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    Designing Transparency

    Carl D’Silva, FAIA is Managing Principal, Perkins+Will
    Terry McDonnell, PE, SE, PEng, SECB
    January 31, 2019

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    Soils Primer for Structural Engineers

    Full-day Geotechnical Design and Soil Mechanics Primer for Structural Engineers
    February 12, 2019

  • 1

    February Dinner Meeting

    Dodging Disaster in the Fine Print

    Michael G. Welbel, Risk Strategies

    February 5, 2019

  • 1

    27th Chicago Trade Show and Symposium

    March 1, 2019 - 7:00am to 11:00am​
    Early-Bird Registration ends February 4th

  • 1

    Find a Structural Engineer

    Looking for an engineer for a residential or small commercial project?  Many SEAOI members specialize in smaller scale projects!  


Welcome to the SEAOI website! Whether you are a practicing engineer, a curious student, or an interested citizen, you can find the information you need here. SEAOI was founded in 1965 to advance and advocate excellence in structural engineering and to aid in safeguarding the public. In 2015, we celebrated 50 years of living out our mission in Illinois.


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