Chicago, IL: The Structural Engineering Foundation (SEF) is pleased to announce a new annual scholarship in honor of Structural Engineer, Fred Haas. This scholarship is made by possible by a generous donation from the Associated Steel Erectors, and will be included in the 2020 SEF Scholarship Awards. Outstanding students that demonstrate an interest in Structural Steel Design and Construction will be considered for the scholarship of $2,500.
Mr. Haas was a past president and honorary member of the Associated Steel Erectors. He also was a past president of the Structural Engineering Foundation. He was also active with the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois and AISC, receiving the AISC Special Achievement Award in 2001 for his work in developing the AISC Erector Certification program. Mr. Haas was a graduate of Purdue University and served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the South Pacific Theater during World War II. Mr. Haas passed away in 2014 and is succeeded by his wife, Diana, and two daughters, Karen and Megan.
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The Structural Engineers Foundation (SEF) is an independent, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to one goal: the advancement of Structural Engineering. To attain this goal, SEF has committed itself to sponsoring and funding scholarships, lectures, awards, research and publications—all aimed at strengthening the Structural Engineering profession.