AISC names new Steel Solutions Center director

October 12, 2004

Jason R. Ericksen, S.E., has been promoted to the position of director of the AISC Steel Solutions Center. He is responsible for coordinating all activities and promoting services provided by the center to architects, owners, general contractors, and structural engineers.

Ericksen joined the staff of AISC Marketing in August 2001 as a Solutions Center adviser. Over the past three years, he has been instrumental in providing more than 150 conceptual solutions demonstrating the cost and schedule advantages of using steel framing systems to project decision-makers. He also is the primary author of many of the SteelTools available for download from the AISC Web site.

Before joining the organization, Ericksen was with Campbell & Associates Consulting Engineers in Chicago. He has a master's degree in structural engineering and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.