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GEOTECH/STRUCT/MAT/CONSTR Seminar: Lee Shoemaker

Title: "Metal Building Systems and Engineering Opportunities."

Abstract
Metal building systems are used in over one-third of nonresidential low-rise construction in the United States. This presentation will answer all of your burning questions about metal buildings. What are metal buildings? How are they different from other forms of construction? How are they designed, fabricated and constructed? What engineering career opportunities are available in the metal building industry?

Bio
W. Lee Shoemaker has served as the Director of Research and Engineering for the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) since 1994. He received his Bachelor’s Degree and PhD in Civil Engineering from Duke University and his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Tulane University.

Shoemaker's responsibilities with MBMA include directing the technical research and education programs as well as representing MBMA on several technical committees including ASCE 7 Committee on Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, and the AISC Committee on Specifications for Structural Steel Buildings.

Dial-In Information

Zoom Meeting ID: 92128871437
Password: 325622

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Topic

Engineering

Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public

Tags

CEE Seminar, CEE Fall 2020

Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
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