Welcome to new graduate students Marian Chee and Kelley Grabner! Marian received her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Union College and is a CEE Structural Engineering Fellow, and Kelley received her BS in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and is a CEE Distinguished and College of Engineering Carver Fellow. Marian is working with Prof. James LaFave and Prof. Larry Fahnestock on integral abutment bridge research, and Kelley is working with Prof. Fahnestock on seismic braced frame research. Welcome also to Santiago Zaruma, a second year Fulbright Fellow from Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, who is also working with Prof. Fahnestock on seismic braced frame research.
During the past few months, Prof. Fahnestock has taken on several new service roles with professional organizations. He was appointed as an Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering and a member of AISC Task Committee 3 – Loads, Analysis and Stability.