on the Structural Engineering Institute, please contact SEI Chair,
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