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James K. Wight receives Chester Paul Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research

Professor James K. Wight received the Siess Award during the ACI Spring Convention in San Antonio.| Short Read

Professor Wight was selected to receive the Chester Paul Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research based on his co-authored paper that presented a theoretical approach to predict the shear strength of steel fiber reinforced concrete beams without web reinforcement. This paper was selected as the best paper to appear in the ACI Structural Journal during the last calendar year. This is the second time Professor Wight has received this “best journal paper” award.

the ISS overlooks aurora borealis

More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts

U-Michigan researchers play lead roles in national effort funded by NSF, NASA. | Medium Read