Tide Presented with AISC Lifetime Achievement Award

March 18, 2014
WJE Principal Raymond H. R. Tide has been honored with the American Institute of Steel Construction's (AISC) Lifetime Achievement Award for "exceptional contributions to the advancement of the structural steel design and construction industry." Involved with AISC for over three decades, Dr. Tide has been instrumental in the development of AISC Specifications since the early 1980s and has chaired task committees responsible for bolts and connections. Significantly, Dr. Tide also served as Chairman of the Research Council on Structural Connections, which provides the basis for AISC's bolted design and construction provisions.

Since joining WJE in 1982, Raymond Tide has been involved in a wide range of investigations of steel structures, including collapses, material deterioration, fatigue, brittle fracture, welding, mill-rolling defects, fire exposure, and structural damage. He holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Manitoba, a master of science in civil engineering from Lehigh University, and a doctor of science in civil engineering from Washington University, St. Louis.

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