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CFSEI Hosting 2022 Student Competition On Cold-Formed Steel Design

Entry Deadline Is February 18, 2022

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) is hosting a 2022 Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design. The contest is open to all full-time students at all levels who are interested in cold-formed steel design and creative problem solving. Entries are due on February 18, 2022.

The competition problem on wall section design and the rules are available at https://www.cfsei.org/student_competition_2022.

Students can work on the project individually or within a team. Monetary awards will be provided to the top three winners, and the winning designs will be recognized and exhibited at selected professional conferences. Participants are encouraged to sign up for a free complimentary CFSEI membership to gain access to a wide range of benefits uniquely tailored for cold-formed steel engineers. More information on free CFSEI student member benefits can be found at https://www.cfsei.org/membership.

Winners will be selected by a judging panel in April, and they will be announced in May. Awards will be mailed to the winning students in June. The competition is being held to promote higher education in cold-formed steel structural design and to encourage students to use creative thinking skills to solve engineering problems.

The 2022 Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design is sponsored by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), and calculation software has been donated by Simpson Strong-Tie. Additional companies are welcome to donate software. For more information on sponsorship, contact Rose Kuria at rkuria@steel.org.

About The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute

CFSEI_logoThe Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute comprises hundreds of structural engineers and other design professionals who are finding a better way to produce safe and efficient designs for commercial and residential structures with cold-formed steel. CFSEI members work together to develop and evolve industry standards and design methods, produce and issue technical bulletins, and provide seminars and online training to improve the knowledge and skills base of engineers and design professionals. For more information, visit www.cfsei.org.

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