Alumnus receives AISC Lifetime Achievement Award
Raymond H.R. Tide (B.Sc. CE 1961) has been honoured with the American Institute of Steel Construction’s (AISC) Lifetime Achievement Award for “exceptional contributions to the advancement of the structural steel design and construction industry.”
Involved with AISC for over three decades, Dr. Tide, a principal at WJE E ngineers, Architects & Material Scientists, has been instrumental in the development of AISC specifications since the early 1980’s and has chaired task committees responsible for bolts and connections. Significantly, Dr. Tide also served as Chairman of the Research Council on Structural Connections, which provides the basis for AISC’s bolted design and construction provisions.