WASHINGTON, DC – American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Vice President of Construction Robert J. Wills, P.E., was recognized with the prestigious American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Lifetime Achievement Award at NASCC: The Steel Conference on April 12, 2023 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Robert was recognized for “his long and illustrious career in the steel industry, including his work on codes and standards and construction market activities.”
The award was presented by AISC President Charles Carter, S.E., P.E., Ph.D. and AISC Board of Directors Chairman Steve Knitter, president of Geiger and Peters, Inc., during NASCC: The Steel Conference, an annual event hosted by AISC that brings together thousands of professionals, academics and students involved in the design and construction of steel buildings and bridges.
“We congratulate Robert on being presented with this prestigious award recognizing his career accomplishments over more than 30 years with the American steel industry,” said AISI President and CEO Kevin Dempsey. “Robert has worked tirelessly over the years to build strong partnerships with respected organizations like AISC to advance innovative steel solutions and keep steel competitive in the commercial buildings, residential construction and transportation/infrastructure markets. We are pleased to see his commitment and hard work recognized in this way.”
AISI serves as the voice of the American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. AISI’s membership is comprised of integrated and electric arc furnace steelmakers, and associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry. For more news about steel and its applications, view AISI’s websites at www.steel.org and www.buildusingsteel.org.