Joe Dardis is a Structural Steel Specialist with the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) in Chicago. In addition to his primary role of increasing the use of structural steel in the Chicago marketplace, Joe authors articles for Modern Steel Construction magazine and serves on the Engineering Journal Review Board. He is also a member of several professional organizations in the Chicagoland area.
Joe previously worked in AISC's Steel Solutions Center, and prior to joining AISC, Joe worked as a structural engineer in the Cleveland area. Joe earned his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio University in 2009, and a master's degree in Civil Engineering from Cleveland State University in 2012, upon completing his thesis on sustainability in the construction industry. Joe is also currently pursuing an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Chicago.