2021 Illinois Structural Engineering Conference

About the Conference

The participants are a diverse group of engineers from local, state, and federal agencies; consulting and contracting firms; and universities. The conference is designed for professionals in structural engineering to discuss exciting new developments in the field, gain timely job-related information, network with colleagues, and renew their sense of professional purpose.

2021 Program


Conference recordings are in the editing phase at this time. Recording links may be requested by email to Ms. Marissa Miller at marissam@illinois.edu. Please include which presentation(s) you would like to view in your request. Click here to view list of available recordings.

Professional Development Hours

The conference will provide a maximum of 11 professional development hours (PDH) for professional engineers.


Registration closed.

All participants must be registered and are urged to register in advance. If the maximum attendee capacity is reached, the conference organizers will close the registration.

The registration fee is $75 per person and includes all program sessions. Program sessions will be held on Zoom. Meeting information is sent daily by Ms. Miller based on number of registrations received. The meeting information sent is the same for all sessions.

UIUC faculty and students may attend the conference at no cost (registration required).

Refund Policy:
All cancellations must be notified by e-mail to Marissa Miller at marissam@illinois.edu.

Full refund minus $25 processing fee available up until the day before the conference. No refunds will be processed after February 17, 2021.

If you are unable to attend the conference, you can request the transfer of your registration to another participant by notifying Marissa Miller at marissam@illinois.edu before the conference.

Planning Committee

Abbas Aminmansour, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bassem Andrawes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pat Claussen, IDOT
Larry Fahnestock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ryne Fiorito, Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
William Gamble, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Robert Hong, H. W. Lochner
Andrew Kimmle, Jacobs
Richard Kristie, WJE
James LaFave, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
David Nickell, TGRWA
James Pawlikowski, REX Engineering Group
Tony Shkurti, HNTB Corporation
Rob Stadler, Thornton Tomasetti
Matt Streid, MKA
Ann Sychterz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Todd Ude, Parsons