Paul Rouis Named to National Committee

March 5 2012

Ryan-Biggs announced today that Paul A. Rouis III, P.E., has been named to the American Institute of Steel Construction's (AISC) Connection Prequalification Review Panel (CPRP).

The CPRP develops American National Standards Institute-approved standard, AISC-358, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Moment Resisting Frames for Seismic Applications.  AISC 358 presents materials, design, detailing, fabrication, and inspection requirements for a series of prequalified moment-connection details in accordance with the AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings

Paul was chosen to be a member of the AISC CPRP based on his expertise, professionalism, and dedication to the steel design community and construction industry.  Committee members are appointed for a period of two years.  Paul has served consecutive terms since 2006.  With the firm since 1987, Paul is President of Ryan-Biggs.

About the American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is a not-for-profit institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States.  AISC's mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural-steel-related technical and market-building activities, including:  specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development.

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